Nominations will be accepted until July 18 by mailing your
nomination to Super Survivor, c/o Memorial Medical Center
Foundation, 701 N. First St., Mailbox 61, Springfield, IL 62781, or
by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. People can also nominate
someone by going to the Super Survivors page at
Three nominees will be selected in a random drawing on July 22. Each
will receive a makeover including a visit to BJ Grand Salon and Spa
the day before and on the morning of the Be Aware Women’s Fair, free
admission to the women’s fair, a new outfit to unveil on the day of
the event and other gifts.
Memorial’s fifth annual Be Aware Women’s Fair will run from 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Orr Building on the Illinois
Nominations must include the following information: nominator’s name
and phone number; nominee’s name, age and phone number; and a brief
explanation of how the nominee’s cancer journey has been
inspirational to those around her.
Nominees will be notified by phone by July 24.
Admission to the Be Aware Women’s Fair is $4. Proceeds from
Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair will go toward the hospital’s
mammography patient assistance fund.
An estimated 100 booths featuring local exhibitors will cover a wide
range of topics, including clothing, finance, fitness, health,
beauty, fashion, home decoration, education and nutrition.
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The event will again feature a wide range of health screenings,
including blood pressure, cholesterol, body fat and bone density.
The American Cancer Society will hold its annual Making
Strides Against Breast Cancer walk that same day at the Illinois
State Fairgrounds. All registered walkers will receive free
admission to Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair.
Registration for the walk begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Commodities
Pavilion, just west of the Grandstand. The walk begins at 9 a.m.
at the pavilion and goes through the Department of Natural
Resources area. The closing ceremony will be held about 10:45
a.m. on the entertainment stage at the Be Aware Women’s Fair.
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