An estimated 100 exhibitors participate in Memorial’s Be Aware
Women’s Fair each year. Exhibitors cover topics including finance,
fitness, health, beauty, fashion, home decoration and education.
The Be Aware Women’s Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Orr Building on the Illinois State
The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
walk will be held the same day on the fairgrounds. All participants
in the walk will receive free admission to the Be Aware Women’s
Exhibitors’ booths are available on a first-come, first-served
basis. Booth prices range from $125 to $225; all booth fees increase
by $50 after June 15. The deadline for booth reservations for
exhibitors is Aug. 17.
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Exhibitors can visit BeAwareWomens Fair.com to print off an
agreement. They can also send an email to
email@example.com or call the
Memorial Medical Center Foundation office at (217) 788-4700 for a
contract or for more information.
Proceeds from the Be Aware Women’s Fair support the foundation’s
breast cancer patient assistance fund, which provides financial
assistance to breast cancer patients for items or services that can
help meet basic needs, decrease stress or improve the healing
process, such as compression gloves, wigs or premade meals.