To help bring
awareness of women’s health issues as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Wake
Forest Baptist Health – Lexington Medical Center will host Ladies’ Night Out on
Thursday, October 12, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the 119 West Third Event Center in
Women of all ages
can receive free screenings for BMI, balance, blood pressure, and a foot check.
Chair massages and mini-manicures will also be provided and guests can browse beauty
and fashion vendors while enjoying wine and hors d’oeuvres. Participants will
have the opportunity to win prizes and will receive information on services
from across the community.
At 7 p.m., guests will be able to participate in an “Ask the
Doctor” event with a panel of female physicians. In this talk show-style venue,
experts will answer
questions about women’s health topics such as heart health, headaches,
menopause, bone health, nutrition, cancer care and more. Cindy Farmer, Fox 8
news anchor and breast health advocate, plans to be the emcee for the event.
“This is a great opportunity for women in the community to
come together and learn more about their health,” said Nevine Hanna, M.D.,
radiation oncologist at Wake Forest Baptist Health Cancer Center – Lexington. “Women
will be able to receive free health screenings, eat, shop, get a free bra
fitting, enter to win prizes and get health care advice straight from the
Ladies’ Night Out is a women’s health event that promotes
women’s health in a comfortable, relaxing environment for women. Participants
will have the opportunity to schedule their annual mammogram and learn more
about new 3D mammography options at Lexington Medical Center.
The event is free, but space is limited so people are
encouraged to register by calling 336-713-BEST.
The 119 West Third Event Center is attached to the J. Smith Young
YMCA in Lexington.