American Cancer Society gearing up for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BELPRE, Ohio (WTAP) - The American Cancer Society in the Mid-Ohio Valley is having their first "Bras Across the Bridge."

"People can do them in memory or in honor of someone is has battled breast cancer. It's also a fundraiser but it's also that awareness tool," said Hathaway.

Carmen Hathaway is the community development manager of the American Cancer Society.

To participate in the event you can donate a bra and a $10 donation at one off four support hubs across the Mid-Ohio Valley. Bras can also be purchased at the support hubs until September 27th.

The support hubs are located at:

Unity Cafe in Parkersburg
Hawkins Family Denistry in Belpre
West Virginia Central Federal Credit Union in Vienna
Huntington Bank in Marietta

The ceremony will be held October 1st at Matheny Motors at the foot of the bridge in Parkersburg at 5:30.

Participants will walk across the bridge to view the bras and who they honor or remember. There will be refreshments at the Belpre Rite Aid.

Organizers are hoping to have all donations and bras collected by September 27th.

For more information visit the "Bras Across the Bridge" Facebook page.

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