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TOWN OF MIAMI LAKES NEWS
243px-All-America City LogoOn Monday, February 10th, the Women's Breast Health Initiative, Florida officially opens its doors at its brand new headquarters at 14125 NW 80th Avenue in Miami Lakes. The non-profit organization follows a grassroots approach to offer prevention and early detection for breast cancer and heart disease, the two largest causes of death among women.
For Immediate Release
February 25, 2014
Contact: Nicole Singletary
Tel: 305-364-6100
E-mail:  singletaryn@miamilakes-fl.gov
 
Women's Breast Health Initiative Opens New Headquarters in Miami Lakes
 
 
Miami Lakes, FL -  On Monday, February 10th, the Women's Breast Health Initiative, Florida officially opens its doors at its brand new headquarters at 14125 NW 80th Avenue in Miami Lakes. The non-profit organization follows a grassroots approach to offer prevention and early detection for breast cancer and heart disease, the two largest causes of death among women.

"We've come a long way since our founding in 2006," said Andrea Ivory, founder of the group and winner of the 2009 Top Ten CNN Heroes Award. "We have served more than 62,000 households and saved thousands of lives. Our expanded offices will allow us to continue the work we've started right here in South Florida."

The Town Council participated in the official ribbon cutting and a proclamation was presented by Mayor Wayne Slaton.

 

 

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The organization is dedicated to educating women about the importance of breast health by providing door to door awareness, education, screening, and referrals, targeting under-served women, in an effort to fight breast cancer and now also heart disease one household at a time.

For more information about the project, visit www.flbreasthealth.com .

The agency is still in need of volunteers and donations. Anyone interested should call (305) 825-4081.