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October 24, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Susan G. Komen for the Cure®’s National Outreach Tour Visits California State University, Dominguez Hills

The Susan G. Komen On the Go™ mobile experience educates and engages people of all ages in the breast cancer movement where they live, work and play.

On Monday, Nov. 3, California State University, Dominguez Hills will host Komen On the Go™. This stop along the nationwide tour aims to teach participants to take charge of their breast health, be empowered to share information with friends, and join the breast cancer movement.

WHAT: The Komen On the Go™ signature bright pink vehicles convert into an interactive learning center. This fun, hands-on experience features computer kiosks chock full of information on the breast cancer movement, life-saving recommendations about breast health awareness, useful instruction such as how to do a breast self-exam, inspirational videos, and an eight-foot “graffiti wall” for sharing memories or pledging support for the cause. Other perks include information on how to volunteer in your area, details on the Komen Los Angeles County Race for the Cure, and tips on supporting loved ones facing breast cancer.

WHO: Susan G. Komen for the Cure and California State University, Dominguez Hills

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 3
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: California State University, Dominguez Hills
University North Lawn,

For more information, previous event photos and a complete tour schedule, visit www.komen.org/go.

CONTACT: Joanna Morales
Susan G. Komen, Los Angeles County
310-489-0856
jmorales@komenlacounty.org

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About Komen On the Go™ -- Infiltrate. Educate. Elevate. Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is on a mission to end breast cancer forever, and the Komen On the Go™ mobile experience is bringing that message to communities across the country. From inner cities to community festivals; public universities to neighborhood centers, Komen On the Go’s signature bright pink vehicles are teaching Americans everywhere to take charge of their breast health and empowering participants to share information with friends and join the breast cancer movement. Currently in its fifth cross-country tour, Komen On the Go will be on exhibit more than 150 days in more than 50 communities across the United States, educating and elevating thousands of people with messages of hope. The tour is made possible, in part, by founding sponsor, the Val Skinner Foundation and the LIFE (LPGA Pros In The Fight To Eradicate Breast Cancer) Event series. For more information, visit www.komen.org/go.

About CSU Dominguez Hills -- California State University, Dominguez Hills is a highly diverse, urban university located in the South Bay, primarily serving the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The university prides itself on its outstanding faculty and friendly, student-centered environment. Known for excellence in teacher education, nursing, psychology, business administration, and digital media arts, new degree programs include computer science, criminal justice, recreation and leisure studies, social work, and communication disorders. On campus is the Home Depot Center, a multi-purpose sports complex that hosts world-class soccer, tennis, track and field, lacrosse, and cycling.

 

 

 



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