#WebinarWednesday Breast Health Information: Inform, Engage, Empower

Join Susan G. Komen® as we kick off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (#NBCAM) with the first of many informative & impactful webinars over the next few weeks:

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Breast Health Information: Inform, Engage, Empower

1130AM CT to 1230PM CT | 10.01.2014

Presented by Amberlea Childs | Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Affiliate

Hosted by the North Central Region of Susan G. Komen

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1382581257451599873

This webinar will be a conversational style discussion about family history, personal risk, breast screening recommendations, breast cancer signs and symptoms, and making healthy lifestyle choices. Participants will leave feeling empowered to be an active participant in their own health!

Presenter Amberlea Childs manages the Kohl’s Conversation for a Cure Program for Komen Southeast Wisconsin. The goals of this program are to educate the community on the importance of breast health and to encourage women to take action by getting lifesaving breast cancer screenings (ie. clinical breast exams, mammograms).

Mrs. Amberlea Childs

Mrs. Childs oversees Susan G. Komen’s – Kohl’s Conversations for the Cure, a breast health education and screening program in Southeast Wisconsin. In addition to recruiting and training the volunteer pool of diverse community health workers, Amberlea is also a breast health educator and has been talking and teaching breast health for over 10 years. First trained as a Triple Touch Trainer through the American Cancer Society and now a 3-year breast cancer survivor herself, she knows firsthand the value of screening and advocates for women to take action and become an active participant in their health.

Mrs. Childs founded a breast cancer educational non-profit, Viva Las Chicas in St. Petersburg, FL and currently serves on the Board of Directors. She is an active member in many breast cancer groups and coalitions nationally and statewide. Additionally, Mrs. Childs was diagnosed with breast cancer while having no health insurance and continues to advocate that just because a woman doesn’t have health insurance doesn’t mean she should have to forego on her healthcare. Mrs. Childs has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from University of South Florida.

Note: Your local Komen affiliate will be live-tweeting the event … Follow @KomenKansasCity on Twitter as well as the following hashtags: #bcjourney & #whatgivesmestrength.

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