October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the “Calendar Girls” would like to remind all women to schedule a mammogram for this year.
“This is not a once-and-done test,” said Elaine Kozlowsky, president of Franklin Needs, Inc., the non-profit organization responsible for producing the annual calendar that features area women in provocative dress as a spur to increase breast cancer awareness.
“Breast cancer has to start somewhere,” she said. “Even though you may have had a clear screening in the past, or have no family history, this is no guarantee that you won’t fall victim to it.”
Franklin Needs will pay the cost of mammograms and follow-up testing to diagnosis if you are a
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“We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our local business community, civic and government organizations as well as the residents of
She said the group got a call last week from a
She said that if necessary, the next calendar will come out for 2017. “Until then, we are experimenting with a limited number of posters featuring the ladies of the 2009 calendar, “ said Kozlowsky. “They will only be available at Artemis and The Grill in