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College of Pharmacy to co-sponsor ‘Friendsgiving’ cancer program

Uninsured women ages 21-59 are invited to a free Friendsgiving program, which will feature a cancer prevention cooking class and information on cancer screenings in the area. Sponsored by UGA’s College of Pharmacy, the American Cancer Society and the Athens-Clarke County Extension Office, the program will be offered on Nov. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and on Nov. 13 from 5-7:30 p.m. Interested participants may choose their preferred session; both will be held at the East ­Athens Community Center, 400 McKinley Drive.

The program also will include a Thanksgiving-style meal, recipe tastings and door prizes. ­Attendees will be entered into a drawing for $25 in groceries for a holiday meal. 

To register or for more information, contact the Athens-Clarke County Extension Office at ­706-613-3640 or Athens Neighborhood Health Clinic at 706-543-1145.