Breast Cancer Awareness Month Programs at St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project
Hawkins Point Visitors Center
Two events are scheduled to
promote October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Hawkins Point
Visitors Center at the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project.
On Thursday, October 13 at 7 pm, Jackie Dow, health
associate, Canton-Potsdam Hospital, will offer a breast health
presentation. It will include a question and answer session. Dow also
represents North Country Mobile Mammography Services. North Country
Mobile Mammography Services operates within a coach-type bus and makes
scheduled stops to bring mammography to underserved populations in the
Prior to the presentation, experience the wide array
of interactive exhibits, at the newly constructed $5 million visitors
center, which will re-open at 6 pm. Exhibits include Water Power and
the St. Lawrence facility, Basics of Electricity and Uses of
Electricity. Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the
power dam from Hawkins Point.
On Friday, October 14, the North Country Mobile
Mammography Coach will be on hand to perform mammograms, by appointment,
from 9 am to 1 pm. Appointments are scheduled by calling 1-877-MAMMO2GO
or 1-877-626-6624. North Country Mobile Mammography accommodates women
who do not have health insurance and for those women who have insurance,
all insurance is accepted. The visitors center is open normal hours.
Thursday, October 13
TIME: 7 pm (Visitors Center re-opens at 6 pm.)
EVENT: Mobile Mammography
Friday, October 14
TIME: 9 am – 1pm, By Appointment.
(Visitors Center open normal hours, 9 am – 5 pm)
DIRECTIONS: From Massena:
Take State Route 37 east to Route 131 (across fromSt. Lawrence Centre
Mall), turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower Lock tunnel. Then
take the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and continue for two miles.
Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the entrance road to the
Carol Simpson, Community Relations, regional manager, NYPA, at (315)
764-0226, ext. 304, or (800) 262-NYPA, if calling from New York State.
Jackie Dow, Women’s Health Associate, Canton-Potsdam Hospital, at (315)
261-5935, or 1-866-507-0593