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Power Over Prostate Cancer: A Gathering for Black Men and the Family Members Who Love Them

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About: The goal of the gathering is to provide Black men with prostate cancer and other Black men with information on prevention of prostate cancer and new treatments. In addition, the gathering aims to provide opportunities for Black men with prostate cancer and their families to share and learn ways to cope with the impact of this disease. 

When: Feb. 11 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Register

Where: Springhill Missionary Baptist Church | 120 SE Williston Road, Gainesville, FL 32641

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Gators Gymnastics Link to Pink meet

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About: The Florida Gators Gymnastics squad faces Missouri during the 17th annual Link to Pink event sponsored by UF Health. The event aims to raise awareness of breast cancer prevention and treatment

When: Feb. 10 | 6:45 p.m.

Where: Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O’Connell Center

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Wilmot Botanical Gardens

About: Wilmot Botanical Gardens is a free, five-acre garden with accessible walkways and plenty of benches for relaxing. In addition, there is a therapeutic horticulture program housed in a greenhouse in the gardens. The program is available to those affected by cancer. It is a most worthwhile activity for the mind and spirit, and no experience is necessary! Caregivers are welcome. There is a small parking lot adjacent to the greenhouse that you can park in for free during the sessions. Call or email Leah Diehl for more information: leahdiehl@ufl.edu or 352-294-5003.

Where: Wilmot Botanical Gardens Greenhouse
When: Call/email for current schedule