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Community Connections  

These community web pages offer information to promote healthy, active lifestyles and ways to access cancer educational materials and resources.

Sharing information through education and participation at area events are two ways in which we actively partner with our community.

Our goal is to continue building partnerships that promote engagement so that, together, we promote health and reduce cancer.

We want to be your "go to" resource for helping keep you, your family, your friends, co-workers, and employers that make up our community informed about ways to prevent cancer and the role that screening plays in detecting cancer early. We'll share ways that novel research taking place at the Cancer Center is impacting cancer.

The GRU Cancer Center is committed to reducing cancer and its burden in our community - locally, regionally, state-wide, and globally. 

Educational Services 

  • Presentations or guest speakers about different types of cancer and ways to reduce the chances of getting cancer.
  • Exhibits and displays at area community or faith-based events and health fairs.
  • Written information to increase cancer awareness and promote cancer prevention or risk reduction for your organization's newsletters.

Request a Speaker

To request a speaker or GRU Cancer Center's participation at your community event or health fair in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), contact us via email at: and/or complete the Presentation or Exhibitor Request Form.

Events Calendar

As part of our community education we are happy to participate in events throughout the CSRA like health fairs, training, workshops, conferences, and festivals. We try to honor all requests and ask that you submit your request at least 6-8 weeks prior to your scheduled event. 

Join the GRU Cancer Center at the following 2015 community events:


October 10, Hispanic Festival, Augusta Commons, 12:00 noon - 11:00 p.m.

October 13, Jeff Maxwell Library 5:00-6:00 p.m. 1927 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, GA 

October 17, True Vine Baptist Church Health Fair, 10:00 a.m., True Vine Baptist Church, 1780 Martin Luther King Blvd., Augusta, GA  

October 24, GRU Pastoral Care ConferenceSocial Justice. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Education Commons Building, GRU Health Sciences Campus. Registration required.

October 31, Wacky Wig Walk. 5K Walk and fundraiser to benefit the GRU Cancer Center's Image Boutique. 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Riverwalk in downtown Augusta. Meet at the Amphitheater just off Reynolds St.
For more information: Sherry Brooks, 706-721-1560



November 7, Single Parents Fair, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Vineyard Church, 3126 Parrish Road, Augusta, GA  30907

November 7, Spirit of Health, Hudson Memorial CME Church, Time TBA  

November 19, Great American Smoke Out, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Augusta Public Library 832 Telfair Street

November 21, Good Shepherd Baptist Church Annual Health Fair, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Good Shepherd Baptist Church 



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