This annual Wellness Passport event promotes cancer awareness and knowledge by providing students, faculty and staff with information tailored to helping them live healthy, cancer-free lives.
The event features educational tables highlighting the many facets of cancer as well as interactive activities where participants learn about reducing the risks of acquiring skin, breast, cervical, testicular, lung and prostate cancers.
“Peace.Love.Pirates.Cure has reached over 3,000 people since it was introduced in 2007 and we expect another large turnout this year,” said Georgia Childs, associate director for Campus Wellness. “Cancer has impacted every person on our campus in one way or another. It could be the loss of a loved one or someone personally battling cancer. This event brings people together for education, friendship and support.”
Healthy snacks will be available, and participants will be given the opportunity to win t-shirts and other giveaways.
Peace.Love.Pirates.Cure is sponsored by Campus Recreation & Wellness, Student Health Services, the ECU Department of Health Education and Promotion, ECU Physicians, Leo Jenkins Cancer Center, the American Cancer Society, Colleges Against Cancer, Vidant Health and the Healthy PIRATES student organization.
For more information contact Georgia Childs at 252-328-5172 or visit www.ecu.edu/crw.