The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

October 26, 2013

Center of Hope to celebrate with open house


— In honor of breast cancer awareness month, the Center of Hope and AMI Boutique, 305 Yadkin St., Albemarle, on the campus of Stanly Regional Medical Center, will have an open house from 4-6 p.m. Monday. The Center of Hope is a cancer resource and support center.  

The AMI Boutique, inside the Center of Hope, is a cancer care specialty shop, specializing in mastectomy bras and forms, swimwear, lingerie, scarves and headwear.

Additional items of interest in the boutique include inspirational gifts, cards, queasy pops, lingerie and specialty skin products for the cancer survivor.   

Funded in part by the Cannon Foundation, the resource center offers cancer patients and their families a place of inspiration, support, wellness and hope. The Center of Hope’s resources include:

n A cancer resource library

n Massage therapy

n A hair and nail salon

n Support groups for patients and caregivers

n Classes such as the American Cancer Society’s “I Can Cope” and “Look Good … Feel Better.”  

For information call (704) 984-4773.