October 11 - 15
National School Lunch Week
School Nutrition Association
120 Waterfront Street, Suite 300
National Harbor, MD 20745
(800) 877-8822
(301) 686-3115 Fax
servicecenter@schoolnutrition.org
www.schoolnutrition.org/nslw
Materials available
Contact: Laura Maynard


October 12 - 20
Bone and Joint Decade National Action Week
U.S. Bone and Joint Decade
6300 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 384-4010
(847) 823-1822 Fax
tobyking@usbjd.org
www.usbjd.org
Materials available
Contact: Toby King


October 13
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
P.O. Box 1449
New York, NY 10159
(888) 500-0370
mbcnet@gmail.com
www.mbcnetwork.org/page.aspx?nm=mbc_awar
eness_day
Materials available
Contact
t: Suzanne Herbert


October 15
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
Latino Commission on AIDS
24 W 25th Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 675-3288 x315
(212) 675-3466 Fax
lranon@latinoaids.org
www.nlaad.org/
Materials available
Contact: Liliana Rañón





October 16
World Food Day
U.S. National Committee for World Food Day
2175 K Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20437
(202) 653-2404
(202) 653-5760 Fax
www.worldfooddayusa.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated



October 18 - 24
National Drug-Free Work Week
Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room S-2312
Washington, DC 20210
(202) 693-5917
(202) 693-5960 Fax
webwp@dol.gov
www.dol.gov/drugfreeworkweek
Materials available
Contact: Renee Tajudeen


October 20, 2010
World Osteoporosis Day
International Osteoporosis Foundation
9, rue Juste-Olivier
CH-1260 Nyon
SWITZERLAND,
+41 22 994 0100
+41 22 994 0101 Fax
www.iofbonehealth.org/about-iof/iof-prog
rams/outreach-education/world-osteoporos
is-day.html
Materials available
Contact: None designated


October 22
International Stuttering Awareness Day
Stuttering Foundation of America
3100 Walnut Grove Road, Suite 603
P.O. Box 11749
Memphis, TN 38111-0749
(800) 992-9392
(800) 967-7700
(901) 452-3931 Fax
info@stutteringhelp.org
www.stutteringhelp.org
Materials available
Contact: Jane Fraser



October 22
National Mammography Day
American Cancer Society
250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) ACS-2345 (227-2345)
www.cancer.org
Materials available
Contact: National Office


October 23 - 31
Red Ribbon Week
National Family Partnership
at Informed Families Education Center
2409 Coral Way, Suite 501
Miami, FL 33145
(800) 705-8997
(305) 856-4886
(305) 856-4815 Fax
ireyes@informedfamilies.org
www.nfp.org
Materials available
Contact: Ileana Reyes

24 - 30
Respiratory Care Week
American Association for Respiratory Care
9425 North MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063
(972) 243-2272
(972) 484-2720 Fax
info@aarc.org
www.aarc.org/rcweek
Materials available
Contact: Public Relations

October 27, 2010
Lung Health Day
American Association for Respiratory Care
9425 North MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063
(972) 243-2272
(972) 484-2720 Fax
info@aarc.org
www.aarc.org/rcweek
Materials available
Contact: Public Relations




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