Westborough promotes awareness with symbol of hope

Westborough – October is breast cancer awareness month and once again, a large “ribbon” graces the front lawn of the Forbes Municipal Building. For those who live in or pass through Westborough, the ribbon serves as a reminder and a visible symbol of hope. It has been filled with pink mums, which will soon blossom with color. The soon-to-be pink ribbon, is meant to offer strength, hope, faith and courage to all who have been touched by the disease.

To read the history of Westborough's Ribbon of Hope visit


For a list of locations that offer free licensed mammogram screenings go to the Massachusetts Mammography Project website http://massmammography.com/aboutus.php.


Photo/Sue Wambolt

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1 Comment for “Westborough promotes awareness with symbol of hope”

  1. Thank you for this, Sue. The story about the ribbon frame is truly inspirational. I hope your readers take the time to read it.

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