WESTLAKE, LA (KPLC) - Despite the cooler weather, Westlake residents came out early to walk for breast cancer awareness on Saturday. The Westlake United Methodist Church and Westlake Kiwanis Club sponsored the event.
Organizers said that many in the community are dealing with the disease and they wanted to offer support to not only the victims and survivors, but to the families who are helping then through the difficult fight.
The American Cancer Society was also on hand to encourage women to get mammograms. They stressed early detection is key.
We will have more on later editions of 7 News.