(Festus) October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Mercy Hospital Jefferson is doing its part in raising awareness.

According to Community Relations Manager John Winkelman, the hospital will host a Lunch and Learn on Wednesday from noon until 1 in Conference Room A.

Winkelman adds this is a free event for the community to attend.

Registration is required to attend the hospital’s Lunch and Learn on Wednesday afternoon.Anyone interested in attending can register at click here or call 636-933-5747.