VERO BEACH — The American Cancer Society will host a Breast Cancer Survivor Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6 at the brand new Marriott SpringHill Suites, 5115 Indian River Blvd. in Vero Beach. The reception is held in advance of the October 17 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) walk which will take place at the site of the Presenting Sponsor, Sebastian River Medical Center. MSABC is the only American Cancer Society event where monies collected are dedicated to a specific initiative. In this case, funds are applied towards breast cancer research, education and advocacy as well as patient services for breast cancer patients. For additional information about the Survivor Receptions or to register for MSABC on-line, visit www.cancer.org/stridesonline or call Nancy Madsen at the American Cancer Society at 772-562-2272 x 115.