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Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With the local Komen affiliate gone, Pink Lemonade Project has graciously accepted two of their programs to support special segments of individuals with a breast cancer diagnosis: Treatment Access Program powered by Toni Mountain Fund and Metastatic Breast Cancer Dinner Series.

These new programs were added to our existing programs that help with education, financial assistance, support, and relationships/community connections.

There are many activities happening all month long. We hope you will join us!

Oct. 1              AG Plastic Surgery at 703 Broadway, Vancouver, and the Morrison Bridge in downtown Portland will be going PINK for all of October starting today.

Groups are gathering at both sites to watch the lightings: In Portland, meet at the Fountain in the Tom McCall Waterfront Park, SW Salmon and Naito Parkway at 6:30 pm. In Vancouver, meet on the fourth floor of the parking garage at 703 Broadway starting at 6:15 pm.

Oct. 5              Clark County BCAM proclamation at 10 am (virtual)
Oct. 10            Girlfriends Walk/Run, Vancouver Waterfront
Oct. 11            City of Vancouver BCAM proclamation at 6:30 pm (virtual)
Oct. 13            City of La Center BCAM proclamation at 6:30 pm (virtual)
Oct. 14            City of Ridgefield BCAM proclamation at 6:30 pm (in person or virtual)
Oct. 18            City of Camas BCAM proclamation at 7 pm (virtual)
Oct. 21            Pink Lemonade Project’s Annual Pumpkin decorating event (virtual)
Oct. 23            Playmakers, Battle Ground, dinner event
Oct. 27            City of Portland BCAM proclamation at 10:30 am (virtual)
Oct. 31            Pink Lemonade Project’s Halloween Stroll, 9:00-11:00 am, North Vancouver Lake Trail

AG Plastic Surgery
Dr. Gabriel’s office is selling their office robes with a limited-edition pink AG Plastic Surgery logo embroidered in pink for $200. Proceeds for Holiday Glow. All October, or until the robes run out.

Four locations of one of the local Orangetheory franchises (East Vancouver/Camas, Happy Valley, Tualatin, and Hillsboro) are selling pink ribbons and raffle tickets. On Saturday October 16th, during the last class of the day, at each of the four locations, the total splat points of the class attendees will be matched dollar for dollar. $15 to register for the class and both members and non-members can sign up.  Oct 1-16 for the raffle and ribbons. Oct 16th for class. All proceeds will benefit Pink Lemonade Project’s Holiday Glow.

Davidson & Associates Insurance
For each new referral during the month of October, Davidson & Associates Insurance will donate $25 to Pink Lemonade Project.

Columbia River High School Volleyball game
Thursday, October 14th, a collection during the game will benefit Pink Lemonade Project. Event time 6-9 pm, game starts at 7 pm.

StarCycle Felida
Join StarCycle for an outdoor cycling experience, “Under the Stars.” During this fundraising event, participants will ride in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and all proceeds raised will go to Pink Lemonade Project. $40 per rider. Saturday, October 2nd, 6:30-8 pm.

Rose Villa Senior Life Community
Two residents, Ruth Ross and Kay Slusarenko, both professional artists are planning an art installation event entitled, “Remembering All of Us: Reflections on Breast Cancer” from October 15th through October 29th. The exhibit is inspired by the Bra Fence in Iceland. The art exhibit opening event is Friday, October 15th 2-5 pm.

Playmakers, 15 East Main Street, Battle Ground
A percentage of all beer sales in October will benefit Pink Lemonade Project.

Pink Patch Programs
The Ridgefield, Camas, Washougal, and Battle Ground Police Departments, and Arcadia Security, will partake in the national Pink Patch Program this year. These public safety organizations create a custom pink badge for Breast Cancer Awareness Month which are worn on all the officers’ shirts all month. Some departments also sell extra badges to the public as a fundraiser for Pink Lemonade Project.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer  event will be held on Saturday, October 16th at Daimler Trucks North America, 4555 N Channel Avenue, Portland, OR. Drive through event starts at 10 am. Pink Lemonade Project will have a booth.

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