FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Breast cancer survivors are invited to attend the 7th Annual Pink Out, Saturday, February 8, at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW.)
At a news conference this morning Chancellor Vicky Carwein noted how important it is for everyone to know that information about the early detection and treatment of breast cancer can make a major difference in the patient’s survival.
Interim Athletic Director Kelley Hartley Hutton said the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer will receive the proceeds from the event, which includes a women’s basketball game between IPFW and North Dakota State.
Pink Out 2014 begins at noon Saturday, February 8, with a luncheon to honor breast cancer survivors in the International Ballroom located in the Student Services Complex between Walb Student Union and Gates Sports Center. Alyssa Ivanson from WANE-TV will be the MC at the luncheon.
Breast cancer survivors who preregister will receive free admission to luncheon, game, and a free gift from Vera Bradley. Luncheon tickets for the general public are available for $20 per person. Survivors will be honored at an on-court ceremony during halftime of the basketball game.
Catherine Hill, executive director of the Vera Bradley Foundation, also spoke at the news conference and sponsors were recognized, including Vera Bradley, Lutheran Health Network, McMahon Tire and Car Care, WANE-TV, and The Grove.
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