Breast Cancer Survivors & Supporters Kick Off “Paint the Town Pink” Campaign on Sept. 29
Decked out in pink attire, local breast cancer survivors and supporters will stand alongside Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia and WABC-TV’s Senior Meteorologist Bill Evans to literally “Paint the Town Pink” in Veteran’s Park.
The event kicks off Stamford Hospital’s month-long annual “Paint the Town Pink” campaign. The 90-minute event is a show of unity and the campaign’s most visible display to promote breast cancer awareness.
This year marks the 8th annual “Paint the Town Pink” campaign. Sponsored by Stamford Hospital and a number of community partners, it stresses the importance of screening and early detection of breast cancer.
WHEN: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Veterans Park, Stamford – along Atlantic Street
- Hear from Mayor Pavia and Bill Evans about why this event is important to the community.
- Capture images of breast cancer survivors and their supporters as they line the streets in pink clothing.
- Hear firsthand from “Mile of Pink” participants about their experiences.