Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Focused on a Cure: Carolina Breast Friends' October Events

As you know, Carolina Breast Friends received one of our grants last month. We're 100% behind their efforts and we hope to keep you posted on all their events and ideas!

CBF October Events and Announcements

Thanks to the generosity of many local businesses Carolina Breast Friends is pleased to announce the following breast cancer awareness month events. Mark your calendar now with these upcoming events:

All Month:

Brighton at South Park Mall will be selling beautiful silver ID bracelets with a pink ribbon charm. For every bracelet sold Brighton will donate $10 to CBF. CBF volunteers will be in the South Park store Saturday afternoons during October.

The Portable Pink House is still on the move. October locations will include Ballantyne Village, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Big Daddy's, and UNCC.

October 4-16:
Cottage Chic on East Boulevard will doante 5% of all sales to CBF and the Pink House for the first two weeks of October. The store is open Monday-Saturday from 9:30 to 5:30 and on Thursday's until 7:00. Call 704-375-1888 for more information.

October 5-10th:
Andrew Blair's restaurant is hosting CBF benefit week. Let your server or host know that you are there to support CBF and fill out a benefit week card and Andrew Blair's will donate a portion of your meal and beverage costs to CBF. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling 704-525-8282. Gather up some friends for a fun night out for a good cause. More information at

October 14-16th:
CBF will be selling t-shirts, hats, koozies, magnets and more at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the NASCAR races. We need lots of volunteers for this event. If you are interested please email

October 23rd:
Apricot Lane Boutique in Birkdale will be hosing a Pink Party to benefit Carolina Breast Friends on October 23rd, 6:00 - 9:00 pm. For more details please visit

Pink House Update:

Pink House renovations officially began on September 28th. We will be posting pictures and updates on our web site soon.

October is filled with opportunities to be involved with CBF. Whether you choose to donate your time or join as at one of the events above we hope to see you in October!

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