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    30 Oct

    Breast Cancer Efforts Find Success This Year

    One might say the public support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues to be in the pink.

    "I think it was a great and successful year,” said Tara Slevin, vice president of development and volunteer services for the Jennie Edmundson Foundation. “Even with the crazy weather, we had a great time and raised a lot of funds. We still have groups selling T-shirts.”

    The local celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, held every October and sometimes referred to as Pink-Out, was larger this year because of new activities, Slevin said.

    One of them involved the selling of pink T-shirts at Harrah’s Stir Concert Cove on Oct. 5 and 6 that raised $3,000, Slevin said.

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