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Methodist In The Media

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.

Daily Nonpareil's Tim Rowher: Breast Cancer Efforts Find Success This Year