4th-annual Pretty in Pink fundraiser is Thursday, Oct. 25 in Blacksburg
Kent Jewelers and Downtown Blacksburg Inc. announce the fourth-annual Pretty in Pink downtown fundraiser.
This event will benefit the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation and will take place Thursday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Pretty in Pink Happy Hour will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please join us in the Kent Square fourth-floor atrium for Pink Margaritas, food, a silent auction and Music for the Tatas by DJ Kerri Taylor to help raise funds and awareness for the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Carla Finkielstein, board member of VBCF and associate professor at Virginia Tech, will share how research in Blacksburg is working to eradicate breast cancer.
Pink cupcakes with gemstones will be sold for $5. One of the cupcakes will contain a half-carat diamond – available at Next Door Bake Shop and Kent Jewelers while they last.
And don’t forget to shop downtown! Participating downtown merchants will be donating 10 percent of their proceeds for the day to VBCF. Look for the pink ribbon. Many businesses will also be providing special pink refreshments and shopping incentives throughout the day.
Founded in 1991, VBCF is the only statewide nonprofit 501c3 organization committed solely to the eradication of breast cancer through education of and advocacy for Virginians. Each year VBCF provides thousands of individuals at the community level with accurate, up-to-date information on breast cancer early detection, diagnosis, treatment, research, legislation, and survivorship.
– Submitted by Laureen Blakemore
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