Linked By Pink BreastFest raises breast cancer awareness

   October 19, 2012 9:53 am    0

 

The Linked By Pink BreastFest 2012 will rock out to the music of local bands while raising awareness about breast cancer.

This year’s event takes place on Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m at the Avalon Hotel.

BreastFest 2012 features the music of local bands Cover Story and Thrist N Howl and Nashville recording artist and Erie native Jason Haney.

In addition to music, there will be a large Chinese auction, raffles and dancing.

Tickets are $5. Included in the ticket price is one raffle entry for an iPad, courtesy of Erie Insurance.

BreastFest 2012 also will launch organization’s largest fundraiser of the year: the five-year anniversary of the 2013 Linked By Pink Calendar. The price of a calendar is $10.

Linked by Pink has raised $18,000 through calendar sales and fundraisers, according to a Her Times article. The proceeds provide medical grants, support groups and scholarships for people touched by breast cancer.

 

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