“Think Pink” with the City of Prattville on October 16

River Region's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

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Heritage Park in downtown Prattville - Photo by Marc Parker

Heritage Park in downtown Prattville - Photo by Marc Parker

Prattville – In conjunction with the Montgomery Advertiser’s River Region campaign for breast cancer awareness, the City of Prattville will be gathering around the historical fountain at Heritage Park on Friday, October 16 at 7:00 AM, to “turn the fountain pink” in acknowledgement of breast cancer survivors.

Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. invites all breast cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and the general public to the event.

“We’ve invited folks who we know are breast cancer survivors, but it’s not an exclusive group,” Byard said. “Anyone who has had cancer touch their lives are invited to come by.”

Local survivors will release pink balloons as a symbol of “letting go” of the cancer, as the mayor and selected survivors turn the water in the fountain pink.

The city is excited to have this opportunity to show support to breast cancer fighters, to admire the survivors and honor the taken, while encouraging hope and breast cancer awareness.

This year, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) celebrates its 25th anniversary. Since its inception a quarter century ago, NBCAM has been at the forefront of promoting awareness of breast cancer issues and has evolved along with the national dialogue on breast cancer. To read further about NBCAM please go to www.nbcam.org.

For more information about “Think Pink,” or if you are a local breast cancer survivor and would like to participate in the event, please call the City of Prattville’s Special Events office at (334) 358-0297.

Article by Melissa Parker

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1 Response for ““Think Pink” with the City of Prattville on October 16”

  1. hsr0601 says:

    My Proposal for Prevention Of Breast Cancer :

    1. Routine check-up, mammogram.

    2. Breast-feeding. It is also beneficial for affection toward children and EMOTIONAL STABILITY, immunity of them, let alone woman health.

    3. Exercise to convert overnutrition to active energy. The diet remaining long in the body tends to be sources where germs, bacterias, viruses, and influenza etc to multiply.

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