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Power of Pink! is an educational forum to raise awareness about women and breast cancer.  The Power of Pink! Luncheon, began 20 years ago as the Jan Moore Memorial Lecture.  Ms. Moore lost her battle to breast cancer in 1993.  Her courage and determination won the hearts of her friends, family, and hospital leaders, and as a result those who knew her wanted to help others know the facts about breast cancer.  What began as a handful of women discussing breast cancer over sack lunches in the hall of CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial has grown to a luncheon that caters to almost 800 women from the community.

This year Power of Pink will once again feature Heidi Marble.  Heidi is a 15 year survivor of inflammatory breast cancer.  She has spoken to thousands of people, blending her sense of humor with her message of beating the odds.  Heidi will be joined by her sister, Jen Curfman, also a breast cancer survivor.  After their fight with cancer, they learned that they both carry the BRCA2 Breast Cancer Gene, putting them both and possibly their children at greater risk.  Attendees should prepare for a wild ride of emotions as they laugh, cry and celebrate life.

For the Lufkin event tickets, $25 each, are sold on a “first come, first serve” basis.  Tables of 10 can be reserved for $300.  This year tickets and reserved tables will be available for purchase online or at Memorial, the Temple Cancer Center, Studio 319 and Alene's Florist beginning September 1.  For more information on the Power of Pink!, how to be a sponsor or how you can get involved, contact Lindsey Mott at 936-639-7613 or lmott@memorialhealth.org. Information also can be found on Facebook group Power of Pink!

Many thanks to our Livingston sponsors including Brookshire Brothers, First National Bank of Livingston, Ralph K. Jenke, DDS & Associates, Sam Houston Electric Coop., Kwik Kopy Printing, Beard Fine Jewelers, Church Street Financial, Community Title, Eastex Telephone Cooperative Inc. and many more.

Also, many thanks to our Lufkin sponsors including Brookshire Brothers, Kwik Kopy Printing, Studio 319, Beard Fine Jewelers, Alene’s Florist, Alexander Lankford and Hiers, First Bank and Trust East Texas, GE Oil & Gas, Swain and Baldwin Insurance, Abeldt’s Gaslight Pharmacy, East Texas Urology Specialists Dr. David Price, Gipson Funeral Home, Southland Federal Credit Union, Lufkin Jewelry on the Square and many more.

The event will host the 7th Annual Art Bra Exhibit. CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial and Abeldt’s Gaslight Pharmacy have once again teamed up to present the Art Bra Contest in conjunction with Power of Pink! Community members are encouraged to decorate bras in memory or in honor of someone they know who has fought breast cancer or just to support the cause.  The decorated bras will be judged prior to the luncheon with all entries being displayed at the event.  Rules and entry forms will soon be available at CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial, the Temple Cancer Center, Abeldt’s Pharmacy or online at http://www.chistlukeshealthmemorial.org.  For more information on the Art Bra Contest please contact Lindsey Mott at 936-639-7613.

 

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