Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Some area breast cancer events
Jeanna Duerscherl | The Roanoke Times
Sharon Rapoport embraces her husband, John Anderson, after dinner at their home in South Roanoke. Anderson has written “Stand By Her,” a breast cancer guide for men based on his own experiences.
Healing together: A breast cancer awareness series
Second Annual Shout It From The Mountaintops
When: Noon, Wednesday
What: Presented by the Greater Roanoke Valley chapter of Susan G. Komen For the Cure
Where: Mill Mountain Star
Battle at Byrd --Cheer for a Cure
What: This competition promotes Breast Cancer Awareness and raise money for breast cancer.
When: Saturday, all day
Where: William Byrd High School, 2902 Washington Ave., Vinton
Applebee's Dine In To Donate
When: Oct. 12, 5 to 9 p.m.,
What: 10 percent of sales benefit the Greater Roanoke Valley chapter of Susan G. Komen For the Cure.
Where: Bonsack, Tanglewood and Valley View locations
Foodies Chopping For Charity
What: Local celebrities will square off before an audience and celebrity judges. A benefit for the Greater Roanoke Valley chapter of Susan G. Komen For the Cure.
When: Oct. 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $40, must be purchased in advance
Info: 776-3693; www.cooking-madefun.com
Positively Pink Parade
When: Oct. 24; registration begins at 7:30 a.m., activities begin at 8:30 a.m.
What: Come in your most outlandish pink outfit. There will be door prizes and a costume contest. All proceeds will benefit the Every Woman's Life Program, which provides free mammograms to uninsured and underinsured women in the Roanoke Valley.
Where: Valley View Mall
Info: (540) 266-6000; firstname.lastname@example.org
American Cancer Society 12th Annual Pink Ribbon Gathering
When: 10:30 a.m., Oct. 26
Where: Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center