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Pinktober Fest improves outcomes for local women

Pinktober Fest improves outcomes for local women

Navarre Park turned pink Saturday during the Pink Pirates of Navarre’s annual Pinktober Fest. Vendors, games, music, raffle prizes and even grown men in colorfully decorated bras filled the park to fight breast cancer. Event coordinator Christin Stephens said this event improves outcomes for local women’s lives. Read the full article in the Oct. 19 […]

Profiles in PINK

Profiles in PINK

“I woke up out of surgery and looked up and saw them all with their tattoos.” Kelly Gatto will never forget that vivid moment, surrounded by friends after mastectomy surgery in March 2012.       Barbara Thompson was 37 years old when she received a devastating diagnosis of Stage 2b invasive carcinoma in multiple tumors. “That was pretty tough. The prognosis was not very good, but I was determined. […]