Bras Around The Building – Friday October 26, 2018 – 8am!

Some of our members will be attending the 8th Annual Bras Around The Building Event, organized by Energy 99.7 and Country 105, in partnership with Merrett Home Hardware Building Centre.  With help from Peterborough Fire Services, collected bras will be strung together around the exterior of the Energy 99.7/Country 105 building located at 59 George St North in Peterborough, as a symbol of support for women battling breast cancer, to honour survivors and to remember those who have lost their battle.

Three of our Survivors Abreast members at the 2017 event

Residents of Peterborough and the Kawarthas were encouraged to donate their gently used bras. For every bra collected, Merrett Home Hardware Building Centre will make a $1 donation, with proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society to support breast cancer research and cancer services.

Thank you to the following for being drop off locations:

  • Energy 99.7/Country 105 (59 George St. N., Peterborough),
  • Merrett Home Hardware Building Centre (1460 Lansdowne St, Peterborough)
  • My Left Breast (203 Simcoe Street),
  • The Co-operators on Milroy Drive, 
  • The Canadian Cancer Society of Peterborough & District (750 The Kingsway, Unit 2, Peterborough).

 

 

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We are hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Day

 

Event Description

 

Please join Survivors Abreast dragon boat team of Peterborough at Lansdowne Place Centre Court, Peterborough for their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Survivors Abreast has invited health-related community organizations to offer information about breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Visit with our team members, Peterborough Regional Health Centre – Breast Assessment Centre, My Left Breast, Central East Access Centre Peterborough, Hospice Peterborough, Lymphedema Specialist Crystal Lyons RMT and Cosmetic Transformations Kyla Gutsche.

Any gently used bras for the Peterborough Bras Around the Building Event can be donated here as well.

Face painting by Christy Smith, Face It will provided between 12:00 to 3:00 pm.

We hope to see you there!

Location

Lansdowne Place – Centre Court
645 Lansdowne St.
Peterborough, ON
 
Contact:
Debbie Valickis
Contact Email: dvalickis@sympatico.ca
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Come Dance with the Dragons!

We are really excited about our next Italy fundraiser. Dr. Dan and the Indian River Band will be playing at our Dancing with the Dragons Gala event on April 29th at the Parkway Banquet hall. Cocktails are at 5:30, dinner at 6:30 followed by a silent auction and live auction by Jason McIntosh. Come kick up your heals with us as we dance to some great music! For tickets email belloldgrl@nexicom.net, call 705-931-1728 or contact any SA member. It’s gonna be a great night!

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Have you registered your team yet? June 10th is going to be a great day!

Join us this coming June 10th for a fun day of dragon boating as we raise funds for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment in our community.

Early Bird Registration ends soon.  Visit www.ptbodragonboat.ca to Register by Tuesday March 21st and Save!

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