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Guide to Puget Sound Breast Cancer Events in October 2012

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From walking a 5K to getting a spa treatment, the month of October has lots of activities for you when it comes to joining the fight against breast cancer. Here are some of our favorites.

2012 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – North Puget Sound
Sunday, September 30
9:30am – 11:00am
Snohomish County Courthouse Plaza
3000 Rockefeller Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
http://www.snohomishcountystrides.org

Together we can make strides against breast cancer! Join in a non-competitive 5k walk that raises awareness about breast cancer and vital funds for research and patient services Snohomish County.

Seattle Virtual Walk For Hope
Sunday, September 30
10:00am – 1:00pm
Mountaineers Club – Magnuson Park
7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
http://www.nationalevents.cityofhope.org

Join in the Celebration of Hope! Enjoy light refreshments, celebrate fundraising accomplishments, recognize top fundraisers, honor survivors and learn about the latest advancements in City of Hope’s Women’s Cancers program. Join in Seattle’s first Virtual Walk for Hope and help get closer to a cure. Information and registration online.

Lunch for the Cure
Thursday, October 4
11:30am – 1:30pm
Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center
1500 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
http://www.komenpugetsound.org

An annual benefit event to raise funds for the cure of breast cancer. More details and registration available online.

Come Walk With Me
Saturday, October 6
9:00am
Downtown Sumner, WA 98352
(Kids 50 yard dash at 8:30am)
http://www.comewalkwithme5K.org

Lace up your tennis shoes and walk in honor of those fighting breast cancer and those we have lost too soon. The event raises funds to establish a free/reduced fee mammography program, provides community education and outreach in an effort to save lives and eases the journey for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients by providing support services at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital. The walk is in downtown Sumner, 3.1 miles for all the women in your life. Join in the fun, including Kids’ Dash, Motorcycle ride, Bedazzled Bra Contest, PINK’d Award, Vendor Village and more! Visit the event website for more information and to register online!

2012 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – Bellevue
Sunday, October 7
8:00am
Downtown Bellevue Park
10201 NE 4th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.makingstrides.acsevents.org

Join in the fight to end breast cancer forever. Take part in the 5K walk for American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Just a few hours of your time will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families.

2012 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – South Puget Sound
Saturday, October 13
10:00am
Theatre Square
900 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98042
http://www.makingstrides.acsevents.org

Wondering where the 5k walk will take you? Check out the online route map HERE, and get ready for a wonderful stroll around downtown Tacoma! The journey to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Funds from this event benefit the Breast and Cervical Health Program in Washington State to provide mammograms and screenings for uninsured women.

Beats for Boobs
Saturday, October 13
8:00pm
The Crocodile
2200 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
http://www.beatsforboobs.org

An annual event with brilliant local DJs, artists, fashion designers and eateries will be on-hand to entertain you. Must be 21+. Tickets start at $25.00. Proceeds benefit Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the Breast Cancer Resource Center and the Young Survival Coalition. Tickets available online.

Seattle BRA Day Soiree
Wednesday, October 17
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wine World & Spirits
400 NE 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98105
http://www.seattlebraday.com

Join the Washington Wines Festival, Dr. Richard Baxter and Beauty Over Cancer in Seattle’s first Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day to close the loop on breast cancer and boost awareness of the bust. Why? Because nearly 70% of women diagnosed with breast cancer are not told about their option for breast reconstruction and EVERY woman deserves to be informed. Get the facts. Spread the word. Have some fun and tango your heart out! Seattle’s BRA Day Soiree will feature wine tasting, delicious bites, live music, a spectacular tango show, followed by a tango dance party and beginner lessons. Bustiers are encouraged!

Pink Ribbon High Tea
Friday, October 26
1:00pm – 4:00pm
The Fairmont Olympic Hotel
411 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.komenpugetsound.org

Join in this community event, the Pink Ribbon High Tea, to benefit the Komen Puget Sound Affiliate.

Pink Passion Month
October
Salish Lodge and Spa
6501 Railroad Avenue Southeast
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
800.272.5474
http://www.salishlodge.com

Visit the lodge during the month October and indulge in Pink Passion Month activities in support of the Puget Sound Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Specials at the lodge include Zinful Escape, a fabulous feast in the Falls Terrace, luxurious chocolate treatments in The Spa and more. Call for details.

Ride the Ducks PINK Special
October
516 Broad Street
Seattle, WA 98109
206.441.3825
http://www.ridetheducksofseattle.com

For every ticket booked online with the PINK code, $2 will be donated to Komen Puget Sound the entire month of October. See the sights, ride the ducks! More information.

North Bend and Seattle Premium Outlets
October
461 S Fork Avenue SW
North Bend, WA 98045
425.888.4505
http://www.premiumoutlets.com

During the month of October 2012, North Bend and Seattle Premium Outlets will offer customers the opportunity to make a $10 donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and receive a discount card for 25% off one item at participating stores, while supplies last. More information available online.

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