Pretty in Pink to hold 'Grand Finale' fundraiser
by Sandy Lindsay

August 12, 2016

Women Today

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(L-R) Angela Hupalo, Joanne McDonald, Judy Trotman, Sylvia Sheard, Kathy Alstein, Joanne Wheeler & Heather Conlin

Pretty in Pink of Saugeen Shores pledged to raise $100,000 for regional and local Cancer Care over five years and are well on their way to achieving their goal.

At the last Ladies Golf Tournament held on June 17th, some $12,000 was raised bringing the total to date in only three years to $92,000.

The next upcoming Gala, 'Denim and Diamonds' is Pretty in Pink's 'Grand Finale' fundraiser to be held on September 3rd, when the Southampton Coliseum Annex will again be transformed into a gala affair.

The evening begins at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail hour and appetizers followed by a four-course meal catered by the Green Door with a 'Diamond Raffle' Live Auction that will feature incredible items including:  a $5,000 diamond necklace donated by Vincent Jewellers of Southampton, a one-hour flight over the Bruce Peninsula, TD tickets for the N.Y. Yankees game in addition to many more great items and experiences.

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Over the years, Pretty in Pink has organized 25 events and donated $34,000 to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, $62,000 to the Regional Mammography Campaign and that the group hopes will lead them to exceed their goal of $100.000 with an eight-year total of $200,000.

A few tickets remain at $100 (with a $20 tax receipt) and are available at Infinite Lingerie & Activie Wear (Cash or Cheque only).

In recognition of Pretty in Pink's fundraising efforts, the are named on two examination rooms at the new Cancer Care Centre at Owen Sound Hospital. 

"This has only been made possible through the support of individuals and businesses in Saugeen Shores," says Pretty in Pink founder, Sylvia Sheard.

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