In the Far North Coast around 213 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
As a loyal Cancer Council Pink Ribbon supporter, Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell, will ‘Stop & Pink’ by forming part of the ‘human pink ribbon’ in October.
Cancer Council community relations coordinator, Emily Pettitt is urging individuals to follow Dowell’s lead and Stop & Pink how and when they like in October.
‘By getting together and hosting a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser, people can help raise funds for vital research, prevention programs and support services projects which will make a real impact to women in our community facing breast cancer,’ she said.
For more information or to support Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon, visit http://www.pinkribbonday.com.au/
Cancer Council’s community partnerships co-ordinator, Kellie Pinkerton, Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell and local supporters of Pink Ribbon Day launch the event in Alstonville this week. Photo Jeff ‘In the Pink’ Dawson