October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and if you live in an apartment in Roanoke, VA you can participate in combating this disease. Below is a list of area events.
Cheer for a Cure 100 - A cheerleading competition with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. At the Patrick Henry High School, Roanoke, 10 am
Food for Life: Cancer Fighting Foods - Learn the secret nutrition and cooking tips that have been shown to help with prevention or survival of cancer and other chronic diseases with instructor Karen Ughetta. This is the first of a four-class series. Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op , 1319 Grandin Road, Roanoke at 10 am
Pretty in Pink for Susan G. Komen - Participating retailers and restaurants will be donating a percentage of sales to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This takes place all day at Various merchants in downtown Blacksburg
Positively Pink Parade and Party - A party and celebration of breast cancer survival and a memorial for friends and loved ones. Participants have the option of dressing in their "Mardi Gras pink." Starts at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m at Valley View Mall Marble Court, Roanoke
"Barbells For Boobs - Amazing Grace" - A fundraiser to support Mammograms In Action Inc., whose mission is to provide funding for qualified women and men who need screening and/or diagnostic procedures in the prevention of breast cancer.
CrossFit athletes from around the New River Valley will be gathering at CrossFit Blacksburg to complete a very special workout named "Grace," a fun and competitive event involving people from all levels of fitness and athletic ability. All proceeds will be donated. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CrossFit Blacksburg, 112 Country Club Drive, Blacksburg.
Information from Roanoke.com