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Sunday’s got pink?
Event to Help Local Fight Against Breast Cancer

(L to R): Representing lead sponsor and event organizer 106.9 KISS FM, on-air personality Bill Dorrion and sales manager Sherrie Brookmire show off some of the auction items and commemorative t-shirt that will be on sale at this Sunday afternoon’s got pink? event at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown.

Jamestown, New York (Monday, March 5, 2012)—This Sunday (March 11), 106.9 KISS FM and Salon 1 will host the 3rd annual got pink? event at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown to benefit local the local fight against breast cancer.

The festivities begin at 1:00 p.m. with Silent and Chinese Auctions featuring hundreds of great donated items. Salon 1 will be providing men’s and ladies haircuts for $10, mini-manicures, and pink extensions. A Duck Dip, provided by Designer Pools and featuring great prizes, will also be available. Shawbucks will also be donating 10% of all food & bar sales.

DJ Fish will kick off the musical entertainment at 1:00 p.m., followed by Derek Davis & The Tasty Groove Band from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

At 4:00 p.m., the Live Auction hosted by Paul Yeskey will feature a bedroom suite donated by Blue Ribbon Rentals, an Ashley wall hugger recliner from Henry James Big Chief Carpetland, a 14K white gold pink tourmaline ring with two diamonds from Carlson Jewelry Smithing, an overnight plus dinner for two at Chautauqua Suites, a pink Fender guitar from Trinity Guitars, and a one-week stay at a vacation home on Chautauqua Lake courtesy of Century 21 Turner Brokers.

Raffle tickets ($10 each and 3 for $20) will be available for a Frigidaire front loader washer and dryer with pedestals ($2,421 value) that was donated by Blue Ribbon Rentals. The winner will be chosen near the conclusion of got pink?. Also, commemorative got pink? t-shirts and hats, provided by the Jamestown Cycle Shop, will be on sale.

In 2011, got pink? raised $10,000 and gifted it to WCA Hospital toward the purchase of Digital Mammography in the WCA Center for Imaging & Medical Arts. This year, all proceeds will once again aid in the local detection of breast cancer through the purchase of 3D Tomosynthesis. The professionals in the WCA Center for Imaging & Medical Arts recognize that early detection means faster intervention, more treatment options, and improved survival rates.

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