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October Breast Cancer Awareness events and deals in Las Vegas

Posted at 12:07 PM, Oct 06, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Check out these specials and events happening around Las Vegas.


Pink's Hot Dogs
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pink's Hot Dogs at Planet Hollywood has announced "Drink Pink for the Cure" benefiting Susan G. Komen Nevada. For the entire month of October, a portion of the proceeds from purchases of Pink's non-alcoholic frozen pink lemonade beverage will be donated to this cause. Our Pink's lemonade starts at $10.99 and comes in a variety of souvenir cups. 

Silver Sevens
The Sterling Spoon Cafe will present pink-themed dishes, offering pink pancakes, pink tomato chicken Alfredo, grilled salmon, and raspberry swirl cheesecake.

The hotel bar will serve $4 pink drink specials including:  
-Pink Sunset with citrus vodka, lemonade, and cranberry juice
-Twisted Pink with coconut rum, cranberry juice, and grapefruit juice
-Spicy Pink Cosmo with silver tequila, cranberry juice, and dashes of Tabasco sauce
Beringer white zinfandel
The American Cancer Society will receive $1 from the sale of each food and beverage special to assist in the research and treatment of those with breast cancer.

The STILL is running a promotion in partnership with Southern Wine & Spirits and STOLI during the month of October to help bring awareness to Breast Cancer. Special Pinktober cocktails include The Strawberry Blonde, A Rose By Another Name and The Mary Kay Cadillac.

Hungry Howie's
Throughout October, Hungry Howie’s will launch a variety of national promotions including: serving pizza in pink boxes embellished with the National Breast Cancer Foundation logo, baking limited-time brownies decorated with a raspberry drizzle, selling pink swag such as bracelets, bandanas and Love, Hope & Pizza t-shirts and encouraging customers to ‘share’ personal stories of strength on social media using the hashtag #lovehopepizza. Proceeds will go towards the National Breast Cancer Foundation in efforts to both raise awareness and funds for the cause.

Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village
BRIO Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village is hosting its “Drink Pink” event on Wednesday, Oct. 19, which benefits Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada. BRIO will donate $1 from every pink cocktail purchased from 4-8 p.m. 20-percent of all dine-in sales from 4-8 p.m. to breast cancer research and awareness.


Bodies...The Exhibition
On Friday, Oct. 21, National Mammography Day, BODIES…The Exhibition at Luxor Hotel and Casino will offer pink-clad visitors a complimentary audio tour with the purchase of admission to the Exhibition in recognition of breast cancer awareness. Whether it’s a pink shirt, pink tie or a pair of pink socks, BODIES…The Exhibition wants to share what’s inside the miraculous body with the hope that guests walk away feeling empowered and motivated to create positive lifestyle changes that may save their life.

JC Penney
In recognition of this important month, JCPenney will be making a $100,000 contribution to the American Cancer Society, the nation’s largest nonprofit investor in cancer research, to support the organization’s breast cancer research and awareness programs. Breast cancer awareness merchandise statements in-store, featuring merchandise from our Xersion and Made for Life activewear brands as well as our intimate apparel brand, Ambrielle. Awareness product includes graphic tees for men, women and kids; yoga pants; hoodies; bras; fashion jewelry and more. Customers receiving a haircut service at any JCP salon from Oct. 8-9. JCPenney will contribute $2, up to a total of $50,000, for every haircut service to the American Cancer Society. .

Pawn Plaza
On Tuesday, Oct. 18, BodySpa & Salon will host “50 Shades of Pink,” a fundraiser for the local chapter of Making Strides in the fight against breast cancer. The “50 Shades of Pink” event features a cut-a-thon by BodySpa & Salon. Appointments for haircuts, styling, manicures, pedicures and nail art are available from noon-5 p.m. with the proceeds benefiting Making Strides. Appointments are encouraged by calling 702-885-8871 but walk-ins are welcome. A fashion show by Pin Up Fashions and Pawn Plaza tenant Rockabilly Girl will take place on the 2nd Floor starting at 6 p.m. So-Cal Speed Shop, another Pawn Plaza tenant, will have hot rods on display in the parking lot and Corey Harrison and Chumlee will be on site for meet & greets.

Rally for the Cure golf tournament
Traditional golf: Saturday, Oct. 15 at North Las Vegas Municipal Golf Park, 324 E. Brooks Ave. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the first tee time scheduled for 8 a.m.
Disc golf: Sunday, Oct. 16 at North Las Vegas Municipal Golf Park, 324 E. Brooks Ave. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the first tee time scheduled for 8 a.m.
The event is open to the public; $35 which includes golf, food and goodie bags. Support breast cancer research and awareness with a fun day of golf. The golf tournament will feature both traditional golf and disc golf, and will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Everyone is invited to play, regardless of ability. For more information, call (702) 633-2554.
More than 24,000 people are expected to gather for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Sunday, October 30 at Red Rock Casino in Summerlin.  All share in the determination to help create a world free from the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer. Participants are encouraged to register online and fundraise during the weeks leading up to the October 30 event. Onsite registration for this noncompetitive, inspirational event begins at 7:30 a.m. and the walk is set to start at 8:30.
This October, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will turn its fountain pink and collect donations for Susan G. Komen Nevada in support of the organization’s national More Than Pink campaign. All change tossed in the pink fountain, as well as the center’s indoor rainstorm, through Oct. 31 will help Susan G. Komen Nevada.
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, six breast cancer survivors will start the “Survivor Ride” by boarding a Maverick Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopter and will fly to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, landing directly on the Speedway Infield. The survivors will then celebrate as they ride around the world famous Las Vegas Motor Speedway 1.5 Tri-Oval, in 600 horsepower Stock cars at speeds up to 165 mph, participating in the Richard Petty Driving Experience.
During the Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016 you can support the cause by simply visiting Little Darlings Strip Club in Las Vegas. $1 of each cover charge benefits "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer".

Project Pink at Station Casinos
Project Pink kicks off at Station Casinos for the seventh year in a row. Throughout October, Station Casinos will host the company-wide initiative to raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To date, more than $360,000 has been raised by Station Casinos donating a portion of its proceeds and gaming winnings from designated pink dining, gaming and entertainment offerings to the Southern Nevada affiliate of Susan G. Komen® and American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” campaign.

Pink Out at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
The medical teams and staff at all Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada treatment centers and offices in the valley donned pink scrubs, lab coats, clothing and much more to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The “Pink Out” is a display of solidarity and awareness not only for CCCN patients, but also for all in Southern Nevada who are battling breast cancer, survivors and in memory of those who have passed.

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