Here’s how to support breast cancer awareness in the Lake Houston area
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13HUMBLE: Rockstar Capital Management is preparing to host Walk for the Cure! — their annual breast cancer walk on Oct. 13 from 9-11 a.m. The walk is scheduled to start on South Bender Avenue and requires aa $15 entry fee. The route will follow South Bender from Main Street to South Houston Avenue, to Granberry Street, to North Railroad Avenue before heading back to Main Street. Proceeds from the walk will benefit the Susan G. Komen foundation. In the first two years, Rockstar Capital has raised a total of $20,000 that was donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation. For more information visit www.rockstar-capital.com/rockstarcaresFRIDAY, OCTOBER 19HUMBLE: The Northeast Hospital Foundation will host the 11th annual In the Pink of Health Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 19 at the grand ballroom of the Houston Airport Marriott, 18700 JFK Blvd, Houston. The event benefits Project Mammogram — an initiative that provides free mammograms for women in need. The event will include a complimentary champagne reception, raffle and bid board and a group of survivors with inspiring stories. Astros sideline reporter Julia Morales will serve as Master of Ceremonies while cancer survivors Leslie Raffa and Keith Isbell will speak to the crowd. Since 2001, over 9,000 greater Lake Houston residents have benefitted from the services of Project Mammogram. While single tickets are $150, sponsorships begin at $1,500. For more information visit http://www.northeasthospitalfoundation.org.HUFFMAN: When the Hargrave Falcon football team hosts the Bridge City Cardinals on Oct. 19, it will be Hargrave’s seventh game of the season, fourth home game and second district game. Yet this game will take on an extra significance outside of the football season. That game has been designated as the Pink Game, one game each year during the month of Breast Cancer Awareness Month where the school raises money and awareness for breast cancer. The players wear pink armbands. The coaches wear pink gear. The cheerleaders will wear socks with pink ribbons to each football game throughout the month of October.FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26Northeast Hospital Foundation and the Atascocita Golf Club will host the inaugural Play for the Pink Golf Tournament in Atascocita. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Project Mammogram. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the course, which is located at 20114 Pinehurst Drive, Atascocita. The entry fee is $100 for individuals and $400 for teams. Project Mammogram performed 580 services last year including 175 screening mammograms and 175 diagnostic mammograms to qualifying women in our community.