The men and women of the Daytona Beach Fire Department are going pink in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
They will wear pink uniform shirts to bring increased community awareness to the disease of breast cancer.
Research says one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Each year, an estimated 220,000 women in the United Sates will be diagnosed with this horrible disease. The Fire Department will be participating in several community events throughout the month. Interim Chief Dru Driscoll asks the community to join DBFD by participating in the awareness campaign by wearing something pink as it is important to so many in our community.
Blue Ribbon Pools Goes "Pink" for
Blue Ribbon Pools will informally change their company name to Pink Ribbon Pools for October to increase breast cancer awareness and raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
"I've been passionate about the cause since my mother, Sondra, battled breast cancer in the late '90s," said owner Maurice Bushroe. "This October, I'm proud to personalize a local campaign to raise money and increase awareness for breast cancer."
In addition to the temporary name, Pink Ribbon Pools is asking residential and commercial customers to buy a $10 shirt for their pool guy to wear to work in recognition of breast cancer awareness in October. Pink Ribbon Pools shirts are available now through the end of October for $10 in men's sizes M/L/XL and women's sizes M/L.
For shirts, call (386) 366-9000 or visit blueribbonpools.com.
Lulu's partying pink
Lulu's Oceanside Grill is hosting its first ever Pink Party from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 30 S. Atlantic Ave., Ormond Beach.
There will be raffles every 30 minutes.
A portion of every pink passion martini sold in October and all raffle proceeds will go to the Pink Army of Ormond Beach.
Reservations are suggested.
For more information, call (386) 673-2641 or visit lulusoceansidegrill.com
Pink Heals Tour stops in Volusia County
The Pink Heals Tour has begun making stops in Volusia County to support women fighting cancer.
The Pink Heals Tour drove into Deltona on Sept. 29 with the pink fire truck parade. Pink fire trucks, police cars and firefighters dressed in pink rolled into town to honor and support women in the fight against cancer.
On Sept. 30, The Pink Fire Truck was parked in front of the Halifax Health-Center for Oncology in Daytona Beach. Women and their families who have fought or are fighting cancer came out and signed the Pink Fire Truck and shared their stories.
The Pink Heals Fire Truck Tour came to Port Orange, also on Monday, to raise cancer awareness and funds.
The truck stopped at the Pavilion at Port Orange, 5501 S. Williamson Blvd. There were games, a bounce house and live music.
For more information on The Pink Heals Tour, visit pinkfiretrucks.org.