New Jersey Breast Cancer Awareness Events: Oct. 19 – 31 2015

Oct 19 – 31

Robin McKenna’s Window Genie of Princeton will offer free cleanings at the homes of families battling breast cancer in the Princeton area. For more information or to refer a family, email Robin McKenna at rmckenna @ or call 609-917-4338.

Chevy’s Fresh Mex
1150 S. Stiles St., Linden 908-862-9800
365 Route 3 East, Clifton 973-777-6277
Chevy’s Fresh Mex will donate a portion of proceeds from sales of its “Pink Drinks” during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to the Red Bank-based Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care.

Breast Health for Life — The Pink Crusade: Mall at Short Hills
1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center and The Mall at Short Hills are on The Pink Crusade. More than 60 partner stores are offering valuable health tips throughout the month of October. Stop by Guest Services to be entered into a drawing to win a $250 Mall at Short Hills Gift Card. Dedicate a pink ribbon for our Pink Ribbon Garden by registering on the iPad in Grand Court.

Drink Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness: Quaker Steak & Lube
1036 Cedar Bridge Ave., Brick
1304 Route 22, Phillipsburg
561 Route 1, Edison
The Lube will donate a portion of proceeds from sales of its “Pink Drinks” to the Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care, whose goal is to help inspire courage, strength and confidence that is needed to fight cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“Stepping For The Cure” Events: Plainfield High School
950 Park Ave., Plainfield

Oct. 23: Pink Day
Show your support for breast cancer awareness; wear your Stepping for the Cure T-shirt.
Oct. 27: Stepping for the Cure Carnival, 3 – 6:30 p.m.
Includes refreshments, raffles, vendors and entertainment.

Oct. 22

Paint the Town Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
69 Main St., Flemington
6 to 8 PM Admission: $25
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Hunterdon Regional Breast Care Program and The Paint Party Studio will be hosting this special painting night. After a short discussion on breast health, attendees will learn to paint a beautiful pink tree scene. Attendees are encouraged to wear pink that evening. Register online.

Oct. 23

“Pink” Shabbat Service: Temple B’nai Shalom
15 Fern Road, East Brunswick
8PM Admission: Free
One in 40 Jews of Ashkenazi descent carries a BRCA (breast cancer) gene mutation, putting Jewish families at ten times greater risk than the general population. Most people are not aware of this statistic or the measures they can take to protect their lives. Featured speaker is Melissa Rosen, director of National Outreach of Shasheret, the Jewish community response to breast cancer.

Oct. 24

Cirius Fitness Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser: Union Square Mall
500 Route 35 South, Red Bank
7AM – 12 Noon
$10 donation per group fitness class
All are welcome.  Sports memorabilia silent auction; also auctions for gift certificates and others items from our sponsors.

Oct. 25

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks
Start Times: 9AM

Edison: New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, 97 Sunfield Ave.
Pennsauken: Cooper River Park Jack Curtis Stadium, 5300 N Park Drive

Oct. 27

Breast Health Lecture and Fair: Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West, Tom’s River
Admission: Free (Pre-registration required)
Experts from Community Medical Center will provide information every woman can benefit from regarding breast health. A health fair in the outpatient lobby will offer information and giveaways. The health fair is free and open to the public. Free dinner and free parking. Call 888-724-7123 to register.

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