Heroes In Pink To Strut Their Stuff

Caroline Blair, reporter, Spectrum NewsCaroline Blair, reporter, Spectrum NewsThe Duke Breast Program is rolling out the fushia carpet and inviting its Heroes In Pink to strut their stuff — to both raise awareness and funds to support breast health education. On Friday, Sept. 21, the Duke Breast Program will host its first-ever Pink Runway Fashion Show to benefit the Duke Breast Education Fund.

“We are inviting breast cancer survivors from throughout the region to register to participate in this fun-filled event,” said Jennifer Plichta, MD, a breast surgeon and organizer of the fashion show. “Our participants are our Heroes In Pink. Their supporters, family friends and colleagues, are invited to support their hero by donating to her fundraising efforts or by purchasing a ticket to attend the show.”

The fashion show will be emceed by Caroline Blair, a general assignment reporter and producer with Spectrum News. The event will feature special performances in music and dance. Guests will be entered in a drawing for prizes. Models have an opportunity to win prizes for best fashion, most tickets sold, most donations and more. Fashion categories include.

* Pink and playful
    Pink somewhere in the outfit or all over! 
* This is me.
    Anything goes. 
* Hollywood glam
    Dressy attire. 

The event precedes the What’s Beast For Breasts? A Conversation with Duke Clinicians, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 22. The Pink Runway Fashion Show takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Trent Semans Great Hall, 8 Searle Center Drive, Durham, North Carolina. Parking is free and provided at the adjacent Bryan Research Garage at 311 Research Drive. Tickets are $5 per person. To register as a Heroes In Pink model, to donate or to purchase tickets, visit The Pink Runway

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