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Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Central

October 13-20, 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Week is a campus-wide initiative designed to increase awareness of Breast Cancer and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure.

Pink Out Soccer Game
Friday, October 4th
4:00 PM
Tom Thompson Field
Come out and support the UCO Broncho Soccer team and Breast Cancer Awareness! Sponsored by Big Pink Volleyball.


Pink Out Football Game

Saturday, October 5th
6:00 PM
Wantland Stadium
Come out and support the UCO Broncho Football team and Breast Cancer Awareness! Sponsored by Big Pink Volleyball.


Paint the Campus Pink

Sunday, October 13th
3:00 PM
Broncho Lake, Blue Tent
Come help WOMEN decorate the UCO campus in honor of those who we have lost and who are continuing their fight against Breast Cancer!

Breast Dressed Contest
Monday, October 14th-Friday, October 19th
Nigh University Center, 2nd Floor – 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.*

Finished Bras are due to the Women’s outreach center, NUC 113, by Friday, October 11th at 1pm!

W.O.M.E.N. and the Women's Outreach Center invite the Central community to participate in a fun event that addresses a serious issue - breast cancer. UCO departments, offices, and student organizations are invited to decorate a bra in their own unique style to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central and Western Oklahoma.  Visit uco.edu/woc and find the W.O.ME.N. tab under student organizations to print the criteria and sign-up sheet.
* On Monday the 14th, the Breast Dressed competition will be displayed at the Pink Week Kickoff. On Wednesday the 16th, the Breast Dressed competition will be displayed at the Annual Ladies Health Luncheon.
Click here for more information and an entry form! (JPEG download)

Pink Week Kickoff
Monday, October 14th
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Broncho Lake, Blue Tent
Learn about the risks and treatment for Breast Cancer Awareness while helping WOMEN raise money for the cure! Come tie-dye a t-shirt, drink pink lemonade, and chill-out under the Blue Tent.

Pink Dance Off
Tuesday, October 15th
Ballroom A, NUC
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Think you have moves? Show them off at the Pink Dance-off! Prizes will be awarded to the last dancers standing and all proceeds go to Susan G. Komen.

Pink Out Volleyball Game
Tuesday, October 15th
7:00 PM
Hamilton Field House
Come out and support the UCO Volleyball team and Breast Cancer Awareness! Sponsored by Big Pink Volleyball.

Annual Ladies Health Luncheon
Wednesday, October 16th
Heritage Room, NUC
11:00 AM-12:30PM
Wear your favorite pink article of clothing or accessary and attend the interactive "Annual Ladies Health Luncheon”. This discussion will provide information about healthy living, which could reduce the chances of breast cancer, and will also provide in-depth information about what to look for in self-examinations. You will also hear from a breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed in her early thirties and how she is now dedicated to informing other young women about breast cancer. Lunch will be provided.

3-On-3 Basketball Tournament
Wednesday, October 16th
Commons Courtyard
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Click here for the Registration Form! (JPEG download)
Entry forms are due to the Women’s Outreach Center, NUC 113, by Monday, October 14th, at 1pm!
Work up a sweat for a good cause! Cheer on your favorite team or make one of your own and help raise money for the cure.

Tribute Night
Thursday, October 17th
NUC Room 202
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Join WOMEN as we pay tribute to all those we have lost. The donations raised during the week will be presented to Susan G. Komen. Light refreshments will be served during the Balloon Release.