Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

It’s October, is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Below are events around town.


Making Strides of Springfield

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 7, registration – 8 a.m.; walk – 9 a.m.

WHERE: Springfield Regional Cancer Center, 148 W. North St., Springfield

COST: Register online by clicking here

DETAILS: Distance: 5K. Goal: $70,000. More: DJ Chill – a Springfield-area first responder – will provide the tunes


Paint the Town Pink 5K Run and Concert

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 13, 6-11 p.m.

WHERE: Downtown Troy Public Square

COST: Register online by clicking here

DETAILS: A 5K timed run around downtown Troy followed by a free concert featuring Velvet Crush, the Pink Ribbon Girls fire truck, a beer garden, food and raffles.


Making Strides of Dayton

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 21. Registration and rolling start 8-10 a.m.

WHERE: Fifth Third Field, 220 N. Patterson Blvd., Dayton


Panera Pink Ribbon Bagel sales

WHEN: Oct. 1-31
WHERE: Panera Bread; various locations in Dayton
COST: $1.35 for a single Pink Ribbon Bagel, $6 for half dozen, $10.99 for a baker’s dozen and $15.99 for a baker’s dozen plus two tubs of cream cheese. Preorder online at
DETAILS: A portion of the proceeds from these special ribbon-shaped bagel sales will benefit the Pink Ribbon Girls and Miami Valley Hospital Foundation.


17th annual Ribbon of Hope Luncheon

WHEN: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24
WHERE: Great Hall at Sinclair Community College, 444 W. Third St., Dayton
COST: $75/person (benefiting the Women’s Wellness Fund through the Kettering Medical Center Foundation). Register online at Kettering Health.
INFO: This year’s guest speaker is New York Times best-selling author Kelly Corrigan. In her book “The Middle Place,” Corrigan shares her experience of fighting cancer while simultaneously caring for her father as he struggled through the final stages of the disease.





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