Project Pink 2012 planned, Breast Cancer Awareness event

Chairman Theresa Prather announces the 15th annual “Project Pink”, Breast Cancer Awareness event, will be held Sunday, October 7, 2012, at the Rayne Civic Center.

Raffle tickets are currently on sale for the “Angel of Hope” 12-inch Seraphim Angel valued at $175. This is a numbered, limited edition sculpted and delicately hand-painted angel. She wears a pink ribbon and sash to represent the commitment to bringing the world closer to a cure. The winner will have a choice between the angel or $150 cash. There will also be numerous other prizes given in the raffle, along with door prizes and a silent auction.

The day will be dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Eunice A. Thevis, who lost her battle with breast cancer. A personal invitation is extended to all breast cancer survivors to join the day slated with activities.

The 5th annual “Miss Project Pink” Pageant will also be held at this time. The Queens will hold titles for a year with their primary responsibility to inform others throughout the state about the event and invite them to participate in this well-known breast cancer awareness event.

The “Children’s Categories” (younger than 13 years of age) will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and competition at 9:30 a.m. The attire will be sportswear. Entry fee for these age groups will be $35 prior registration and $40 at the door.

Children’s categories are as follows:

Baby Project Pink (0–11 months): T’Nincy Project Pink (12–23 months); Toddler Project Pink (2 years); Tiny Project Pink (3–4 years); Petite Project Pink (5–6 years); Little Project Pink (7–9 years); and Deb Project Pink (10–12 years).

The “Senior Categories” (over 13 years of age) will begin with registration at 1 p.m. and competition at 1:30 p.m. The attire will be formal wear. The competition will not have an interview and will include stage presentation only. Entry fee for these age groups will be $50 prior registration and $55 at the door.

Senior categories are as follows:

Junior Project Pink (13-14 years); Teen Project Pink (15–16 years); Miss Project Pink (17–23 years); Ms. Project Pink (24–39 years); and Lady Project Pink (40 years and over).

There will be an optional Photogenic Award in each category. Those wishing to participate will turn in their photo and a $5 fee, per photo, during proper registration periods.

Custom crowns featuring a “Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Ribbon” will be awarded in each Category.

Everyone is invited to bring their “Pink” hats all decorated for judging. Prizes will be awarded.

Inquires can be addressed to: Danette, Peggy, Megan or Theresa 235-1518; and Marlene 334-4470.

Pageant entry forms are available by email at or Facebook at PAC Project Pink.

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