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Pink Month is #NotDoneYet

For many October is 31 days of Halloween, or one month closer to Christmas, but as a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, it's Pink Month. October is recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we take this opportunity to bring awareness to our campus and its students by putting on a number of events during the month of October. So mark your calendars as I take you on a tour of our events throughout the month of October!

All of the women who came to learn more about how to
 assess their risk at our Bright Pink Workshop.
Our first event was held before October actually began. This was our Bright Pink Workshop where a member of one of our national partner's, Bright Pink, came and talked to women on our campus about how to reduce their risks for breast and ovarian cancer. If you missed the workshop, you can still go to Bright Pink's website to learn about breast and ovarian cancer and how to assess your risk.

The second event for the month happened on October 5, where we partnered with the brothers of Theta Chi and put on the Pink Edition of Cafe Theta Chi. We served coffee, milkshakes and sweet treats. We want to thank the brothers of Theta Chi for helping us put on this amazing event!

The sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha will be working at Mac Tables during lunch and dinner from the 12th-14th where we will be collecting used bras for our annual Bra Drive. These bras will go to victims of human trafficking to help them get a fresh start in life.

This Saturday, October 15, at the football game we are hosting our annual Pink Game. The game is at 6:00 pm against John Carroll at the Dial-Roberson stadium. We will be handing out free pink ribbons and giving a special tribute at halftime.

One of our biggest events during October is our Pink Pasta Dinner on Tuesday, October 18, from 5-8 pm. You can get a ticket from any sister for $12 ahead of time, or tickets will be $15 at the door. Come enjoy some delicious pasta with us and help raise awareness for Breast Cancer.

Our new event this year is Pink Bingo. It is going to be held on October 25, from 6-8 pm in the Bear Cave. It is open to all ONU students and faculty, you just have to pay for a bingo board, and you have the chance to win some awesome prizes!

As you can see the month of October is extremely busy for us, but that is because we are so passionate about putting a stop to this awful disease. So how can you help? By supporting these events, by staying aware about your health and those around you, or by tweeting using the hashtag #NotDoneYet, you can help us in the fight to stop breast and ovarian cancer.

I hope you learned more about our philanthropy and a little bit about what we do to raise awareness on our campus. Let me know if you have any questions about any of our events or how you can help. Thanks so much for reading and I hope you have a wonderful day.


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