Fort Walton Beach / Niceville, FL — The Okaloosa County Commissioners have proclaimed Tuesday, October 1st as "Wear Pink Day" in Okaloosa County for the sixth year. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital encourage residents to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month by wearing pink and posting their photos to social media using the tags #WearPinkDay and #StandUpToBreastCancer.
As part of Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital's Breast Cancer Awareness month activities, they're ending the full month of awareness with a Stand Up to Breast Cancer dinner on Tuesday, October 29th at The Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, FL from 5:30p-8:30p. Check out the Stand Up to Breast Cancer site for tickets and tables.
ABC 33/40 News Anchor, Brenda Ladun, is an award winning news anchor and a Best Anchor recipient of the Associated Press Award. She is also a breast cancer survivor and has made it a priority to ensure the public has access to cancer information through the Cancer Resource Center on ABC 33/40's website. Brenda is committed to keeping ABC 33/40 viewers aware of developments in the search for a cure with nightly "Cancer Facts." On October 29th, she will share her story and the journey she took as she fought the battle against breast cancer.
Join us for an interactive, fun-filled night of inspiration, dinner and cocktails as we honor 20 local breast cancer survivors and help raise awareness. Seating is limited; registration is required! Visit the Stand Up to Breast Cancer site for more information, or to purchase tickets..