Auburn University to hold All In, All Pink breast cancer awareness event Oct. 27

Published: October 23, 2017
Updated: October 26, 2017
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Auburn University's seventh annual All In, All Pink event to promote breast cancer and general health awareness will be held Friday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Student Center green space.

The Office of the Vice President for University Outreach, in collaboration with The Office of Public Service and Phi Delta Chi Fraternity, will host the event. All students, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to attend.

"University Outreach and its numerous partners are excited to be hosting the seventh annual All In, All Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Program that brings the community and campus together around an important health topic,” said Royrickers Cook, Vice President for University Outreach. "Offering educational programs that generates greater awareness around cancer screening, prevention and survival play a critical role in improving the overall quality of life of Auburn University’s campus and the broader Auburn community.”

The event will include guest speakers, free health screenings and giveaways. A group photo and balloon release will take place at 12:30 p.m.

Guest speakers are Madison Chandler, graduate research assistant from the College of Veterinary Medicine, and Flora Moss, a breast cancer survivor.

Campus and community partners include:

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Auburn University;

  • American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists;

  • Concordia College Alabama - Division of Health Sciences;

  • Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer, or AURIC, Dr. Bruce Smith, director and professor of pathobiology, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine;

  • Cancer Center of East Alabama;

  • Dr. Jeff Massey, Massey Family Chiropractic;

  • Dr. Nancy Merner, Genetics Researcher, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine;

  • EAMC Breast Cancer Center;

  • Equal Access Auburn;

  • Gospel Choir, Auburn University;

  • HaVy Ngo, Pharm D., Paragon Health Care;

  • Harold A. Franklin Society, Auburn University;

  • Kappa Psi Pharmacy Fraternity, Auburn University;

  • Pack It Up Club, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy;

  • The Mason Jar.

Off-campus participants may park on the top level of the stadium parking deck on campus. For more information or to become a partner/donor, go to http://www.auburn.edu/allinallpink or contact email Walter Minger.