August 5 marks the 5th “Annual Put-in-Bay Pink Day at the Bay” Supporting Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio. Put-in-Bay Ohio will show its support for the “Put-in-Bay Pink Day at the Bay” on August 5th. in support of Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio and its 24th Annual Race for the Cure in Toledo, Team LuLu is working with the Komen Affiliate to decorate for the Put-in-Bay Pink Day and fund race for a cure. The Northwest Ohio Komen Affiliate will be on the Lake Erie Island to provide breast health information and encourage Race for the Cure participation.
Members of Team LuLu, including team leader Cheryl Wendt, will be on hand to sell pink beads while wearing fun costumes to
show support of the fight against breast cancer. All proceeds from Put-in-Bay Pink Day benefit Susan G. Komen Northwest and the Susan G. Komen foundation. The Komen Northwest Ohio Affiliate was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the United States Government while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more $3 billion in funding to research screening, education, treatment and psycho-social support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide.
For participants who wish to stay overnight for the event, special discounted rates are being offered at the Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, the Bay Lodging Resort, and the Edgewater Hotel. For additional information on rates, availability and different types of rooms and suites offered please visit the Put-in-Bay Ohio Lodging Directory or call the central reservation center at 888-742-7829. Join Put-in-Bay in the fight against breast cancer.