Pink Ribbon Day - Launch Of Team Pink

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ATTENTION:  RADIO NEWSROOMS / PROGRAM PRODUCERS

EVENT ALERT


PINK RIBBON DAY – LAUNCH OF TEAM PINK

A National Breast Cancer Foundation sporting initiative


WHEN:


Monday October 26 – Pink Ribbon Day

12pm-2pm


EVENT:

Launch of ‘Team Pink – One Team, One Cure’ 


WHERE:

Martin Place, Sydney (between Pitt and Castlereagh Streets)


ABOUT:

Pink Ribbon Day is the culmination of Breast Cancer Month, when Australia turns

pink to support breast cancer awareness and research into the disease. The

National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) are launching ‘Team Pink’, a sports

fundraising program which encourages

the community to get active and support

breast cancer research, with help from a number of NBCF ambassadors and

sporting personalities.


INTERVIEW / PHOTO / FILMING OPPORTUNITIES:

1. Australian singer/songwriter Melinda Schneider

performing the official NBCF Pink Ribbon Day

theme song ‘Courageous’ from her Golden Guitar winning album ‘Be Yourself’

2. NBCF youth ambassadors the Australian Girls Choir performing

3. Channel Nine sports reporter Stephanie Brantz is the event MC

4. NBCF ambassador Jane Flemming testing her skills on EA Games, projected onto large screen

TV’s

5. NBCF CEO Sue Murray

6. NBCF volunteers and breast cancer survivors all dressed in pink, selling pink ribbon merchandise

TO REGISTER:

Please contact one of the following and advise your name, mobile number and media outlets

supplied:


Christina Heris

Vanessa Marven

Media & Communications Officer

Media & Communications Manager

National Breast Cancer Foundation

National Breast Cancer Foundation

0401 461 514

0418 264 729


About the National Breast Cancer Foundation:

The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is the leading community-funded organisation in Australia

supporting and promoting research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer.


Since the NBCF was established in 1994, over $55 million has been awarded to 230 research projects across

every state and territory, to improve the health and wellbeing of those affected by breast cancer.






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