Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the U.S. and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
'The Rose' is holding several events around town to help and support women prevent breast cancer.
Pink Days at The Rose Galleria -- First Tuesdays, October and November, fun art projects for patients and families. Pink Ribbons Project covers cost for qualified, uninsured patients on those days. Randalls & Channel 2 -- October -- In-store and on-air promotions benefitting The Rose. Donate at Randalls register checkout. Make Tuesdays Matter at Casa Olé -- October -- Tuesdays in October, 12 participating Casa Olé restaurants will donate 10% of retail sales to The Rose. Haak Winery -- October -- Haak Winery to donate $1 to The Rose for every bottle of Pink Pelican Wine sold at their winery and on their website www.haakwine.com. CHI Breast Cancer Awareness Limited Edition Products -- During October, your purchase of CHI Limited Edition Pink Ribbon flat irons will benefit The Rose. For more information, visit www.chihome.com. Brighton Collectibles -- October -- Brighton Collectibles will donate $10 to The Rose for every pink ribbon bracelet sold at the Baybrook (281.286.4696), Highland Village (713.877.8551) and Willowbrook (281.894.8515) stores during the month of October. Pre-order yours today! Rice Epicurean Markets -- October -- Sale of the Pink Ribbon coupons for $1, $3, or $5 at checkout. 2011 Komen Houston Race for the Cure® -- October 1 -- Sponsored by the Houston Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Unique Physique Fitness 3rd Annual Health Expo & 5K Fun Run -- October 8 -- Tomball, Texas. Jump for The Rose - October 8-9, 2011 -- Men and women skydivers try to break Texas State Record at Skydive Spaceland (16111 FM 521 Road, Rosharon) and raise awareness and money for The Rose. Sunrise to Sunset. Bras For A Cause -- October 18 -- Firefighters model specially decorated bras which are auctioned off by the Lake Houston Chapter of Women's Council of Realtors. Humble Civic Center, 6-10 p.m. Hard Rock Café Pinktober concert benefiting The Rose -- October date announced soon. Purchase your Pinktober merchandise today! Silver Rose Gala -- Celebrating The Rose's 25th Anniversary - November 10, 2011