'Paint the Patch Pink': Health department works with community to
promote breast cancer awareness
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[September 25, 2012]
On Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., Gail's
Pumpkin Patch and the Logan County Department of Public Health,
Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, will co-sponsor "Paint
the Patch Pink" at Gail's Pumpkin Patch, rural Beason. The event is
to increase breast cancer awareness.
There will be a variety of
education and information.
carving display by Renee Hubal.
A display of pink
and white pumpkins in the shape of a breast cancer ribbon.
with partial proceeds going to the Pink Pumpkin Patch
Foundation. Funds from the foundation go to reputable
organizations with the highest percentage of dollars spent on
research. For more information, visit
Special appearance of
"Miss Pink," a 1970 Dodge Challenger built in 2006 as a tribute
for Illinois State Police Sgt. Sue Voges, who had breast cancer.
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Gail's is east of Lincoln, off Route 10 at 1709 2000th Ave.
For more information, contact Gail's Pumpkin Patch at
217-447-3409, Marcia Dowling at the Logan County Department of
Public Health at 217-735-2317, or visit
[Text from file received from
Logan County Department of Public