A fundraising initiative for cancer research by an entire community, organized by Mayor Fiorella Reginelli-Mirabito and many dedicated volunteers, will kick off next week. The initiative, which has already started fundraising with the sale of unique pink donuts, creative jewelry, nail art, T-shirts, coffee mugs, and other gear, will offer fun events throughout October.
Residents are encouraged to show their support and solidarity by helping Turn Bath Pink by displaying pink ribbons. Ribbon is available for purchase for fifty cents a yard at the Bath Borough Building.
- Activities will kick off in conjunction with Bath Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 4 in the parking lot of Thirst Quenchers. The “Pink Heals” Fire Truck Tour will be there from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. In addition, there will be a blood drive hosted by Miller-Keystone, “Be a Match” registration, Andy the Ambulance talking mini ambulance robot and two special donations of hair from Ms. Faith Renna and Ms. Kaitlyn Mulrooney.
- The All Pink Pet Parade will take place on Poplar Street at 5 p.m. Anyone interested in participating in the pet parade is asked download an application from the website.
- The Turn Bath Pink 5K Run/Walk is Saturday, Oct. 11, beginning at Cliff Cowling Field. Registration forms are available at area businesses and at TurnBathPink.com.
- Aerial photography of a human support ribbon will take place Saturday, Oct. 18. Participation and registration is a $1 donation per person the day of the event. Participants are asked to meet behind George Wolf School wearing any color to show their support for cancer research. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the photo being taken promptly at 10 a.m.
- The events will culminate Oct. 25 and 26 at a Pink Auction at the Bath Fire Social Hall. The event will be similar to a tricky tray and will run from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday. All prizes will be drawn at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
For more information or to register for any of the events, visit www.turnbathpink.com or the borough building.