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Chicago Bright Pink 2012 Glamorous Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: CNA’s building is often illuminated t...

English: CNA’s building is often illuminated to reflect civic happenings or to acknowledge a meaningful calendar landmark. This design recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On Friday October 19, 2012 you can support Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Saks Fifth Avenue located at 700 N. Michigan Ave in Chicago from 8-11 pm.

The fashion-forward, cocktail soiree will include a silent auction and fashion show. The event will raise funds for Bright Pink’s national educational initiatives for breast and ovarian health. VIPink Chicago

View into Cabo Harbor

View into Cabo Harbor (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Join Bright Pink for a private cocktail party and reception. The event will offer an open bar featuring Chambord Vodka, Herradura Tequila, Chambord Signature Cocktails and OneHope Red and White Wines. VIPink will also feature a raffle of a one-week stay at Welk Resorts Cabo-Sirena del Mar in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico as well as VIP tickets to the Hollywood Blvd. opening night of Breaking Dawn with a meet and great experience with Peter Facinelli of Twilight fame. Additionally, VIPink will feature DJ sets by some of Chicago’s hottest DJs and a fashion show by Saks 5th Avenue.

General Admission Tickets are currently available for $65. Additionally, Pairs of Tickets are available for $100 until October 15. All guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend VIPink and all ticket purchases are non-refundable.

English: Logo of Saks Fifth Avenue

English: Logo of Saks Fifth Avenue (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

All VIPink attendees receive a $25 Saks 5th Avenue gift card with each ticket purchase as well as two complimentary movie tickets provided by Hollywood Blvd.

Giant pink ribbon on the corner of 5th and Mar...

Giant pink ribbon on the corner of 5th and Market, downtown Louisville, KY (10-5-06) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Last year, I was able to listen to lively tunes and bid on restaurant adventures at The Four Seasons, David Burke’s, Le Colonial and The Cape Cod Room.

Attendees enjoyed mini pulled pork sandwiches from Lillie’s Q and had some savory snacks from The Purple Pig. There wered cupcakes from Foiled Cupcakes.

Grey Goose was pouring some yummy martinis. I loved the fashion show with plenty of bright pink, fur and sequins.



 “Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization with an exclusive focus on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in high-risk young women.” For more information visit www.bebrightpink.org.

Purchase tickets at www.vipinkchicago.eventbrite.com. You can ride the trolley to the after-party hosted at The Underground.

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

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