Gonzales 'Geauxs Pink'

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

GONZALES – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has announced the fall kick-off for its Geaux Pink program during October, which is recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One hundred percent of Geaux Pink proceeds help support early detection and screening programs for patients in need and raise awareness for breast cancer throughout the region.

     There are a variety of ways to participate in Geaux Pink. Interested groups, businesses or organizations are encouraged to choose one or more of the following ways to join –

•            Create an event at school, church or work such as a car wash, pink dress down day or football game or other athletic activity with proceeds benefiting Geaux Pink. Sign-up to register your event at

•            Support official Geaux Pink community events. For a listing, visit

•            Purchase official Geaux Pink Gear such as T-shirts and bracelets; buy them online at