ZTA to help JSU “go pink” in October

October is known to many as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and one group of girls at JSU is continuing a tradition that has been a part of campus for 22 years.

According to an organization press release, Zeta Tau Alpha participates in a campaign that lasts the whole month of October to raise money for breast cancer education and awareness, its national philanthropy.

The Zetas encourage Gamecock fans to wear pink at the October 4 game against UT Martin for their “Shake it for a Cure Pink Out” game.

The Zetas will hand out pink pompoms and will accept donations to their cause.

There will also be a balloon release ceremony for several breast cancer survivors before the game. Anyone who would like to participate in this event can contact Holly Scott at hscott2@jsu.edu.

ZTA members will be selling pink bows to the community for the next few weeks. On October 19, the Zetas will walk down Pelham road and hang over 600 of the pink bows to promote awareness for their philanthropy. Anyone wishing to purchase a bow can do so by contacting Emilee Cabaniss at ecabaniss@jsu.edu.

Zetas will be collecting Pink Yoplait lids for Save Lids to Save Lives program and proceeds will go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. There are deposit boxes located around campus.

Marie McBurnett

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