Real Bluejays Wear Pink Schedule of Events

All month long, Elmhurst College will observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month by coming together for Real Bluejays Wear Pink. Through a variety of events and activities, we’ll raise awareness and funds to help fight a disease that has touched all our lives.

Every Friday is Pink Friday!

Donate $5, and employees get to wear pink and blue jeans to work.

Tuesday, October 2

Real Bluejays Wear Pink Kickoff
11:45 a.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Relay for Life Event
12:15 p.m. (following kickoff events)
Brune Patio
Cupcakes and Hot Chocolate

Thursday, October 4

Pink Pumpkin Party
11:45 a.m.
Frick Center, Prospect Room
Join Sigma Lambda Gamma and Craft Club as they craft pink Styrofoam pumpkins.

Saturday, October 6

Pink Out Football Game
1:00 p.m.
Langhorst Stadium
Wear your pink to the football game. A 50/50 Raffle will take place during the game.

Wednesday, October 10

Stay Aware, Show You Care
4:30 p.m.
Circle Hall 014
Breast cancer and self-examination information will be presented by the Wellness Center. There also will be trivia with prizes, spa giveaways and refreshments.

Women’s Volleyball Game
7:00 p.m.
Faganel Hall

Saturday, October 13

Dodgeball Tournament
Noon
Faganel Hall

Tuesday, October 23

Rooting for a Cure
11:45 a.m.
Elmhurst College Garden
Join Sigma Lambda Gamma and the Garden Club as they decorate pink clay pots and plant flowers in honor of those battling breast cancer. Food and refreshments will be served.

Thursday, October 25

Campus-Wide Pink Out – wear pink today!
11:45 a.m.
College Mall
Join us as we form a human pink ribbon and have our photo taken.

The Roland Quest Lecture Series – In Sickness and in Health … A Love Story
7:00 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel
“E! News” anchor Giuliana Rancic and her entrepreneur husband, Bill, discuss Giuliana’s breast cancer diagnosis seven years ago and how the disease affected their lives and strengthened their commitment to each other—and to finding happiness.

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Saturday, October 27

Men’s and Women’s Soccer v. Illinois Wesleyan
1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Langhorst Field
Join the Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams as they wear pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness.

Thursday, November 1

Real Bluejays Wear Pink Closing Ceremony
11:45 a.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge
The grand total of money raised will be revealed.

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