Pink supports Run for the Cure

CIBC Run for the Cure team, The Oak Bay Believers, is hosting Pink above the Rink

CIBC Run for the Cure team, The Oak Bay Believers, is hosting Pink above the Rink, a  fundraising gala with all proceeds going to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

The event is being held in Oak Bay Recreation Centre’s Sports View Lounge with cocktails starting at 6:30 p.m. and a Greek buffet dinner beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27.

There will be a large silent auction as well as door prizes. Some of the items up for auction include a six-person breakfast cooked by Oak Bay Firefighters; Chemainus hotel and show packages; Pandora jewelry; whale watching tours; restaurant gift certificates; children’s toys; Victoria Royals tickets and concert tickets.

The evening also includes two talented entertainers, Alison Roberts, a Canadian College of Performing Arts graduate who has a large musical theater background and Emily Coldwell, whose musical talents have been described as “indie/acoustic with a rock and roll heart.”

Two guest speakers include Laura Clarke from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Run for the Cure and Karen Wilson, an incredibly inspirational two-time breast cancer survivor.

Tickets are $20 and are available at Recreation Oak Bay, Henderson Recreation Center, and Monterey Centre until the end of today (Sept. 25).