Checkers go pink to help raise awareness, money | Community Spirit
CHARLOTTE - The WBTV Studios got a little more pink on Tuesday afternoon when Carolina Breast Friends and Charlotte Checkers COO Tera Black stopped by WBTV News at Noon.
The organizations are teaming up this weekend for the Checkers' 5th annual "Pink in the Rink" game against the Binghamton Senators. The game, which raises awareness for breast cancer and money for "The Pink House," will be played Saturday night at 7 p.m. at the TimeWarner Cable Arena.
Come out and wear pink as your favorite Checkers will don pink jerseys (seen in the picture above), pink mouth guards and play with pink sticks! The Checkers will even turn the ice pink between periods and before the game for fans to enjoy.
Carolina Breast Friends hopes to open "The Pink House" by the end of April, Pam Darnell told WBTV's John Carter during the live interview. The Pink House is a place for breast cancer survivors to go to get things that they don't get when they are at the doctor's office, such as nutrition and yoga classes and support meetings.
Tickets to the Pink in the Rink Game 2011 are just $15 a piece.