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Bridge bras event raises $900 to fight breast cancer


September 7, 2011

Participants in this year’s Bras Across the Bridge event, organized by the South Santiam Sweet Potato Queens, center, helped raise $900 to fight breast cancer, and got to have some fun along the way.

The third annual Bras Across the Bridge fund-raiser to combat breast cancer raised $900, organizers said.

The event, titled “Stepping up to the Line and Bowling a Strike against Breast Cancer,” attracted some 25 participants to Weddle Bridge at Sankey Park Sunday, Aug. 27. The money raised will go to the Soroptimists International club in Albany to be used for awareness, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

The event was organized by the South Santiam Sweet Potato Queens, who turned out in hot pink bowling outfits. It included live music by Pam Massey and Steven Mankle, hot pink...

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