"Power of Pink" Week Begins on Saturday
Sept. 28: The St. Lawrence University athletic department will kick-off the 2011 Power of Pink Week on campus on Saturday, October 1. The week-long event, held in part with an Innovation Grant awarded in the spring of 2011, will look to raise awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer. All proceeds will be donated to the Gouverneur Business Women, an organization that helps North Country families fighting the battle against breast cancer.
The Power of Pink Week on-campus athletic schedule includes:
Saturday, Oct. 1:
Women's Hockey vs. Clarkson, 7:00pm
Sunday, Oct. 2: Women's Tennis vs. Plattsburgh, 10:00am and Field Hockey vs. Nazareth, 12:00pm
Tuesday, Oct. 4: Volleyball vs. Potsdam State, 7:00pm
Friday, Oct. 7: Men's Hockey vs. Ferris State, 7:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 8: Men's and Women's Cross Country's Hoffman/Pre-Regional Meet, 11:00am and Women's Soccer vs. William Smith, 3:00pm
Students, faculty, staff and supporters are encouraged to wear pink at these events to show their support. At each of the games, there will be pink merchandise for sale including t-shirts, vests, polos, bags, bracelets, hats and more, with all proceeds again benefitting the Gouverneur Business Women.
Lawrence is honored to welcome back retired PCA professor Andrea Nouryeh back
to campus, as she will serve as a featured speaker in the Winston Room on
Wednesday, October 5. Her presentation,
called "The Big C Battle: Heeding the Call, Waging the Campaign and Surviving
Collateral Damage" will begin at 7:00pm, with refreshments available.
Raffle tickets will available for gift certificates from several local businesses including The Club, Dunkin Donuts, The Best Western, Price Chopper, and Sergi's will be raffled off throughout the week. At each of the events, all of which are First-Year Cup eligible, winners will be announced for prizes. Meanwhile, a limited edition pink St. Lawrence hockey jersey will be signed by both the 2011-12 men's and women's hockey teams, and will be raffled off with tickets available for purchase on:
Women's exhibition: 5:00 on Friday, Sept. 30
Women's game: 7:00 on Saturday vs. Clarkson, Oct. 1
Men's exhibition: 4:00 on Sunday, Oct. 2
Men's game: 7:00 on Friday, Oct. 7
Pink shirts that read "Saints Supporting a Cure" may also be purchased for $10.00 by contacting Shelly Roiger at email@example.com.
Thank you for your continued support, and join the Saints in the fight against breast cancer!