Whiting Paints the Town Pink | May 2015

Whiting Paints the Town Pink | May 2015

In efforts to create Breast Cancer awareness in the City of Whiting and its surrounding communities, Whiting spends the entire month of May Painting the Town Pink. Co-Chairs Kathleen Ulm and Stephanie Madison have coordinated a series of events including the Stomp Out Cancer 5K Run/Walk, Crash the Car for Cancer at Downtown Whiting’s Cruise Night, Dining Out For A Cure and many more. As Whiting strives on to Paint the Town Pink, all are encouraged take part in the fight by attending these fun-filled events beginning May 1st.

Pink Postcard Art Show and Opening Reception at Studio 659

Friday, May 1st | 1413 119th St. 6:59 pm – 9 pm – To celebrate Whiting’s Paint the Town Pink event, Studio 659 is hosting its second annual pink postcard event where all the art is pink related and the proceeds of the art is donated to the Paint the Town Pink breast cancer fund. This event is open to the public and has shows for all ages. Don’t miss the Grand Opening Night of PINK, Friday, May 1 at 6:59 pm. The event is free of charge and beverages and snacks will be available.

Party For Pink at Center Lounge

Saturday, May 2nd | 1312 119th St. 7 pm – 11 pm – Party For Pink and join the fight against breast cancer. Come party at Center Lounge and enjoy fun games, raffle baskets, music by a live DJ, snacks, drinks and much more. The back room will be open for all ages. Help raise money and awareness to beat breast cancer!

Stomp Out Cancer 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, May 9th | Oil City Stadium | Registration 9 am and Start 10 am – The Stomp Out Cancer 5K Walk/Run will take place Saturday, May 9th. The event starts at 10 am at Oil City Stadium and follows the W/R Bike Trail. The $20 entry includes a Stomp T-Shirt, but only if participants pre-register by May 2nd. Pre-register at The Junkyard located at 1504 119th St. in Downtown Whiting or register online by searching ‘Paint the Town Pink’ at www.active.com.

Battle of 119th Street “Pink Version”

Friday, May 15th | Clark High School and Whiting High School – Area schools along 119th St. will raise money by wearing Pink to school on May 15th. Clark High School and Whiting High School will battle it out for donations to beat cancer!

Trivia Night at Studio 659

Friday, May 15th | 1413 119th St. | Doors open at 6:30 pm | Trivia starts at 7 pm – Attend Studio 659’s Trivia Night “Hollywood or Bust”, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Friday, May 15 at 7 pm! Doors open at 6:30 pm. The maximum is 6 people per team, but you can choose to play with less. Cost is $5 per person and you are welcome to bring your own food. Cash prizes and refreshments will be available!

Battin’ For Boobies – Whiting Municipal Sports Complex

Sunday, May 17th | Games beginning at 12:30 pm – Do you love watching softball and want to help us smash breast cancer? Then come out and watch and support these fun teams battle it out. The games are free to attend and will be located at the Whiting Municipal Sports Complex located at 117th Street and Oliver Street. Game 1 will be a battle between Regions Signs vs. Whiting Police and Fire Department at 12:30 pm, followed by Game 2, a tough match between Clark MS/HS Staff and Students vs. Whiting MS/HS Staff and Students. The championship game will conclude the event. There will be refreshments, raffles and fun games between innings to win cool prizes! 100% of the money raised at this event will go toward the Paint the Town Pink fund, helping beat our annual record of cash raised for the fight against breast cancer.

Crash the Car for Cancer at Whiting’s Cruise Night

Wednesday, May 20th | Oliver and 119th St. from 6 pm – 9 pm – Join us at the Whiting Cruise Night in Downtown Whiting along 119th Street on Wednesday, May 20th as we let you take a sledgehammer to a car, all in the name of crushing cancer. Swings are $1 each or $5 for six. 100% of the money raised goes to the breast cancer fund donated by Paint the Town Pink. The car is generously donated and painted each year by the art students of Whiting High School. Mark your calendars and come sledgehammer something for “good”!

Dining Out For A Cure – Participating Downtown Whiting Eateries

Wednesday, May 27th | 119TH St. Downtown Whiting, IN – Dine out for a cure in Downtown Whiting and have 10% of your bill donated to the Paint the Town Pink breast cancer fund. Designated times and participating locations that Dine out for the Cure applies are as follows: Skeeter’s Diner from 8 am – 11 am, Pie Eyed from 8 am – 5 pm, CJ’s Café from 10 am – 5 pm, Beggar’s Pizza from 11 am – 10 pm, and Winey Beach Café from 5 pm – 9 pm.