The Commonwealth Cancer Association, in partnership with Hard Rock Café Saipan, thanks the community for making the Pinktober fundraiser held on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at the Hard Rock Café a resounding success. The annual Pinktober event is one of the Hard Rock Café’s Global Rock Breast Cancer Awareness and Benefit Charities, wherein CCA is the benefactor. Hard Rock Café’s motto, “The answer is out there, together we’ll find it,” speaks directly to their Pinktober efforts.
The CCA thanks the followings partners for their donations and support: Delta Air Lines, MarPac, Century Tours, IT&E, DFS Saipan, Hard Rock Café Saipan, Micronesian Brokers, Inc., Pacific Trading Co., Aqua Resort Club, Marianas Resort & Spa, DOCOMO Pacific, Hyatt Regency Saipan, Pacific Islands Club, Modern Stationary, The SHACK, Oleai Beach Bar & Grill, Xerox Corp., Marianas Variety, and Tan Holdings.
The event was also highlighted with entertainment featuring Parker Yobei, Jerry, Jan and the Flow Band, Marvin, Patz Badjhoe and Sugar Rush, Al Saures, Walden/Violy and Josh Castro.
The CCA also thanks the following individuals that helped sold tickets, to those that bought tickets, and its volunteers for the event. They are Nora Mae R. Sablan, David B. Rosario, Lauri B. Ogumoro, Bo T. Palacios, Elaine Terlaje, Tom B. Basa, Kimberly Sablan, Glenna P. Reyes, Catherine Attao-Toves, Anicia Q. Tomokane, Raena Bermudes,, Lupe Cepeda, Frances Dela Cruz, Evonne C. Cabrera, Dr. Ignacia Demapan, Andrew Morishige, Cleo Nening, Kodep Uludong, Tina M. Aldan, Gene Delanza, Krizia Mendoza, Linda S. Babauta, Peter Diaz, Carlyn Dlg Hofschneider, Emmanuel P. Borja, Dora Miura, and Tona M. Tudela.
“This is one of the events that reaffirm our commitment to raise awareness about this tragic disease, help raise funds for CCA programs and services, and opportunities to recognize individuals in the community for their support and commitment,” according to the CCA in a statement. “As a community, we can make a difference in the fight against breast cancer and show our devotion to conquering this tragic disease. CCA thanks the community for its untiring support.”
The CCA maintains a full calendar of programs to raise awareness and provide public education about cancer, and to assist cancer patients and survivors. For further information about CCA programs, contact the CCA at telephone 682-0050 or by email at email@example.com or log on to its website at www.ccamarianas.org. (CCA)