It’s that time of year again, when the community comes together to raise awareness and funds for those stricken with breast cancer. Below are a handful of local events to consider participating in this month, and beyond.
Sip & Shop Sundays, October 2
Every Sunday throughout the month of October, a Bloody Mary Bar will be placed in the pavilion at Waterside Shops, serving Bloody Marys and mimosas to shoppers. All proceeds from the bar will benefit Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Inc.
Naples Princess Sunset Dinner Cruise, October 8
Enjoy a night of dinner and dancing, live entertainment, and even hermit crab races, all to benefit Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida. Tickets are $125; seating is limited.
Seminole Casino Charity Slot Tournament, October 16
Test your luck at this charity tournament at Seminole Casino Hotel in Immokalee, which benefits Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida. A $10 donation gets you unlimited play on the slot machines during each three-minute round.
Making Strides of Naples, October 22
Gather your friends and loved ones and sign up for this 5K walk to support the American Cancer Society. The noncompetitive walk will be followed by entertainment for the entire family.
Bark for Life of Naples, November 13
Bring your best canine friend for this fun walk, starting at the event lawn at Mercato, benefiting the American Cancer Society. Following the walk will be contests, games, and a luminaria ceremony—and treats for your pooch.
If shopping is more your style, browse our gallery of pink-themed products you can purchase to show your support this month below.