Get creative and thread a needle, fluff a few feathers, prepare your paints or string some beads. Bras for a Cause showcase and silent auction presented by Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Cypress Fairbanks Women’s Imaging Center invites individuals of all ages to create a decorated piece of bra art that represents the fight against breast cancer. There is no charge to enter the event. Entry forms and complete details are available at www.CyFairWomensImaging.com. All bra art entries should be turned in to Cy-Fair Hospital by Wednesday, September 1.
“We believe that this is a fun and exciting way to raise awareness about breast health by decorating the garments that support them,” says Beth Blythe, R.T. (R)(M), manager of Cypress Fairbanks Women’s Imaging Center. “Through this event we hope to educate women in our community about the importance of regular mammograms to help diagnose cancer at an earlier stage when treatments are more effective.” Early detection is one of the most powerful tools in fighting breast cancer.
Bras for a Cause bra art pieces will be displayed in a showcase and then sold by silent auction at the Copperfield Women’s Club Shop Til You Drop Marketplace at the Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress in booths 6A and 6B, on Saturday, September 11. Proceeds from the silent auction will be donated to the Cy-Fair division of the American Cancer Society. This organization is a non-profit health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem through various programs including cancer research, education, and patient services.
The bra showcase is meant to be fun and whimsical while providing an important health message to the community. Bras should be selected and decorated in a manner that is tasteful; no inappropriate or offensive entries will be put on display or auctioned for this program. Entries will be accepted from individuals, businesses or groups.
All Bras for a Cause art entries and participants will receive special recognition in an upcoming edition of the hospital’s “About Your Health” print newsletter and electronic newsletter, in a press release, and on the Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Cypress Fairbanks Women’s Imaging Center websites and social media sites.
Cypress Fairbanks Women’s Imaging Center provides comprehensive imaging care in two convenient locations in the northwest Houston community that are designed to cater to the specific needs of women. The center is accredited by the American College of Radiology and is staffed by an experienced, caring group of radiologists, pathologists, and professionally trained technologists to offer comprehensive diagnosis and support.
For more information about the Bras for a Cause showcase and silent auction, visit www.CyFairWomensImaging.com.