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This Week in Pink – Paint for Pink at Vazzy's Oct. 5

By Alex Stackpole on 9/21/2017

The 8th Annual Valley Goes Pink invites the community to enjoy a night of painting and socializing for a good cause at Paint for Pink on Thurs., Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Vazzy’s Cucina, 706 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton.

Participants can enjoy a night of “drinking creatively” while they eat, drink and follow along as a local artist teaches how to paint a piece of art. Reservations are required by calling Jodi at 203-521-2233.

The Valley Goes Pink is a grassroots, community-wide effort throughout the Lower Naugatuck Valley to create awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection, support the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital, and showcase partnering organizations all at the same time!

The following is a list of unique Valley Goes Pink fundraising events. For more information about “going pink” and joining the campaign visit griffinhealth.org/pink or contact the Griffin Hospital Development Fund at 203-732-7504, Jodi Dawley at 203-521-2233 or dawleypink@yahoo.com, or Sue Petrizzo at 203-400-1068 or petrizzopink@yahoo.com.

For more information about Valley Goes Pink and additional events, visit the Valley Goes Pink on Facebook or griffinhealth.org/pink.

Bingo for Boobies Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. – Enjoy a fun-filled night of bingo and great prizes, including a flat screen TV, at The Hops Company (THC), 77 Sodom Lane, Derby. Call Sue for reservations at 203-400-1068.

Pinktoberfest by Yuengling Night, Oct. 16 at 5-8 p.m. – Come enjoy Yuengling beer specials, a special “Germanfest” tasting menu and great giveaways at Wellingtons Restaurant, 51 Huntington St., Shelton.

Team Tatas Trivia Night, Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. – Come for a fun night filled with trivia and fun prizes at Porky’s Café, 50 Center St., Shelton. Call Karyn for reservations 203-445-3091.

Bras for the Valley, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. – Design a bra and have it modeled in our fashion show with local “celebrity” models for a live auction, or just come for the fun at Il Palio, 5 Corporate Dr., Shelton. Call Ann at 203-305-0817 for more information.

Cut Out Cancer by Mario’s Barber Shop, Oct. 20 from 7-9 p.m. – Enjoy food, music and raffles at La Sala, 73 High St., Derby. $50 a ticket. Call Mario at 203-619-2314 for more information.

Wine Pairing for Pink Dinner, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. – Enjoy dinner paired with wines for each course at LuLu Pazzo, 314 Main St., Ansonia. Call Jodi at 203-521-2233 to reserve your spot.

Dig for a Diamond, Oct. 26 from 3-7 p.m. – A $40 donation will give an individual a bucket and a chance to win a .90 karat diamond as well as precious and semiprecious faceted stones at Marks of Design, 389 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton.

Pink Namaste Yoga, Nov. 5 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. – Join Kimmarie for a yoga session at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. Minimum donation of $20. Visit kimmarieyoga.net to register.

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