Community invited to walk in pink for a good cause
  • Thursday 11 October 2012

Sunshine Coast Council’s Cooroy Library is supporting a Pink Precinct Fun Trail on Thursday18 October from 7am to 8am to raise awareness and funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Entrants are asked to pay a gold coin donation to enter the Fun Trail and dress in pink as they embark on a fun trail around Cooroy.

Walk as a team, or come and meet new friends. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to participate in the fun.

Division 12 Councillor Tony Wellington said council’s support of this event will raise the much-needed awareness of breast cancer and its effects on our community.

"Entrants will be given a ‘Pink Passport’ to be stamped at various locations, including businesses around the Trail, and will be entered into the draw to win some great prizes," he said.

"Pink Passports will be for sale at the Cooroy Library, the Butter Factory Arts Centre and local businesses.

"The Cooroy community raised over $2000 last year by supporting this event in flamboyant style through business sponsorship or participation in the event. All proceeds went to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

"Over 100 people, including Noosa District High School students and staff, and Karinya Montessori School donned their pink. They walked together in a sea of pink around Cooroy.

"After the walk entrants are invited to indulge in a hearty Cooroy Rotary breakfast barbeque and award ceremony. Jenny Morris’ Tai Chi class will be performing a routine in pink.

"The National Breast Cancer Foundation will be there to provide support and information. Past breast cancer survivors will also be sharing their stories of survival.

"If you are interested in being involved, mark the Pink Precinct Fun Trial on your calendar and begin planning your pink costume.

"I invite the community to come together in a positive way for a cause that is dear to our hearts."

For information about Pink Precinct Fun Trail visit council’s library website or contact the Cooroy Library on 5454 9000.