Pink October!

Posted on: October 1st, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month events and initiatives.

Panera Bread Pink Ribbon Bagels

October 1-31
Participating Central Florida Panera Bread locations

Panera Bread Pink Ribbon Bagels make their appearance in Central Florida every October, raising awareness and valuable dollars to fight breast cancer. All month long a portion of each bagel sale helps to fund cancer programs at Orlando Health.

The Panera Bread Pink Ribbon Bagel, baked fresh daily, features cherry chips, dried cherries and cranberries, vanilla, honey and brown sugar, and is in the shape of the breast cancer awareness Pink Ribbon. The product follows the tradition of “thinking pink” during the month of October in the quest to eradicate breast cancer disease.  Order bagels online at

Get a Mammogram, Give a Mammogram

October 1 – 31
Sand Lake Imaging
3 Central Florida locations – Maitland, Orlando and Lady Lake

Schedule a mammogram at Sand Lake Imaging as a new patient and they will donate a free mammogram on your behalf to a woman in need through a partnership with Shepherd’s Hope, a faith-based organization of volunteers that exists to provide access to health care for the uninsured. For information or to schedule visit

AdventHealth for Women Pink Night Out, an Orlando Sentinel event

Friday, October 11 | 6 – 11pm
The Ballroom at Church Street
225 S. Garland Ave., Orlando 32801

Celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in an interactive, uplifting and exciting way at AdventhHealth for Women Pink Night Out, an Orlando Sentinel event. Enjoy a fun Friday evening of fashion, beauty and wellness, performance art and other unique experiences.

This year, entertainment journalist, entrepreneur and breast cancer survivor Giuliana Rancic and her husband, Bill, will will be spreading hope and awareness by speaking about their cancer journey at a special VIP event starting at 6pm in the Orchid Garden Salon. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

7th Annual Pink on Parade 5k

Sunday, October 13 | 7:30 am
AdventHealth Celebration
400 Celebration Place, Celebration 34747

Join AdventHealth at Pink on Parade as it celebrates the brave women in our community battling breast cancer, survivors who have won their fight, and those who shine on through their loved ones. Whether you run or walk, gather your friends and wear your pinkest attire.

All participants will receive an event shirt and bib complete with timing chip. All finishers will receive a customized Pink on Parade medal. Awards will be given to the top 3 male and top 3 female overall finishers. Register at  

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 26 | Registration – 7am; Walk – 9am
Lake Eola Park
566 E. Robinson St., Orlando 32801

The American Cancer Society’s annual event is a morning to come together with survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. There is a special area for survivors and the caregivers attending with them with information about American Cancer Society programs and services. Register or learn more at, or contact Brynn Brasington at 407-843-8680;

Orange Tree Golf Club WPFT Tournament

Thursday, November 21 | Registration – 8am; Shotgun – 9am
Orange Tree Golf Club
7540 Woodgreen Dr., Orlando 32819

Orange Tree WGA will hold their 16th annual Women Playing For T.I.M.E. (WPFT) golf tournament on Thursday, November 21. The later date will ensure clubhouse renovations are completed.  This all-women golf tournament raised $27,500 at their 2018 event to benefit the Cancer Support Community at the Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center. More than $320,000has been raised by the Orange Tree Women’s Golf Association in the past 15 years for WPFT.

The mission of Women Playing For T.I.M.E. is to partner with Orlando Health Foundation in support of Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center to defeat cancer as it affects women and their families and friends. Learn more at