Project Pink this weekend at Civic Center

PROJECT PINK DAY PROCLAIMED - During ceremonies at City Hall, Mayor Roland Boudreaux signed a proclamation declaring Sunday, Oct. 6, as “Project Pink Day,” in observance of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month and Preceptor Alpha Chi of Beta Sigma Phi lauches its “Project Pink” campagn. Joining Mayor Boudreaux for the proclamation were BSP Chairman Theresa Prather, left, and Zoe Traore, Tiny Project Pink Queen.
2013 honoree Helen Garrett
Helen B. Garrett dedication and pageants planned

Chairman Theresa Prather announces the 16th annual “Project Pink”, Breast Cancer Awareness event, will be held Sunday, October 6, 2013, at the Rayne Civic Center. 

Raffle tickets are currently on sale for the “Angel of Hope” 12-inch Seraphim Angel valued at $175. This is a numbered, limited edition sculpted and delicately hand-painted angel. The winner will have a choice between the angel or $150 cash. There will also be numerous other prizes given in the raffle, along with door prizes and a silent auction.

The day will be dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Helen Blue Garrett, who recently lost her battle with breast cancer. A personal invitation is extended to all breast cancer survivors to join the day slated with activities.

The 6th annual “Miss Project Pink” Pageant will also be held at this time. The queens will hold titles for a year with their primary responsibility to inform others about the event and invite them to participate in this well-known breast cancer awareness event.

The “Children’s Categories” (younger than 13 years of age) will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and competition at 9:30 a.m. The attire will be sportswear. Senior categories will be offered for ladies 13-40 years of age. 

Direct inquires to: Danette or Peggy, 235-1518; Marlene 334-4470 or Theresa 457-8570.

Pageant entry forms are available by email at or Facebook at PAC Project Pink.