(October 14, 2009)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073.

Think Pink Celebration For Breast Cancer Awareness Takes Place Oct 24

SHREVEPORT, La.—A Think Pink Celebration will take place Saturday, Oct. 24 in the "Quad" at Centenary College from 4-7 p.m.

Sponsored by the ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha, the celebration aims to raise breast cancer awareness. A philanthropic fundraising event, food will be provided by Podnuh's Bar-B-Que restaurant along with carnival games, and a live and silent auction.

Tickets for the event are $10 each and includes admission as well as access to the all-you-can eat barbecue buffet. The ZTA's will be selling the tickets in the cafeteria leading up to the event. They will also be selling the annual Think Pink t-shirts for $12.

For more information, please contact Mellyn Baker at email or Nichole Couch at email.

Did you know?

According to statistics, approximately one out of every eight women will contract breast cancer in their lifetime. This means that you or someone you know is or will be effected by this disease.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as "One of the Best 371 Colleges" by the Princeton Review and one of "America's Best Colleges" and one of "America's Best Private Colleges" by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.