(October 4, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Think Pink Celebration takes place Saturday, Oct 23

SHREVEPORT, La. (Centenary News Service) — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and across the country, members of Zeta Tau Alpha are holding more than 600 special events to increase awareness about early detection and to raise funds for education and research.

Think Pink
Think Pink Celebration 2009

The ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha at Centenary College will do their part when they hold the 2nd Annual Think Pink Celebration, Saturday, Oct. 23 in the "Quad" on the College campus from 4-7 p.m.

The Think Pink Celebration will include food, games, yogurt eating contests and a live auction. Tickets for the event are $10 and can be purchased from any ZTA member or at the event.

Sponsored by the Beta Iota chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha, the celebration aims to raise breast cancer education and awareness, and raise funds for the ZTA Foundation's educational efforts on behalf of their national philanthropic organization, the Think Pink Foundation. Throughout the month, ZTAs will partner with the National Football League to distribute pink awareness ribbons at 22 stadiums, with Yoplait® Yogurt to Save Lids to Save Lives®, and with Susan G. Komen to sponsor the Survivor Program at Races for the Cure®.

For more information, send an e-mail to beta_iota@yahoo.com.

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 373 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.