IBMC College campuses honor those affected by breast cancer; donates to Susan G. Komen fund

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. IBMC College students, staff and faculty are encouraged to wear jeans for a $1 monetary donation to the Susan G. Komen Fund for breast cancer research. All funds raised at the northern Colorado and southern Wyoming campuses will be matched by the College.

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and IBMC College is opening the pink floodgates.

Throughout the month, IBMC staff, faculty and students are encouraged to participate in the many activities and promotions planned by the Student Services Department in honor of those who are or have been impacted by the disease.

Longmont students don their pink gear in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Longmont students don their pink gear in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Throughout the Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont and Cheyenne campuses, as well as the IBMC Home Office, everyone is invited to wear jeans on October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 by donating $1 each Wednesday to the Susan G. Komen Fund for breast cancer research. In addition to wearing jeans, employees and students are also invited to purchase a pink breast cancer awareness sticker for an additional $1 or a pin for $5 to wear for the entire month. All proceeds from the month will be matched by IBMC College and donated to the Komen Fund.

IBMC College’s staff, faculty and students will be coated in pink on October 30, when all College campuses will be celebrating “Proud to Wear Pink” day.

In addition, students are invited to participate in the many contests during the month for prizes, including a Pink Poster Contest at the Fort Collins campus, where students are encouraged to decorate a poster in honor of a loved one and to create awareness.

To learn more about IBMC’s involvement in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, please call (800) 495-2669 or (970) 223-2669, or for more information about breast cancer awareness, visit the Komen Fund website at ww5.komen.org.

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