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Auburn’s eagle to fly in pink Oct. 26 to support breast cancer awareness


Auburn eagle to fly in pink for breast cancer awareness
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn’s eagle will fly in support of breast cancer awareness when he makes his pregame flight in Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday, Oct. 26, by wearing pink, one-of-a-kind leather jesses — the thin straps that help the handler control the eagle – and flying to a pink-highlighted lure.

When one of Auburn’s eagles, Nova or Spirit, flies before the Auburn-Florida Atlantic game, he will sport the handmade equipment that allows Southeastern Raptor Center specialists to securely handle the eagle. For the last three years, the equipment for each flight has been made by volunteers.

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Auburn University to hold ‘All In, All Pink’ event for breast cancer awareness

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University will hold its second annual “All In, All Pink” event Friday, Oct. 19 for breast cancer awareness from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Student Center Green Space. “All In, All Pink” will be hosted by the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach, in collaboration with the Office of Public Service and the Kappa Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

“Auburn University Outreach is pleased to be working with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and several community partners on raising awareness and celebrating life, as it relates to this very important health issue,” said Royrickers Cook, assistant vice president for University Outreach.

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Auburn University to hold All In, All Pink breast cancer awareness event

AUBURN – The Office of the Vice President for University Outreach and the Kappa Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority will hold the All In, All Pink event to promote breast cancer awareness on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Student Center green space.

There will be free food, giveaways, face painting and entertainment. A brief program featuring guest speakers David Barranco, Dr. Brandon Johnson and Dr. Karla Simmons, who will share their stories and expertise, will begin at noon and will end with an All In, All Pink group photo and balloon release at 12:30 p.m. in honor of breast cancer survivors and victims.

“As part of Auburn University Outreach’s ongoing commitment to public service, we are excited to partner with Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and the American Cancer Society to discuss and educate our community on this very important topic,” said Royrickers Cook, assistant vice president for Auburn University Outreach. “This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the survival of many people who have conquered breast cancer and remember those who have lost the battle.”

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