November 13, 2018

‘Blues Meets Pink’ Charity Benefit to Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer, Aug. 9

The American Cancer Society is encouraging residents throughout New London County to purchase tickets to the upcoming Blues Meets Pink Charity Benefit at Stonington Vineyards on Thursday, Aug. 9, to help support the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of New London County. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 each and must be purchased in advance at www.acsbluesmeetspink.eventbrite.com.

This one of a kind summer evening will feature light fare at no additional cost from local restaurants and vendors including Mystic Oysters from Noank, a cash bar, and a selection of food trucks with food for purchase. Guests of this charity event are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs to enjoy performances from local blue artists on the lawn. Performances include a set from New York and Connecticut Blues Hall of Fame recipient Tom “the suit” Forest and a set from the Chris Leigh and the Latin Essence Jazz Quartet.

Dollars raised from the Blues Meets Pink event will benefit the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of New London County, which will be held on Sunday, Oct. 21 at Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic. The local Strides walk unites the community to honor those touched by breast cancer and raises awareness and funds to support the American Cancer Society’s mission of eradicating breast cancer.

For more information on the Blues Meets Pink Charity Benefit ticketing, visit https://www.facebook.com/ACSBluesMeetsPink/ or email Margie Elkins at mdelkins23@gmail .com

To learn more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of New London County, visit  www.MakingStridesWalk.org/NewLondonCT

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