GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the community continues to help raise funds and create awareness for the cause. Jordan Carson and the Social Sizzle cameras are covering several Live Local-Give Local events each week, including Couture for a Cure and the Wine & Wig bash, check them out!
The Van Andel Institute hosted the eighth annual Couture for the Cure on Thursday, October 10, at 6:00 p.m. The annual event brought high fashions from Leigh's, and New York designer, Cynthia Rose to the runway. The evening event was sold out, with funds benefiting cancer and disease research, along with science education at the Van Andel Education Institute. Guests enjoyed cocktails, strolling hors 'doeuvres, makeup touch-ups from Artistry, and shopping that will directly benefit the VIA. Attendees will also received a Couture for the Cure swag bag. Click here to see pictures from Jordan Carson of Couture for the Cure.
West Michigan Woman Magazine's Wine & Wig bash was held at the GRAM downtown on October 12. Susan G. Komen West Michigan was selected to receive proceeds from the event to help their mission in fighting breast cancer. Check out Jordan Carson's pictures of the event by clicking here!
Jordan Carson is always covering philanthropic events that help our community in a big way. This week, the Social Sizzle will be at Bras Across the Grand at the Gillette Bridge in Grand Rapids starting at 10:00 a.m. Saturday. Everyone is invited to bring a decorated bra to hang as a chain of hope for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Click here for more details!
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