"Pink Light Project" raising awareness about breast cancer in Michiana

One local group is shedding light on a deadly disease.

The "Pink Light Project” from the Northern Indiana chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will have neighborhoods changing colors in Michiana in honor of breast cancer awareness month.

The bulbs can be put in lamp post, window, or porch lights.

Here are the details about how to get a pink light bulb and turn your neighborhood pink:

$5 each

Where to purchase:
Camellia Cosmetics, New Balance, Coldwater Creek, and Martin’s Supermarkets in the Heritage Square shopping plaza in Granger

Contact information:
Susan G. Komen for a Cure of Northern Indiana at (574) 289-9828

On Monday night, downtown South Bend and Mishawaka are also changing color in what organizers are calling “pink the town”.

The Crowe Horwath, LLP building on East Jefferson Boulevard and the Marriot Hotel on North Niles Street will be projected with the Susan G. Komen for a Cure logo on the sides of the buildings throughout October. The big unveiling is Monday night at 8 p.m.

The Leeper Park Bridge near Riverside Drive in South Bend and the Main Street Bridge in Mishawaka will be decorated with pink lights.

To learn more about other breast cancer awareness events or about Susan G. Komen for a Cure, click here.

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