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Pink patches that will be sold this week by the City of DeKalb police department. (Photo courtesy of the City of DeKalb Police Department)

DeKalb P.D. to fundraise for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Jermel Williams, Sports Reporter | October 4, 2022

DeKALB– October is breast cancer awareness month and The City of DeKalb police department has announced a breast cancer awareness fundraiser. Officers at the DeKalb police department have purchased pink patches and badges to wear throughout October...

Firefighters wear blue, pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Northern Star Staff | October 22, 2012

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to show their support, the entire Sycamore Fire Department will be wearing special T-shirts. They are blue with the traditional pink ribbon with pink lettering that says Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation entwined...

October is a month of many faces

By Anthony Szudarski | October 7, 2012

For many of us, October is just another month. The weather gets colder and people dress up for Halloween, but there’s so much more to this month. Breast Cancer Awareness month is for honoring those who have beat the disease, those who are fighting and...

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
participating Panera Bread® bakery-cafes will partner with the
Chicagoland Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to offer
a special Pink Ribbon Bagel. This year marks the 10th Anniversary
of the Pink Ribbon bagel and for every Pink Ribbon bagel sold
during the month of October, Panera Bread will donate $0.10 to
Komen Chicago. Funds raised will go to Komen Chicago to fund Breast
Cancer education, screening, treatment and research programs.

DeKalb businesses donate to fight breast cancer

By Amanda Shaffer | October 17, 2011

Businesses in the DeKalb area will donate a portion of their proceeds to various breast cancer charities, celebrating the 25th year of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Panera Bread, 2476 Sycamore Road in DeKalb, will do its part this October. Once...