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Hampton University Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month With “Ask About My Bra-Ha-Ha”

November 18, 2013

 

HAMPTON, Va. (Nov. 1, 2013) — The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Chapter at Hampton University partnered with Bra-ha-ha® to shed light on breast cancer awareness on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
At “Ask About My Bra-Ha-Ha,” students and members participated in a panel discussion where they heard from Barbara Bellido, director of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center’s oncology department; Bambi Rivera, member of Bra-ha-ha® steering committee and breast cancer survivor; Sherry Barnette, development officer for Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation; and Bianca Brown, Hampton University senior.
“I was excited to participate in this event because it helps women understand the importance of getting checked regularly,” said Jasmine Ross, senior biology major. “It is a great and fun way to empower women while supporting one another.”
In addition to the panel, members decorated bras.
“The bra decorating consonant was to make light of a very serious cause,” said Paige Delaney, Hampton University PRSSA Chapter president. “The students were able to learn more about breast cancer and then were given the opportunity to decorate the bras as a fun and creative way to show support towards the promotion of breast health.”
Hampton University PRSSA hopes to raise $750 in donations to assist the Breast Center at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. All donations to “Ask About My Bra-Ha-Ha” can be made until Tuesday, Dec. 10, until 11:59 p.m. at www.AskAboutMyBrahaha.myevent.com.
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About Bra-Ha-Ha®
Bra-ha-ha® brings together people of all walks of life — everyone from men, women and children to seniors and major international fashion designers — to decorate bras for a better cause. Each bra tells a story of hope, perseverance and support. The bras are assembled in an art exhibit to celebrate the stories, the survivors and the spirit of those working to promote breast health. Bra-ha-ha has touched the lives of thousands of men, women and children. Many have benefited from free screenings, and countless more have been reminded to schedule a mammogram or do a breast self-exam.
Media Contact
Chad Harris
P: (773) 749-6217
E: chad.harrism@gmail.com

HAMPTON, Va. (Nov. 1, 2013) — The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Chapter at Hampton University partnered with Bra-ha-ha® to shed light on breast cancer awareness on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.

At “Ask About My Bra-Ha-Ha,” students and members participated in a panel discussion where they heard from Barbara Bellido, director of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center’s oncology department; Bambi Rivera, member of Bra-ha-ha® steering committee and breast cancer survivor; Sherry Barnette, development officer for Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation; and Bianca Brown, Hampton University senior.

“I was excited to participate in this event because it helps women understand the importance of getting checked regularly,” said Jasmine Ross, senior biology major. “It is a great and fun way to empower women while supporting one another.”

In addition to the panel, members decorated bras.

“The bra decorating consonant was to make light of a very serious cause,” said Paige Delaney, Hampton University PRSSA Chapter historian. “The students were able to learn more about breast cancer and then were given the opportunity to decorate the bras as a fun and creative way to show support towards the promotion of breast health.”

Hampton University PRSSA hopes to raise $750 in donations to assist the Breast Center at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. All donations to “Ask About My Bra-Ha-Ha” can be made until Tuesday, Dec. 10, until 11:59 p.m. at www.AskAboutMyBrahaha.myevent.com.

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About Bra-Ha-Ha®

Bra-ha-ha® brings together people of all walks of life — everyone from men, women and children to seniors and major international fashion designers — to decorate bras for a better cause. Each bra tells a story of hope, perseverance and support. The bras are assembled in an art exhibit to celebrate the stories, the survivors and the spirit of those working to promote breast health. Bra-ha-ha has touched the lives of thousands of men, women and children. Many have benefited from free screenings, and countless more have been reminded to schedule a mammogram or do a breast self-exam.

 

Media Contact

Chad Harris

P: (773) 749-6217

E: chad.harrism@gmail.com