Pink Pumpkin Party in photos

The GRU Cancer Center’s inaugural Pink Pumpkin Party in support of Breast Cancer Awareness was held Saturday, Oct. 3, and despite less-than-optimal weather, proved a significant success. More than 50 people pre-registered for one of the special pink pumpkins and many chose to stay, decorate their pumpkins and show their support for the GRU Cancer Center Breast Team’s mission.

Christine O’Meara, Director of Cancer Information and Awareness at the Cancer Center, noted that the crowd cut across community lines and included community members, members of the Breast Team, patients and survivors and volunteers and that an event survey indicated interest in making the party an annual event.

Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
Written by
Steven Uhles

Steven Uhles is Director of Media and Marketing for the Georgia Cancer Center. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-723-0096 or

View all articles
Written by Steven Uhles

Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

graphic that says download jag mobile with icon buttons below that say download on app store and download on google play with a picture of a phone
Students smiling for a photo in front of the James Brown statue downtown.