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Power of Pink Lighting Event and Fireworks
October 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mercy Medical Center and Alliant Energy are joining forces to light the night pink on Thursday, October 4. The Power of Pink event will mark the arrival of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — October — with a lighting ceremony, fireworks, live music and giveaways to promote awareness and early detection.
The Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, as well as Mercy’s main hospital entrances and other designated areas on the Mercy campus, will be illuminated in pink and remain lit throughout the month of October. For the first time this year, Alliant Energy will use LED technology to light in pink their building in downtown Cedar Rapids for the month of October.
Giveaways, refreshments and activities begin at 6 p.m.
Live music by Alisabeth Von Presley from 7 to 7:30 p.m.
A brief program at 7:30 p.m. precedes the lighting and fireworks.
Where: Mercy Medical Center’s Hall-Perrine Cancer Center
701 10th St. SE, Cedar Rapids
Why: To observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month & promote early detection
Who: The public is invited to attend.