The September students of the month at East Marion Elementary, surrounded by the student body, release balloons in support of, and in honor of, current and past cancer survivors during a special Pink-Out ceremony Monday afternoon. | Photo by Danny O'Fallon
Karen Barnes, left, Parent/Homeless Liaison and co-coordinator of the Pink-Out event, and EME Principal Chase Robbins, center, join Rev. Kevin Russell, right, in a special prayer Monday afternoon just before the balloon release honoring current and past cancer survivors. | Photo by Danny O'Fallon
Some of those involved in making the Pink Out Monday event a success, and presenting special recognition gifts are, from left, Lela Cox, Krystal Bradley (cancer survivor), Kecia Brown (accepting on behalf of her mom), Karen Barnes and Le'Arneshia Williams. | Photo submitted
Students at East Marion Elementary performed a special balloon release ceremony Monday afternoon in observance of October's designation as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Karen Irvin-Barnes, director of Save the Children, coordinated with Principal Chase Robbins and a squad of several volunteers, staff and faculty members, whose generously combined efforts made the event such a succes...
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