COOSADA, AL (WSFA) - Coosada Elementary School celebrated breast cancer survivors and the fight for a cure during Wednesday's campus "Pink Out Day." Students, teachers and staff all showed up wearing their pink for the event where they hosted a lunch and a balloon release.
The school began the day by hosting a lunch for breast cancer survivors, who are related to the students. The survivors then got the chance to spend some time in the classroom enjoying the lunch with the students. Survivors were also given a pink ribbons to wear in their honor.
During the event students were also able to purchase pink lemonade italian ice for two dollars and all of the proceeds went to the Susan G. Komen research for Breast Cancer. A balloon release, which honored faculty and staff who had lost a loved one to, fought or was diagnosed with breast cancer, followed the days events
Research suggest that one in every eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.