Think Pink: Eat, Drink, & Support Breast Cancer Awareness

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From a Battle of the Bras: No Limit Hold ‘em Poker Tournament at Harrah’s Resort Southern California to a beachfront Drink Pink fundraiser at FIREHOUSE American Eatery + Lounge to luxurious spa specials, these hotels, restaurants and shops have partnered with various nonprofits to raise awareness and join the fight against breast cancer.  

The Fourth Annual Dine Out for the Cure – October 13, 2016

For one delicious day, local restaurants, bakeries and coffeehouses across San Diego will participate in Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Dine Out for the Cure®. It’s simple. Eat at a participating restaurant and you’ll help San Diego breast cancer patients become breast cancer survivors. For every dollar you spend, anywhere from 10-25% of the restaurant’s profits for the day will go to Komen San Diego. Learn More

 Battle of the Bras: No Limit Hold ‘em Poker Tournament – October 8, 2016Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Harrah’s Resort Southern California by dealing into the annual Battle of the Bras: No Limit Hold ‘em Poker Tournament on Saturday, October 8. Play alongside special celebrity guests: American Nina Warrior Host, Matt Iseman; Original winner of Last Comic Standing, Dat Phan; stand-up comedian and actor Mark Christopher Lawrence; actress Adrienne Marie Wilkinson; and stand-up comedian Moranzio Vance! Players have the chance to win big by knocking out a celebrity bounty for special prizes. The tournament has $65 buy-in with a $25 tax deductible donation for $10,000 in non-negotiable tournament chips. Additionally, on Thursday, October 29 enjoy a night of laughs with stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, singer, musician, voice artist, Martin Lawrence while supporting the American Cancer Society. Tickets for the Comedy Show featuring Martin Lawrence start at $53. Manchester Grand Hyatt & One Hope WineIn honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Manchester Grand Hyatt has partnered with One Hope Wine to help raise funds to fight the disease. Sip in style and clink pink throughout October with Top of the Hyatt’s Celebration Cosmopolitan, all the while enjoying spectacular panoramic views of the city 40 stories above the San Diego Bay. For every Celebration Cosmopolitan purchased, $1 of the proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. In addition, $1 for every One Hope Wine glass raised and $4 for every bottle popped will be donated to the foundation. Located on San Diego’s iconic Gaslamp Quarter’s waterfront, Manchester Grand Hyatt defines San Diego’s skyline with its two stylish towers, the 33-story Seaport Tower and the 40-story Harbor Tower, making it the tallest hotel on the West coast waterfront. FIREHOUSE American Eatery + Lounge – October 20, 2016“Drink Pink” on October 20th by the sandy shores of Pacific Beach at FIREHOUSE American Eatery + Lounge. The beach-side hot spot will be having its breast cancer awareness / fundraiser featuring $5 rose. Nothing Bundt Cakes at Flower Hill Promenade – October 5 & 21, 2016On October 5, Nothing Bundt Cakes will participate in the Susan G. Komen Dine Out for the Cure, as well as National Mammography Day on October 21, where guests can enjoy delectable desserts while assisting in the fight to end breast cancer. The bakery will donate 10% of its sales on each of the two days to Susan G. Komen San Diego. Nothing Bundt Cakes carries a variety of delicious, hand-decorated caked with the shop’s signature frosting.  CUCINA Enoteca at Flower Hill Promenade Sip and support Breast Cancer Awareness Month at CUCINA Enoteca, where $1 from the sale of every glass, bottle and carafe of their private label CUCINA wine will be donated to Breast Cancer Angels, an organization aiding in financially assisting people in breast cancer treatment. The two-story, 8,500 square foot restaurant and wine shop serves creative takes on Italian classics made from organic produce. Sandbar Sports Bar & Grill – October 20, 2016 9pm-closeSandbar hosts a fundraiser for the Remember Betty Foundation, an organization whose mission is to help minimize the financial burden associated with breast cancer for patients & survivors so that they can focus on recovery & quality of life. Percent of sales and tips as well as proceeds from the raffle will be donated to the organization. Enjoy $6 Pink Slushies to celebrate! PuestoPuesto is serving a Frozen Strawberry Horchata for a Cause this October, donating $1 per order to Breast Cancer Angels for the entire month. They are also serving our Especialidades tacos on pink tortillas to raise awareness for Breast Cancer prevention and screenings. The tortillas are made pink by adding beet juice and sesame seeds to our masa. Each tortilla is hand pressed and made to order. Paradise Point Resort & Spa This October, Paradise Point Resort & Spa is offering an Absolutely Fabulous Pink Moon Pedicure in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A portion of the proceeds from each pedicure booked will be donated to the Susan G Komen Foundation. Guests and locals can sit back and be pampered from soul to sole, beginning with a soak in their pink  fizzy foot bath followed by an awakening exfoliation using pink sugar cane infused with essentials oils. Relax while warm pink moon cream is massaged into guests feet and legs, leaving a delicious scent of shea butter and licorice blossom, before finishing with a dazzling new polish color – possibly pink? Located on the sparkling waters of San Diego’s Mission Bay, Paradise Point Resort & Spa is a 44-acre island resort that offers guests the ultimate Southern California beach getaway. Combine the privacy and intimacy of island life with the adventure that comes with staying on one mile of a white sandy beach amidst lush gardens and tropical lagoons. Paradise Point offers bungalow-style guest rooms, five dining venues, an award-winning spa, a full-service marina for water sports, and a variety of recreational activities including surfing, biking, tennis and beach bonfires on the sand. Pink Soul Boutique at Flower Hill PromenadeThe boutique retailer will donate 10% of all jewelry sales to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in the month of October. The boutique specializes in carrying the latest fashion trends that are bohemian, funky, comfortable and colorful, with a dash of feminine touches.  Bike for Boobs – October 16, 2016Bike for Boobs hits close to home for friends of The Wine Pub after owner Sandy Hanshaw underwent treatment for stage three breast cancer. After Sandy’s experience, she and husband Andy Hanshaw, executive director of the San Diego Bike Coalition, decided to give back by doing what they do best: riding bikes and serving great wine. The local, gourmet restaurant rolls out its popular annual community event for the fourth year, expecting dozens of neighbors to join the pink bike parade followed by a party at The Wine Pub. In 2015, Bike for Boobs raised $8,000 for the Breast Cancer Fund– an amount the Hanshaws aim to beat this year. Bike for Boobs brings neighbors together for a pretty-in-pink celebration of life during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event’s beneficiary, Breast Cancer Fund, serves as a mighty force in exposing and eliminating the environmental causes of breast cancer.   Seasons 52All Seasons 52 restaurants are partnering with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. to raise money for the program, which provides help and inspiration to those affected with breast cancer. For every (pink) Deviled Eggs appetizer purchased during lunch, dinner or happy hour, $1 will go towards benefitting the cause.   

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