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This Week in Pink – Waiters Go Pink at Wellingtons Sept. 25
Story Number is : 091917101
Griffin Hospital

The 8th Annual Valley Goes Pink Campaign offers a variety of events throughout Lower Naugatuck Valley featuring great food, drink and fun for a good cause throughout September and October.
The 8th Annual Valley Goes Pink invites the community to have a great night of dining for a good cause with its Annual Waiters Go Pink event on Mon., Sept. 25 at Wellingtons Restaurant, 51 Huntington St., Shelton.

Starting at 5:30 p.m., participants can enjoy Wellingtons’ diverse menu of upmarket American fare served by “celebrity” volunteer waiters. All tips will benefit Valley Goes Pink.

Reservations are required. Call 203-929-0336 to book your spot.

The Valley Goes Pink is a grassroots, community-wide effort throughout the Lower Naugatuck Valley to create awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection, support the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital, and showcase partnering organizations all at the same time!
The following is a list of unique Valley Goes Pink fundraising events. For more information about “going pink” and joining the campaign visit or contact the Griffin Hospital Development Fund at 203-732-7504, Jodi Dawley at 203-521-2233 or, or Sue Petrizzo at 203-400-1068 or

For more information about Valley Goes Pink and additional events, visit the Valley Goes Pink on Facebook or

Hit the Greens for Pink Golf Tournament, Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. – The first annual golf event will include a round of golf, prizes, lunch, dinner and a 2-hour open bar and a swag bag at Brownson Country Club, 15 Soundview Ave., Shelton. $180 per golfer.
Paint for Pink, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. – Come to the ever-popular Paint & Sip event which features great raffle prizes at Vazzy’s Cucina, 706 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton. Call Ann at 203-305-0817 for reservations.

Bingo for Boobies Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. – Enjoy a fun-filled night of bingo and great prizes, including a flat screen TV, at The Hops Company (THC), 77 Sodom Lane, Derby. Call Sue for reservations at 203-400-1068.

Pinktoberfest by Yuengling Night, Oct. 16 at 5-8 p.m. – Come enjoy Yuengling beer specials, a special “Germanfest” tasting menu and great giveaways at Wellingtons Restaurant, 51 Huntington St., Shelton.

Team Tatas Trivia Night, Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. – Come for a fun night filled with trivia and fun prizes at Porky’s Café, 50 Center St., Shelton. Call Karyn for reservations 203-445-3091.

Bras for the Valley, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. – Design a bra and have it modeled in our fashion show with local “celebrity” models for a live auction, or just come for the fun at Il Palio, 5 Corporate Dr., Shelton. Call Ann at 203-305-0817 for more information.
Cut Out Cancer by Mario’s Barber Shop, Oct. 20 from 7-9 p.m. – Enjoy food, music and raffles at La Sala, 73 High St., Derby. $50 a ticket. Call Mario at 203-619-2314 for more information.

Wine Pairing for Pink Dinner, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. – Enjoy dinner paired with wines for each course at LuLu Pazzo, 314 Main St., Ansonia. Call Jodi at 203-521-2233 to reserve your spot.

Dig for a Diamond, Oct. 26 from 3-7 p.m. – A $40 donation will give an individual a bucket and a chance to win a .90 karat diamond as well as precious and semiprecious faceted stones at Marks of Design, 389 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton.
Pink Namaste Yoga, Nov. 5 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. – Join Kimmarie for a yoga session at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. Minimum donation of $20. Visit to register.

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