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Valley Goes Pink Offers Ways to Support Breast Health
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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 Campaign invites the Lower Naugatuck Valley and surrounding communities to enjoy a variety of events featuring great food, drink and fun for a good cause throughout September and October. The campaign kicks off Wed., Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. with “Turn the Huntington Green Pink,” a free concert featuring the Highland Rovers, as well as several vendors and food trucks at the Huntington Green in Shelton.

The Valley Goes Pink is a grassroots, community wide effort to increase awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection, support the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital, and to celebrate the charitable spirit of the region’s businesses and organizations.

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

Waiters Go Pink, Sept. 25 from 5:30-9 p.m. – Volunteer waiters will serve guests at Wellingtons Restaurant, 51 Huntington St., Shelton, and tips will go to the cause. Reservations required at 203-929-0336.

Dig for a Diamond, Sept. 28 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.
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.
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.

Pink Namaste Yoga, Nov. 5 from 11:15-12:15 a.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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