SOMC Cancer Center and Breast Services are kicking off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the annual Light it Pink ceremony. Join us as at Hill View Retirement Center pond as we launch water lanterns in memory of or in honor of those who have been impacted by cancer. Hope lanterns will be launched to wish for a cure.

Light it Pink details:

  • Lanterns are available for purchase for $5
  • Lantern decorating station and materials available
  • Light it Pink t-shirts available for purchase
  • Free totes with pink light bulb given to first 300 participants
  • Light snacks
  • Lantern launch at 7:30 pm

Wear your pink on October 18. All proceeds from the Light it Pink T-shirt sales benefit the SOMC Cancer Compassion fund. A fund that assists local cancer patients with transportation, medication, wigs, etc.

October 1st
T-shirts go on sale at
SOMC Cancer Center
SOMC Gift Gallery (Main Campus)
SOMC LIFE Center (all 3 locations)

October 9th
6:30 pm – 8pm
Light it Pink Lantern Launch
Hill View Retirement Center Pond
Park at SOMC Main Campus

October 10th
2 pm – 7pm
Free Breast Screening
SOMC Cancer Center
Call 740-356-CARE to register

October 15th
5:30 am, 8 am, 4:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm
Breast Cancer Awareness WOD
CrossFit Alpha Pack

October 18th | All Day
Light it Pink | Wear Pink!

October 19th
1 pm – 5pm
Portsmouth FestiFall
Market Street | Portsmouth, OH
Join us for a day of fun!

  • More information
  • (740) 356-5000