Turning Morgantown PINK
The Second Annual Turn Morgantown Pink was held on Sunday afternoon at the Butler County High School Gym and was kicked off with music by the BCHS band. Becky Hankins welcomed everyone followed by a prayer by Anita Cardwell.
Mona White Daugherty was the keynote speaker sharing her story of surviving breast cancer.
“I want to encourage everybody to get your mammograms,” said Daugherty.
The following survivors were recognized and presented a certificate and flower: Mona Daugherty,Tina Porter, Virginia fields, Francis Johnson, Betty Grubb, Mary Lou Flener, Becky Hankins, and Anna Gates.
Candles were lit by family members in memory of those who lost their battle: Kay Scarbeau, Pam Finck, Lola Dockery, Vida Lou Porter, Alice Ann Render Clevenger, and Ruby Jackson.
Music for the event was provided by:
Lennon Johnson, Allison Kurfiss, and Bailey Hunt sung "I'll Stand By You"
Hannah Embry sang "I Will Love You Through It"
The group released PINK balloons in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Several made a few laps around the gym to conclude the event.
The event was organized by Audrey Porter and Becky Hankins.
Photos by Jeremy Hack, Beech Tree News/WLBQ1570