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Turning Morgantown PINK

Audrey Porter and Sierra Fields carry the PINK banner.

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

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.

Mona White Daugherty and family.


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. 

Tina Porter led the candle-lighting ceremony.

Becky Hankins, emcee and survivor.

The event was organized by Audrey Porter and Becky Hankins.

Photos by Jeremy Hack, Beech Tree News/WLBQ1570

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This was my first time to attend this event. It makes me very proud to be of a community that will pull together and support each other for a worthy cause. I was very proud of my sister-in-law, Mona Daugherty for sharing her story and encouraging all women to get their mammograms. Great job Audrey Porter.

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