Actress Erika Ringor and Olympian Brigetta Barrett Honored at the 2nd Annual Pink and White Celebration
RIVERSIDE, CA – The 2nd Annual Pink and White Celebration is on Sunday, October 5 at D and D’s Dance Center in Riverside at 1445 Spruce Street. “We are honoring local breast cancer survivors. We also honor two women who are positive role models relative to health and wellness,” said breast cancer survivor Carrie Madrid, founder and CEO of Lady Huskies, Inc.
This year the “Woman of Excellence Award” has been added to the 2nd Annual Pink and White Celebration. “The two honorees chosen this year have overcome adversity and excelled in their personal lives to not only achieve greatness, but have dedicated themselves to raising awareness of women’s health and wellness,” said Madrid.The honorees chosen are actress Erika Ringor and 2012 track Olympian Brigetta Barrett.
Erika is known for her role in the motion picture Love and Basketball, among other movies and is now a Fitness and Health Coach for a major health and wellness company. Brigetta Barrett is a high jumper from the United States. Her biggest success is winning the silver medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. She is returning to the 2016 Olympics.
This breast cancer awareness month fundraising gala was created by Madrid a Stage III breast cancer survivor of two years. Madrid shares her story in hopes of raising awareness and inspiring others to beat breast cancer. The “Woman of Excellence Award” honorees will be presented with an original work of art created by artist John Barge III www.johnbarge3.com. The official unveilings of these works of art will take place at the 2nd Annual Pink & White Celebration.
“We invite everyone to attend and enjoy this celebration of hope,” said Madrid. She added, ”Special appearances at the celebration include: jazz saxophonist, Mark Allen Felton and vocalists, “L.A. the Don” with Jazmine Culpepper; World Champion Mixed Marshal Arts (MMA) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Jenae Noonan and artist Brandy Loves2Draw”, said Madrid.
Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased on the website or at the door. Tables of eight are available for $200 if purchased by October 1. All breast cancer survivors must be registered by October 1. For more information or to register a survivor, make a donation; please contact Carrie Madrid at 951-707-7965 or firstname.lastname@example.org.