2017-10-07 / The Bullhorn

RCS hosts ‘Dig Pink Night’

By Morgan Winstead
Bullhorn Report er


Volleyball players (from left) Kyla Powell, Abby Lewis, and Kelcey Mangum joined their teammates before Tuesday’s game to pass out roses in honor of those affected by cancer. The Dig Pink game was played to bring awareness of and raise money for programs that benefit cancer patients. 
Sara Coat es Volleyball players (from left) Kyla Powell, Abby Lewis, and Kelcey Mangum joined their teammates before Tuesday’s game to pass out roses in honor of those affected by cancer. The Dig Pink game was played to bring awareness of and raise money for programs that benefit cancer patients. Sara Coat es On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the Roxboro Community School (RCS) volleyball program hosted a Dig Pink Night to support all victims of cancer.

Dig Pink Night is a combined event of middle school, junior varsity and varsity volleyball games in which all proceeds will go to the Duke Cancer Center.

The first game began at 4 p.m and was held at the RCS gymnasium.

There were cancerrelated baked goods and Bulldogs for the Cure Tshirts available as well.

Also, every cancer survivor in the audience was presented with a rose.

All the money raised will go to the Belk Boutique. The Belk Boutique provides wigs, hats, turbans, and scarves at no charge to women and men who are losing their hair as a result of cancer treatment.

For the past month, Carrie Hawkins, RCS volunteer coordinator, and the members volleyball program have, been dedicated to making this event happen.

Payton Gentry, RCS junior and daughter of cancer victim Renee Gentry, said, “Dig Pink Night is very special to me, especially now that I have seen my mom fight through breast cancer. I realize how strong all of these women are that we will be celebrating, and I look up to each and every one of them.”

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