BUCHANAN PARK TURNS PINK TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER

State Member for Narre Warren South Judith Graley joined with Berwick residents in turning Buchanan Park pink.

Ms Graley hosted a Mini-Field of Women event to pay tribute to all those affected by breast cancer in our community.

A Mini Field of Women is a display of 100 pink lady silhouettes symbolising the 14,000 Australian women diagnosed with breast cancer and the 2,600 who die from it each year.

Ms Graley said that she had been touched and impressed by the commitment of local residents, young and old, to breast cancer awareness. 

“It was a wonderful experience to spend the morning with my family and many people from the local community,” she said

“Their stories and the personal messages they left on their silhouettes were so very touching and spoke volumes about the impact breast cancer has on our community.”

Ms Graley said that the successful event helped raise over $750 for Breast Cancer Network Australia.

“Each year families across Australia are devastated by the news that a family member has breast cancer and it is essential that we do all we can to support them through this difficult
time,”

“Putting together a Mini-Field of Women is just a small way, we as a community can show our support and raise much needed funds for vital research into breast cancer treatments,”

“Thank you to everyone who came out and helped us turn Buchanan Park pink.”