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Help Deer Park Town Center “Color the Town Pink” to Fight Breast Cancer

Help Deer Park Town Center “Color the Town Pink” to Fight Breast Cancer

Home Newsroom Help Deer Park Town Center “Color the Town Pink” to Fight Breast Cancer

All are welcome to join Deer Park Town Center’s fifth annual “Color the Town Pink” Making Strides event on Saturday, October 6th to support the fight against breast cancer. The event begins with a short breast cancer awareness walk followed by a fashion show and fun family activities. It’s a great way to start your day while benefiting American Cancer Society!


Attendees are encouraged to register in advance at and make a $10 donation. The first 200 people to register with a donation will receive the 2018 Color the Town Pink shirt. You’ll also receive an event bag filled with over $200 in coupons, an event raffle ticket plus more pink surprises!

Activities include group warm-up presented by Equilibrium Personal Training, a pink pin-wheel tribute to honor breast cancer survivors and those currently fighting cancer, followed by a fun awareness walk around the shopping center. It’ll end with a fashion show featuring breast cancer survivors, a DJ plus “Pink Perks” from stores around the center.

Bring the whole family because Bright Horizons Child Care will be hosting the Kids Zone, featuring a face painter from BeeGiggles Entertainment and hands-on crafts for the kids. Plus, don’t miss the chance to meet with Instagram star and trick dog, Livie the Mork!

While you’re there, be sure to stop by the raffle table with great prizes including store gift cards, handbags, jewelry and three $100 Deer Park Town Center shopping sprees. Make sure to visit the Pink Perks area for a complimentary hand massage from Avalon Salon, pick up pink treat from AMITA Health or spin the Pink Prize wheel for a $1 donation. A limited number of signature Color the Town Pink items will be also available for an additional donation.

There will also be an interactive area hosted by AMITA Health to help educate participants on cancer prevention. Many Deer Park Town Center retailers will be on hand showcasing pink merchandine and the latest fall trends

Event Day Schedule:

8:30 – 9 a.m.
On-site registration and event goodie bag/t-shirt pick up

9:15 a.m.
Group warm-up presented by Equilibrium Personal Training, pin-wheel ceremony honoring survivors and those currently fighting cancer.

9:30 a.m.
Awareness Walk Begins (Low impact, just less than a mile walk around the shopping center).

10:30 a.m.
Survivors Fashion Show featuring the latest in active and casual wear.

9 – 11 a.m.
On-site DJ, kid’s crafts, activities and face painting.

Pink Perk Row
Visit on-site vendors for free treats, glitter face tattoos (while supplies last), hand & chair massages, enter for a chance to win raffle prizes & more! Plus, meet and greet with Instagram star and trick dog Livie the Morkie!

Color the Town Pink will be held from 9am to 11:00am, rain or shine, on Saturday, October 6. Come to the Gazebo at Deer Park Town Center. Registration begins at 8:30am, walk to start promptly at 9:30am.

This Making Strides event is a celebration of survivors and an opportunity to remember loved-ones lost. It’s open to all ages and takes place near the Gazebo. Leashed dogs are welcome!


Event sponsors include:

Deer Park Town Center * American Cancer Society *  AMITA Health * Bright Horizons Child Care *  Equilibrium Personal Training * Novatoo Audio Visual * Divine Signs and Graphics * Daily Herald Media Group

For information and to register visit

About Deer Park Town Center

Located at the corner of Rand Road and Long Grove Road in Deer Park, Illinois, Deer Park Town Center is a one-stop destination for shopping and dining that features 70 great shops and restaurants. With over 400,000 square feet of shopping, Deer Park Town Center offers a wide variety of retailers including Anthropologie, Apple, Crate & Barrel, , Banana Republic, J. Crew, Pottery Barn and much more. Deer Park Town Center also features a diverse mix of restaurants including Biaggi’s, California Pizza Kitchen, La Hacienda, Red Robin, Stoney River and Tokio Sake.Our convenient, front-door parking allows easy access to your favorite stores, while our open-air format provides an enhanced shopping experience. CLICK HERE to follow Deer Park Town Center on Facebook and learn more at

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