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Breast Cancer

Here for the Girls non-profit group rolls out Pink Carpet Gala

Here for the Girls non-profit group rolls out Pink Carpet Gala

Here for the Girls aims to celebrate the perseverance of breast cancer survivors with the return of its 12th annual Pink Carpet Gala event Sept. 29.

The nonprofit organization provides a support network for local women affected by breast cancer; the gala raises money for that mission.

“This is a night of glam, dancing, great food and great wine — all while making a difference for those affected by breast cancer,” said Amanda Capozzi, Here for the Girls development and events manager.

Ashley Smith, an anchor for WVEC’s 13News Now Daybreak, returns to emcee the event.

It also heralds the 12th iteration of the organization’s “Calendar to Live By,” which highlights a...