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American Idol Contestant Charity Vance to Perform at Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Event

BY
Melissa Shenkel, Vera Bradley Public Relations Manager
(Monday, September 19, 2011)
Fort Wayne, Indiana The eighth annual Tickled Pink (Girls’ Night Out) will be held at Vera Bradley’s Distribution facility on Friday, October 7. The event includes live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, a preview of Vera Bradley’s upcoming colors and styles, and a silent auction.

Other Highlights:

  • An exclusive Vera Bradley gift ($52 value) made especially for Tickled Pink 2011 guests
  • A chance to work with members of the Vera Bradley team to design a handbag
  • An opportunity to discuss developments in research with Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center researchers and clinicians

“Tickled Pink is a highlight in our year! This huge gathering of girlfriends, who share our passion for the cause, is the perfect way to celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness month and our commitment to ending this terrible disease,” says Catherine Hill, executive director of the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.

Tickets are available for $80, and are expected to sell out. For tickets or information, visit verabradley.org or call Teresa Davis at (260) 207-5252. All proceeds benefit the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.

About the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer: The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer is celebrating its 13th year of funding breast cancer research. With the endowment of a Vera Bradley chair in oncology at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and more than $20 million pledged to breast cancer research, the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer is doing its part to eradicate breast cancer. The Foundation receives funding through the sale of Vera Bradley breast cancer awareness designs, special events across the nation and through donations on verabradley.org.