Pink and Black Ball to raise awareness for breast cancer
The ninth annual Pink and Black Ball is an alcohol-free semi-formal event that will take place from 8 p.m. till midnight on Februray 9 in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom of the Oklahoma Memorial Union.
The OU Women’s Outreach Center is hosting the Ball to raise awareness for their local affiliate, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization “dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure,” according to their site.
Last year, 394 attendees raised over $10,000 at the Ball, said K.C. Moore, a graduate assistant at the Women’s Outreach Center.
It will be open to all OU students, faculty, staff and the Norman community. There will be a jazz band performance during for the first hour of the evening, with a DJ that playing for the remainder of the night.
“We serve heavy hors d’ouevres, mocktails and our ever popular chocolate fountain,” Moore said.
Raffle prizes including an OU Bob Stoops football, personal training sessions at Huston Huffman, restaurant gift certificates and a spa day will also be given. Tickets are on sale for $15 in advance and $20 at the door.
Sponsors include Housing and Food Service, Coca Cola, Student Affairs, Student Life, and the Union Programming Board.