Cavs Host “Breast Cancer Awareness Night”

CAVS TEAMING UP WITH CLEVELAND CLINIC AND SUSAN G. KOMEN NORTHEAST OHIO
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CLEVELAND – In support of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Cleveland Cavaliers will host their annual “Breast Cancer Awareness Night” on Saturday, October 8th when the team hosts Philadelphia in preseason action. The Cavs are proud to once again partner with Cleveland Clinic and Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio to help educate fans and bring awareness to the worthy cause.

Quicken Loans Arena will be filled with the traditional breast cancer awareness color as the Cavs “#PinkTheQ” for the night. Some of the highlights include:

THROUGHOUT THE ARENA:

  • The Arcade, South and Ceremonial Entrances will be lit in pink
  • The “Cavs Crew” team members on the concourse will be wearing pink
  • Cleveland Clinic and Komen Northeast Ohio will both have information tables on the concourse
  • There will be pink poster board, hair paint and face paint and pink ribbon tattoos available for fans on the concourse
  • Fans can pick up pink-themed team roster cards inside the entrances
  • Special pink breast cancer awareness t-shirts will be available for purchase in the Team Shop, with a portion of the proceeds going back to Cleveland Clinic and Komen Northeast Ohio
  • Cleveland Clinic and Komen Northeast Ohio will also split the proceeds of the in-game 50/50 raffle that fans can participate in
  • Aramark concession stands on the concourse will feature special pink items

DURING THE GAME:

  • All of the Cavs entertainment teams and personalities – Moondog, Sir C.C., the Cavalier Girls, Scream Team, Q Spirit Squad and Ahmaad and Nicole – will be donning pink
  • Cavs coaches, broadcasters and personnel will be wearing pink ribbon lapel pins
  • Representatives from Cleveland Clinic and Komen Northeast Ohio will conduct interviews on the WTAM 1100 and FOX Sports Ohio broadcasts, as well as in-arena
  • Various graphics, facts, videos and PA scripts about the cause will be featured throughout the night
  • A special halftime will honor 200 champions in the fight against breast cancer, including survivors, fighters and their families and friends

All fans attending Saturday’s game are encouraged to wear pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Night. Tickets are still available for the contest against the 76ers and can be purchased at Cavs.com.

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