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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This bra received the most votes, and the prize.

Around one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime in the United States. In order to raise awareness, the month of October is designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Southeast Community College's Lincoln Campus held its Second Annual Bra Decorating Contest in the Student Center Tuesday, Oct. 24. Various programs decorated bras with many different embellishments in order to raise money and awareness of breast cancer. Students were able to vote and then snack on pink M&M's and popcorn and pink lemonade. 

"The bra contest will be voted on with monetary donations which will then be donated to the Lincoln Breast Cancer Alliance," said Allie Buesing, Fitness & Wellness Coordinator at the Lincoln Campus. 

More than $200 was raised. The Early Childhood Education program designed the winning bra. Buesing also led students on two awareness walks throughout the campus. 


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