Crews prepare bridge, hospital in Cape Girardeau to 'Go Pink' | Community Spirit
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Dozens of breast cancer survivors helped kick off the Pink-up Cape celebration.
The celebration kicked off at Saint Francis Medical Center.
Pink-up Cape benefits the Dig for Life program. That program provides free mammograms to women who might not be able to afford them.
Some survivors say the program saved their lives.
Last year, individual donors and corporate donations provided almost 700 mammograms for Heartland women.
Dozens of workers with Cotner Electric and MoDOT prepared lights on the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge and Saint Francis Hospital Wednesday morning to go pink later at 6 p.m.
According to Saint Francis Hospital there will be 150 lights. Workers were taking two pink gels and placing them on top of the lights.
This is the first time ever the bridge will be pink and the third year the hospital has gone pink.
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