CAC helping fight against breast cancer with Pilates for Pink event on Sunday, Oct. 26

October 20, 2008

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Central Arizona College in conjunction with Shape magazine is supporting the fight against breast cancer on Sunday, Oct. 26, with a pair of special Pilates for Pink workout sessions at the Signal Peak Campus.

The first class will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a second session at 2 p.m. in the George Young Activity Center. A $10 donation per session will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Participants should bring a personal check, money order or receipt for the online donation of $10 to the class. Checks should be made payable to: The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Donations also may be made online at No cash or credit cards will be accepted on site.

April Crimmins is spearheading the effort at Central Arizona College. Participants should bring a mat and bottled water for the workouts.

To sign up for the Pilates for Pink class this Sunday, please contact Crimmins by phone at 520-560-3470, or by e-mail at

For more information about Shape magazine’s Pilates for Pink program, log on to

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s mission is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and genetic research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health. A minimum of 85 cents of every dollar goes to research and awareness programs.

Since its inception, the foundation has raised more than $195 million - $35 million in fiscal year 2006-07 - to support clinical research at cancer centers across the globe conducting the most advanced and promising breast cancer research into new therapies and genetic links that will help lead to prevention and a cure.

The foundation welcomes and depends on contributions from all those concerned with women’s health. For more information, log on to


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