, Muskogee, OK


October 13, 2012

Art supports breast cancer awareness

— A display of art at Arrowhead Mall this month has extra meaning.

Decorated bras were designed to raise awareness of breast cancer.

The public can help raise funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, too.

The bras will be on display through Friday for mall visitors to vote for their favorite.

Tickets can be purchased at the Customer Service kiosk for $1 per vote.

From 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 20, the mall will hold a silent auction for the bras to raise more money for the cause.

The votes and auction will raise much needed funds.

The display, hopefully, will raise the spirits of those diagnosed with breast cancer or those who have been touched by the disease.

Salli Fisher, one of the artists whose bra is on display, put pink ribbons, pearls and words all over her bra.

“Before you have breast cancer you are special, you are a lot of words,” Fisher said in a recent Phoenix article. “But after you have breast cancer, you are a whole lot more words.

“I put the meaningful words, the words you still are after cancer like gorgeous, brave, strong.”

We hope the display, the artists and all those who give their money to help fight breast cancer will provide some strength to those fighting breast cancer.

Text Only
AP Video
Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' House Committee at Odds Over Obama Lawsuit Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: UN School Used As Shelter Hit by Tank Shell Raw: Gunmen Attack Iraqi Prison Convoy Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

     View Results
Featured Ads

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.