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"Light the Falls Pink" Friday night at Falls Park

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The 7th annual "Light the Falls Pink" event will be hosted by the American Cancer Society Friday night at Falls Park.

Friday night expect to see the Falls at Falls Park shinning pink. The American Cancer Society will be hosting its 7th Annual "Light The Falls Pink," celebration of survivors. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society says 600 new cases of breast cancer are expected in South Dakota this year. They say the best way to beat cancer is early detection.

Several speakers will be addressing the crowd at the event. Miss South Dakota 2012, Calista Kirby, will be talking about her cancer prevention platform. College student Colin Raehsler, an 11-year cancer survivor, will also share his inspiring story of fighting cancer.

The falls will be glowing pink and there will also be a laser light show, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome at this event. Survivors of all types of cancer will be honored. This is a family-friendly event for all cancer survivors , men and women of all ages, their families, friends and anyone who supports fighting cancer. The event is Friday night at 8:00 at Falls Park.

There will also be a Pink Glove Dance to celebrate survivors led by the Dakota Spirit Cheerleaders. Pink gloves will be handed out so everyone in the audience can join in.

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