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Published on January 20, 2016

Community Calendar: MU Gymnastics ‘Pink Out’ to Benefit Ellis Fischel Breast Cancer Programs

MU Pink Out 2016

What:

Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is teaming up with the University of Missouri women’s gymnastics team to support breast cancer programs and awareness at the 2016 Pink Out meet. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children. For every ticket sold, $1 will be donated to Ellis Fischel. Proceeds from a Mizzou gymnastics apparel sale during the meet also will benefit Ellis Fischel breast cancer programs. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free T-shirt and pink glow-in-the-dark necklace.

Who:

MU gymnasts will don pink leotards to promote breast cancer awareness as they compete against the University of Georgia. Breast cancer survivors are invited to take part in a recognition of survivors during the meet. Survivors can contact Michael Gett, assistant director of marketing for Mizzou Athletics, to receive a voucher for free entry to the meet. Gett can be reached at (573) 884-7238 or gettm@missouri.edu.

When:

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22. Pre-meet activities begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meet at 7 p.m.

Where:

Mizzou Arena, 1 Champions Drive, Suite 200, Columbia

How:

To purchase tickets in advance, call 1 (800) CAT-PAWS or visit www.mutigers.com.

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