Crew Charlotte Kicks Off 2013 Queen City In Pink Initiatives

July 30, 2013

Commercial Real Estate Women Charlotte kicks off of its 5th Annual Queen City in Pink campaign, where local businesses participate to turn Charlotte pink September 28 - October 6 in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Foundation’s® Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.
 

Charlotte, NC (July 30, 2013)

CREW Charlotte is proud to announce the kick off of its 5th Annual Queen City in Pink (QCIP) campaign partnering with Susan G. Komen® Charlotte. QCIP works to turn the Queen City pink September 28 - October 6 in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Foundation’s® Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

CREW Charlotte’s QCIP initiative asks the owners and tenants of Charlotte properties to illuminate their buildings with pink lighting, temporarily turn fountains pink with dye or lighting and other displays of pink including ribbons, banners and flags. These efforts show support for the community’s survivors of breast cancer and honor those who have been affected by or lost their lives to the disease.

“We were thrilled to have had nearly 120 participants last year show their support in QCIP. Our city really came together and made a huge impact. We have set our goal high for this year at 150 participants which is a 25% increase from last year. Just like breast cancer screening and detection, we feel it’s never too early to start. We have an amazing committee who has been working to secure participants since April of this year,” said Nicole Green, CREW Charlotte’s Queen City in Pink Committee Co-Chair.

There are multiple ways businesses can participate. For more information on how your business can help support Queen City in Pink, please visit http://www.crewcharlotte.org/events/queen-city-in-pink.

About CREW
CREW Charlotte is a chapter of CREW Network (http://www.crewnetwork.org), whose mission is to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women. CREW does this by looking outward to bring more women into the industry, showcasing member successes and serving as a key resource to its members and the industry. CREW Network members represent all disciplines of commercial real estate — every type of expert required to “do the deal.” CREW Network is a national organization with over 8,000 members and over 74 chapters across North America focused on promoting business, providing educational opportunities, and sharing information among members at local, regional, and national levels.

QCIP Participation Contacts:
Nicole Green
Jones Lang LaSalle
(704) 408-4493
nicole.green@am.jll.com

Whitney Pelton
Modular Designs
(704) 650-6682
whitney@modulardesigns.com

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