Tamale Fiesta, Pink Sisters work to help local cancer patients

Tamale Fiesta, Pink Sisters work to help local cancer patients

Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Board Pres. Chris Loupe, center left, and Board Member Cindy Ezernack, center right, present Pink Sisters of Sabine with a check from event t-shirt sales. Board member Laurie Gentry is shown at left, and Pink Sisters Pres. Betsy Godfrey is shown at right.

When Sabine Parish has a need, her good citizens are faithful to help. The Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Board demonstrated that spirit of generosity recently when they designated one of its official event t-shirts as a fundraising effort to benefit Pink Sisters of Sabine. Pink Sisters serves local breast cancer patients by offering a tote bag of practical items for use during treatment, support and encouragement through social media, and pairing new patients with breast cancer survivor mentors.

On November 8 at their Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, the Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Board led by Pres. Chris Loupe donated a portion of the sales from their “Never Give Up” festival t-shirt to Pink Sisters of Sabine.

The special shirt was created to honor all cancer patients and survivors. Designs featured a deep gray shirt with bubbles of various color representing each kind of cancer and also a similar blue shirt with a white imprint. Sales were brisk, but a few shirts remain if interested persons wish to get one of these 2019 first-ever commemorative shirts.



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