Bring Out All Your Pink Collectibles To Show Support For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (OCTOBER)
To celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) Antique Shops in Seymour, Connecticut decorated their windows and interiors with PINK displays of collectibles, vintage clothing and wall decor. Many shops took pride in re-organizing their usual displays to feature PINK themes.
When A Town Cares
This is a wonderful way to show support for this annual international health campaign which is organized by major breast cancer charities. October is the month that has been named "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month" .
According to Wikipedia, "in 1993, Evelyn Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of the Estee Lauder Companies founded The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and established the Pink Ribbon as its symbol,though this was not the first time the ribbon was used to symbolize breast cancer, in the fall of 1991, the Susan G Komen foundation had handed our Pink Ribbons to participants in its New York City race for breast cancer survivors".
Barbra of Barbra's Barn Antiques on Bank Street in Seymour was delighted to show me how lovely her PINK featured window came out. Barbra gathered up all her pink ceramics, planters, vases, jewelry, vanity collectibles, wall decor, blankets, candles, china, Depression glass etc.
What a wonderful idea for a town to adopt this campaign and for Antique shops to participate!
C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of Iantiqueonline.com an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at firstname.lastname@example.orgVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Authors Guild, Inc.