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The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research Laboratories at IU School of Medicine hosts events and programs throughout the year to celebrate the ongoing work to eradicate breast cancer.

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic

The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic is the nation’s largest amateur women’s golf and tennis charity event. The Classic welcomes more than 2500 guests and volunteers to five divisions of tennis and four golf tournaments in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The event kicks off on Sunday, June 3, with Pink Yoga, a one-hour yoga session featuring on-site food trucks, giveaways and a complimentary pink yoga mat. On Monday, June 4, event participants enjoy an afternoon of tennis or golf followed by a celebration dinner, silent auction and award ceremony.

Think Pink

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer hosts its Tickled Pink event each October. A true party with a purpose, the event gathers girlfriends, survivors and supporters to celebrate friendship, health and the shared commitment of finding a cure for breast cancer. Attendees indulge in a variety of local fare and fine cocktails while browsing an extraordinary selection of silent auction items and an enjoying exclusive sneak peek at the latest styles and trends from Vera Bradley.