2012 Plant it Pink Campaign

There’s still time to be thinking pink and planting pink! The Plant It Pink: Hope Blooms for Breast Cancer campaign is taking orders through August 17 for its fifth year of sales to raise funds for the Beyond Pink TEAM while creating awareness and support for those living with breast cancer in the Cedar Valley.

Above tulips were purchased from a previous BPT Plant it Pink Campaign by Mercy Hospital in Oelwein as part of their Remembrance Garden.

The Beyond Pink TEAM’s Plant it Pink campaign is designed to increase breast cancer awareness by ‘planting the Cedar Valley pink.’  This year the committee is selling the Tulip Angelique tulip which is “a flawless, pale rose beauty with darker rose flushes and pale creamy pink edges,” and the Tulip Innuendo which is reported to be a “hybrid that is whisper-pink with spreading, luminous magenta petal edges. It’s a large flower with a strong stem.”

Orders are being taken through August 17, 2012.  Flower bulbs can be purchased $10/dozen bulbs, $40/50 bulbs or $75/100 bulbs. Bulbs can be picked up October 8, 2011 at the Covenant Cancer Treatment Center, 200 E. Ridgeway Ave. in Waterloo from 8 to 10 AM only.

Order your bulbs now, plant them during Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October, 2012, and then in Spring, 2013 enjoy the flower beds brimming with beautiful pink tulips.  This is a wonderful opportunity for groups, companies, churches or individuals to join in and show your support for all those affected by breast cancer and your hope for a breast cancer free generation.

The order form can be downloaded here. (AS OF JULY 2013, THIS IS NOT A CURRENT ORDER FORM- PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT ORDER FORM.) For more information about placing orders for bulbs call Nancy McHone at 272-2841. All proceeds from the Beyond Pink TEAM’s Plant it Pink sales stay local and are used to provide financial assistance to women with breast cancer as well as other projects of the Beyond Pink TEAM.

The Beyond Pink TEAM is a program of the Cedar Valley Cancer Committee, a non-profit organization made possible by the collaborative efforts of many health organizations, businesses and dedicated individuals’ throughout theCedarValley.  Going beyond pink ribbons, beyond pink light bulbs, beyond pink trinkets; Beyond Pink, we accomplish our mission by Taking action, Education, Advocating and Making a difference.

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