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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 9, 2013

Image courtesy of San Marcos Premium Outlets

During the month of October, San Marcos Outlets, local businesses and community organizations will host a number of events to promote breast cancer awareness. From art exhibits to fashion shows, visitors will have many opportunities to contribute to the cause at places unique to San Marcos. 

Premium Outlets Pink Event and Think Pink Fashion Show
October 1-31

San Marcos Premium Outlets® and Susan G. Komen® are teaming up to support breast cancer awareness, research, and treatment programs in the community. During the month of October, visit the on-site Information Center to donate $10 to support the cause and receive 25% off one item from select stores including 7 For All Mankind, Asics, Columbia Sportswear, DKNY, Elie Tahari, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade New York, Williams-Sonoma Outlet and more. Donations will be accepted on-site only via cash or credit, with contributions benefiting Komen Austin. 

In addition to a month of extra savings, San Marcos Premium Outlets will host the 3rd Annual Think Pink Fashion Show - a night of charity, fashion and shopping to raise money for Susan G. Komen on Fri, October 11: 6pm-9pm. Representatives from Komen Austin will also be on-site to answer questions regarding breast health and the organization's efforts. The night will include a runway fashion show featuring breast cancer survivors, exclusive retailer discounts, light hors d'oeuvres, beverages and much more. 

PinkSTYLE Savings at Tanger Outlets

September 12-October 25 

It is PinkStyle time at Tanger Outlets! Shop, save and help find a cure! Beginning September 12th through October 25th, join the battle against breast cancer by purchasing Tanger Pink Savings Cards. Purchase 25% OFF Pink Cards in Savings Packs of five Pink Cards for $5 and save 25% on a single item at participating stores. Buy as many packs as you like and share them with your friends! Pick up your Pink Cards and a list of participating stores at Tanger Shopper Services Today. 

For ultimate savings and shopping, purchase a $10.00 Pink Style E-Savings pass for unlimited use of 25% savings on a single item at participating stores.  The E-Savings pass is only available for purchase and download here on beginning September 12th.

Texas State CAMCO’s Annual Bra Night/Fashion Show
October 16
LBJ Ballroom, TX ST Student Center

More than 20 Texas State University student organizations will take part in a special bra-decorating contest to help raise awareness for breast cancer. At the fashion show, the decorated cancer bras will be modeled tastefully with jeans. The show will kick off with a reception at 6:00 p.m. that includes free food. Admission is free for all Texas State students, faculty and staff, and door prizes will be raffled off to the audience. For more information, call Graciela Sandoval at (512) 245-9743.