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Forum staff reports, Published September 22 2012

Bras on Broadway starts with kickoff event Monday

FARGO – The seventh annual Bras on Broadway fundraiser starts with a kickoff event from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at The Hotel Donaldson here.

Attendees will learn about how to help, and prizes and refreshments will be available.

Throughout the month of October, teams and individuals raise money by collecting old bras and donations ($5 minimum). Donations can be dropped off at The Hotel Donaldson, Radio Fargo-Moorhead or Catalyst Medical Center.

Bras on Broadway provides accommodations, gas cards and wigs to people in the area fighting breast cancer.

A bra-decorating party called Deck the Bras will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Fargo Civic Center.

Decorating materials will be provided, and Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome and Rosie Sauvageau will perform.

The Party With Paul and Friends will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Fargo VFW with bands, burlesque, massages and a silent auction.

The bra garland will be strung the week of Oct. 22, and the final Bras on Broadway event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 25 at The Hotel Donaldson, starting with a welcome from Karen Stoker. Doors open at 6.

Tickets cost $80 and are available online. For more information, visit http://brasonbroadway.com.

If you’re an artist interested in donating a piece, contact Maranda Tandberg at (701) 478-1000 or maranda.tandberg@

hoteldonaldson.