Buffalo Hospital Foundation's Pink Street Party to illuminate downtown

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BUFFALO, Minn. 9/15/2016 — The eighth annual Pink Street Party, hosted by the Buffalo Hospital Foundation, is on Thursday. Oct. 6 from 4 to 9 p.m. On Division Street, from Central Avenue to 1st Avenue, and on 1st Avenue, from Division Street to 2nd Street, the party will honor, support, celebrate and remember those who have experienced cancer in all forms.

"We all know someone who has experienced cancer. Pink Street Party is our way of bringing our community together to show support and remember those who have faced cancer," says Karla Heeter, director of the Buffalo Hospital Foundation.

Community members are invited to sponsor a string of lights that will illuminate downtown Buffalo throughout the month of October. To learn more about tributes and honoring someone, visit pinkstreetparty.org. Local vendors, food trucks, live music, community organizations and many more attractions will be at this event that supports the Buffalo Hospital Foundation's mission to provide exceptional care close to home.

Raffle Drawing

This year's raffle prizes include a $1,500 travel voucher from Country Travel, $500 Cub Foods gift card and $250 Holiday gas gift card. Raffle tickets are available for $10 each and can be purchased at the Buffalo Hospital Gift Shop or by calling 763-684-6800. The drawing will be held during the Pink Street Party lighting ceremony on the patio at BJ's Deli. All proceeds will support the Buffalo Hospital Foundation.

Live Music

The Pink Street Party will feature two live music performances. The Crows Feet will play classic favorites and modern hits from 5 to 8 p.m. at BJ’s Deli. Taphouse will play classic and alternative rock from 4 to 8 p.m. near the Downtown Commons - Splashpad Area.

Sponsor and Vendor Participation

People, companies and organizations interested in becoming part of the Pink Street Party can find out how at pinkstreetparty.org.

About Buffalo Hospital

Part of Allina Health, Buffalo Hospital is a not-for-profit regional medical center committed to providing exceptional care and improving the health of the communities it serves in and around Wright County.

About Allina Health

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 11 hospitals, 15 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, and emergency medical transportation services.