News

Wednesday Is Paint The Rodeo Pink Day

By ANNA-MEGAN RALEY
View Comments
(David Greedy/Getty Images)

(David Greedy/Getty Images)

Featured Items

Small-Wtt8 Offensive Stars J.J. Watt Is Better Than

Small-WttTerran Hilow W/ Triple Threat

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8JJ Watt Sends Pizza To Houston Police & Firefighters

77820352_8It's Official, Katy Perry Will Perform at the Super Bowl Halftime

listicle41 Wednesday Is Paint The Rodeo Pink Day The Health Benefits Of Growing A Beard

77820352_8Fight Ensues Because Of A McGriddle [VIDEO]

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ announced Monday that they hold the “Paint the Rodeo Pink” Day in effort to raise breast cancer awareness this Wednesday. Rodeo officials are encouraging patrons, exhibitors and contestants to wear pink as a show of support.

Ford, who is a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Heritage Partner, will be holding contests at the outdoor Ford exhibit with their Warriors in Pink bandanas.

The first “Paint the Rodeo Pink” Day was held in 2006, when singer Sheryl Crow was forced to cancel her RodeoHouston performance due to breast cancer surgery. Breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge took Crow’s place in the Show’s line-up.

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a Section 501(c)(3) charity that benefits youth, supports education, and facilitates better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation. Since its beginning in 1932, the Show has committed more than $265 million to the youth of Texas. The 2011 Show runs through March 20. For tickets and more information, visit www.rodeohouston.com.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,297 other followers