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Locking Up Pink

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Master Lock is offering pink locking products that feature the pink breast cancer awareness ribbon. The locks include rotary dial options for gym, school, or work lockers; new pink bike cables, a carabiner-shaped lock for backpacks and sports bags and even a lock that’s been approved by the TSA for use on checked airline luggage.

Master Lock is also helping to “lock up” a cure for breast cancer by supporting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation(r) with a $15,000 donation.

Master Lock pink products are available at Target and Amazon.com. But you can enter to win your very own!

Send us an email at info@thesavvygal.com; we’ll sign you up for our newsletter (if you aren’t already receiving it) and we’ll drop your name in the hat to lock up a Master prize.

Think Pink! Quiz/Trivia

  1. The Pink Panther Saturday morning cartoon series was based off the 1960s Pink Panther film featuring this bumbling French detective. Jacques Clouseau
  2. What is American singer/songwriter Pink’s real name? Alecia Beth Moore
  3. Red roses symbolize love; what do pink roses symbolize? Fun/happiness
  4. In London, which newspaper is printed in salmon pink to stand out from its competitors? Financial Times
  5. In the 1970s film classic “Grease,” what was the name the Pink Ladies’ leader, played by actress Stockard Channing? Betty Rizzo
  6. The popular TV series “Miami Vice” caused an increase in sales of this popular lawn ornament. Pink Flamingo
  7. This English rock band formed in London in 1965 and is famous for their psychedelic progressive rock music. Pink Floyd
  8. This crayon is Crayola’s oldest pink hue. Carnation Pink
  9. Contrary to its name, this off-dry to sweet wine has a pink color. White Zinfandel
  10. What is the name of perennials, distinguished by their pink color, that are commonly called “Pinks?”

Dianthus

Sources: Wikipedia, Drink Pink Wine!, About.com

Breast Cancer Statistics

  • Excluding cancers of the skin, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, accounting for more than 1 in 4 cancers diagnosed in US women.
  • The lifetime probability that a woman will develop breast cancer is 1 in 8 (12 percent).
  • Overall breast cancer incidence rates are highest among white women, but more African American women die from breast cancer each year than from any other ethnic group.
  • Women with a family history of breast cancer, especially in a first-degree relative have an increased risk of developing breast cancer.
  • Breast cancer death rates have been declining since 1990, with larger decreases in women younger than 50. These decreases are believed to be the result of earlier detection through screening, increased awareness and improved treatment.

Source: American Cancer Society

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