Under a bright blue sky, Jonathan Smith, dressed in pink firefighters gear, sat on the bumper of a pink fire truck surrounded by local firefighters also dressed in pink attire, all supporting the fight against cancer. The truck made a stop at the Sarasota Outlet Mall on Monday as part of its Pink Heals Tour. “We bring the pink fire truck into the community to support local fire departments and their efforts to raise money for women and their fight against all cancers,” said Smith, a North Carolina firefighter/paramedic and volunteer driver for the Pink Heals Tour. “Pink represents the most important people in our lives, women,” said Smith.
Look for our Breast Cancer Awareness Month special section called “Pink” in this Sunday’s newspaper. The section, which will appear on pink paper, has everything you need to know from superfoods to new therapies.