Financial Plus Credit Union is pleased to announce they have raised a gross of $77,739 from their 2015 Pink Night fundraising efforts. A net total of $69,300, will be donated to American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The 9th annual “Pink Night” event was held Thursday, October 1st, 2015 in downtown Flint at Blackstone’s Pub & Grill, 531 S. Saginaw St., Flint, MI.
This upscale fundraiser sold out its 400 tickets for the third constitutive year in a row. Attendees were entertained by a performance from Chassé Ballroom and Latin Dance Studio, music by DJ Brian Collard, buffet catered by Blackstone’s Pub & Grill, a tasteful brassiere fashion show, and a live and silent auction. The 2015 Golden Bra award went to Sapphire Blue Investment Partners for their peacock inspired brassiere design. This award is given annually at Pink Night to the artist who creates the top bra entered into the fashion show.
“We are ecstatic about the money raised this year. Funds raised from Pink Night will go to local and national breast cancer research to better understand, prevent, find, and treat the disease and provide information and support to those touched by breast cancer.” said Olga Long, Senior Vice President of Financial Plus Credit Union.
Chassé Ballroom and Latin Dance Studio was the Pink Night Title Sponsor for the third consecutive year. Other Sponsors included: Sapphire Blue Investment Partners, Cumulus Broadcasting, American Solutions for Business, Health Alliance Plan, Surgical Associates P.L.C, Genesee Valley Center, Genesys Health System, Puzzlers Pub, FP Horak, and many more. Media sponsors include: KROL Communications – 103.9 the Fox, Townsquare Media, Women 2 Women Michigan, MLive, My City Magazine, The View, and NBC 25, Fox 66, and The CW.
If you would like more information on Pink Night or to become a 2016 sponsor, please contact Kristen Zielinski at (810) 244-2507 or Rachel Mouser at (810) 244-2630.
Financial Plus Credit Union is a Flint-based, member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution serving over 49,000 members in 34 counties in Michigan. Financial Plus Credit Union operates through seven conveniently located offices in Flint, Swartz Creek, Fenton, Grand Blanc, Howell, Saginaw, and the rest of the Tri-City area, and can also be found on the internet at www.financialplusfcu.org or at 800-748-0451.