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Drive for mammography unit merges Black Ties & Blue Jeans with bedecked bras contest



SUPPORT FOR THE CAUSE: Greg Smith, KVH Memorial Foundation President and Sandra Choate, Soroptimists International of Goldendale President are surrounded by decorated bras entered in the Bedeck-a-Bra competition to raise funds for a digital mammography unit for KVH. Twelve of the bras will be auctioned off at the Black Tie & Blue Jeans benefit, Oct. 20.

More than $662 have been raised for the KVH Memorial Foundation’s fund drive to purchase a digital mammography unit, thanks to the Goldendale Soroptimists International’s Bedeck-a-Bra Competition. Nineteen brassieres were decorated by businesses, organizations and people in the area and entered into the contest. The public can vote for their favorite decorated bra through the Foundation’s web site at Each vote is a donation of $1 and voting fraud is as much as the wallet will endure.

Twelve of the bras will go up for auction at the Black Ties & Blue Jeans event on Oct. 20, at the Goldendale Grange hall. The combined fundraising efforts of the Foud...

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