Keith Hautala

UKPD, Galls Work to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Published: Oct 15, 2010

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 15, 2010) − The University of Kentucky Police Department has been working to raise breast cancer awareness this month through its "Pink Hat" campaign.

The police have been joined in their efforts by a $5,000 donation to the Markey Cancer Foundation from local public safety equipment and apparel company Galls, a division of ARAMARK. Galls is one of the largest suppliers of uniforms and equipment to the folice, fire and military market.

All 120 employees of the UKPD have been wearing pink and black hats in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to raise awareness about breast cancer and the importance of research for finding a cure. The hats were donated by 5.11 Tactical of Modesto, Calif., one of the world's largest manufacturers of uniforms and equipment for police, fire and military.

"The importance of cancer awareness is something that each of us must individually and collectively give an emphasis to, said UK Chief of Police Joe Monroe. "As part of the University of Kentucky Police Department's mission, we strongly believe in community service and interacting with our community."

Larry Dismukes, president of Galls, said his company was proud to contribute to the fight against breast cancer.

“As members of the Lexington community, we thought it important to show our support in a meaningful way,” Dismukes said. “Our support here is consistent with other efforts around the country by ARAMARK and its subsidiaries.” 

Representatives from the UK Police Department and Galls came to the Markey Cancer Center to present the donation, which was accepted by Dr. Randall G. Rowland, president and CEO of the Markey Cancer Foundation and Dr. Mark Evers, director of the Markey Cancer Center. 

img_1328.jpg
January
 
 
 
 
1
 
Thu
2
 
Fri
3
 
Sat
4
 
Sun
5
 
Mon
6
 
Tue
7
 
Wed
8
 
Thu
9
 
Fri
10
 
Sat
11
 
Sun
12
 
Mon
13
Job Club: Job Search Strategies for the New Year: A 15 Day Action Plan
Tue
14
Bicycle Trivia
LNFS Presents: Hercules
Wildcat Wellness: Meditation
Wed
15
LNFS Presents: Dazed and Confused
LNFS Presents: Boyhood
MLK "I Have A Dream" Silent March, Vigil & Program
Thu
16
MLK Multicutural Org Fair
Fri
17
 
Sat
18
 
Sun
19
 
Mon
20
 
Tue
21
LNFS Presents: Mission Impossible 3
Wildcat Wellness: Meditation
Caregiver Support Group
Wed
22
LNFS Presents: Big Hero 6
LNFS Presents: Together With You (He ni zai yi ki)
Thu
23
LNFS Presents: Five Broken Cameras
LNFS Presents: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
National Student Exchange (NSE) Info Session
Cultural Coffee Hour
Fri
24
Pershing Rifles Drill Meet
Welcome Back Students Swing Dance!
Sat
25
 
Sun
26
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 11 a.m.
Career & Major Exploration Session @ Noon
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 2 p.m.
Mon
27
Pinterest Party #1
Job Club: Using Networking to Find and Land a Hidden Job
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 1 p.m.
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 2 p.m.
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 3 p.m.
Tue
28
LNFS Presents: There Will Be Blood
Wildcat Wellness: Meditation
National Student Exchange (NSE) Info Session
Chapel Talk: Why The Church Should Support Marriage Equality
Wed
29
LNFS Presents: Mulholland Drive
LNFS Presents: Fury
Tattoo Exhibit
CatWatch Party #1
Thu
30
LNFS Presents: Clerks
LNFS Presents: Friday
Cultural Coffee Hour
Faculty Media Depot Opening Reception
Fri
31
 
Sat
Reset Page