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Artistic bras raise money for cancer research

More photos from Hendricks Regional Health’s ninth annual Bra Art Auction Sept. 28 at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex. Themed “Game On,” the event included a tailgate buffet, beer and wine pull, silent and live auctions and a fashion show that paired models with artistically-designed bras.
The funds benefit the American Cancer Society in Indiana, Indiana Women In Need (IWIN) Foundation and the Hendricks Regional Health Foundation. The fundraiser also supports Jan’s Warriors, a group founded by HRH patient Janis Brunner of Brownsburg who started the organization after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017.
Preliminarily the event raised $20,000, said Adam Scott, Hendricks Regional Health Foundation executive director.
Mike and Katelyn Minardo, Plainfield                “I’m here for my Grandma. She had a double macectomy when I was two and she’s been cancer free ever since.” said Katelyn 
Shannon Morey and Lori Harkrider, survivors 
Let’s Hear It For The Boy! ~ Greg Spires, Avon (‘09 AHS Homecoming King) “I volunteered to put a smile on people’s faces.”
Gone Fishing – Matt Petro, Plainfield. “I’ve volunteered to positively affect those survivors and those currently fighting to support beyond the doctors office.” 
Pucker Up – Michael Thompson, Brownsburg, skated the runway. “I volunteered because it is for a wonderful cause.”
Bev Vincent  and Mary Stokes, a survivor 
Baseball winner Lynn Turner with Josh Smith-Take Me Out to the Ballgame model. “After attending multiple times, I decided to model. I have witnessed and heard the incredible impact this has had on peoples lives.”
Lets Bowl Some Balls – Blake Lowe, Indianapolis with auctioneer J.R. Webb, Maplewood. Blake said, “I model for my grandma, a breast cancer survivor.”
Viva Las Vegas – Shane Sommers and Cathy Fowler, Brownsburg highest bidder. Shane said, “I model in honor of my mom.” 
Colts Pride – Mike Bumpas with Diana Brandenburg and Susan Johnson “I model because it sounded fun’”

Ben Brown – Caddyshack “ I volunteered because my aunt and grandmother passed with cancer .”
You Can’t Touch This – Plainfield Police Department: Chris Johnson, Mike Minardo, Jerry Pettit, Brian Fowler We volunteered because our families have all experienced cancer.

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