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New Phoenix Park lights turn pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month - As Seen on WQOW

Posted 10/16/2017

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As Seen on WQOW

The new bridge lights at Phoenix Park were on display this weekend in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

From 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. on Saturday the bridge looked pretty in pink, thanks to a local reconstructive plastic surgeon. 

Dr. Clint Merrick, of Merrick Plastic and Hand Surgery, sponsored the bridge's first special light display as a tribute to breast cancer survivors and those still searching for a cure. 

“Every October, I look for ways to help raise awareness for breast cancer in the Chippewa Valley and beyond, and lighting the bridge will be a beautiful new way to do that,” Dr. Merrick said. 

If you missed Saturday's display, the pink lights will be turned back on on Sunday from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. The lights on the bridge were lit officially for the first time on Thursday night.

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