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Southridge students wait on customers at Carmine's for Pink Week

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Students at Kennewick, Kamiakin, and Southridge High Schools are again teaming up for Pink Week.

Students will hold a variety of Pink Week fundraising and spirit events to raise money for the Tri-Cities Cancer Center.

It started Monday with a fundraising dinner at Carmine's Italian Restaurant in Kennewick. 120 reservations were made and 40 Southridge students put on their pink gear and served dinner at $10 a plate. Last year, students managed to raise $13,000, $8,000 of it came from Southridge Students.

Other Pink Week Events Include:

Tuesday, October 2, Southridge High School, Pink Week Family Carnival, games for kids, families and teens, "Fair Food" from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 3, Pink Pajama Day and Movie Night at Kennewick High, East Gym at 6:00 p.m. Students will collect donations at the door and sell concessions. The move will be a popular PG-13 new release; we are not allowed to advertise the name of the movie in print. Bring a pillow, bean bag, or something comfortable to sit on, seating on the floor.

Thursday, October 4, Fill the Ribbon and Aerial Fly-Over Event, 3:30 p.m., Mid-Columbia Library, Grange Park. The community is invited to wear pink and join with students from all three high schools to form a pink ribbon on the field. An aerial fly-over is planned at 4:00 p.m. to take a photo of the completed ribbon from the sky.