Outer Banks, NC – Several Outer Banks businesses have joined with The Outer Banks Hospital Development Council to raise funds and awareness of breast cancer through the GET PINKED! campaign. Outer Banks Blue was the first to have the honor of a pinking, followed by the Southern Shores branch of Gateway Bank.

Pictured in the top photo are members of the hospital's Board of Directors, Development Council and GET PINKED! Committee along with Outer Banks Blue Realty employees. In the back seat of the pink 1949 Mercury holding the check are (L-R) Tim Cafferty, president of Outer Banks Blue Realty and Van Smith, president of The Outer Banks Hospital.

Below are the pinking crew at Southern Shores’ Gateway Bank which include the hospital's Board of Directors, Development Council and GET PINKED! Committee members, Gateway Bank employees and (L-R) Ron Bennett the Regional President of Gateway Bank and Carl Curnutte, board member of The Outer Banks Hospital Development Council and co-chair of the GET PINKED! Campaign.

OuterBanksBlueandGatewayBank2.jpgHow can you GET PINKED? Raise $1,000 and partner with The Outer Banks Hospital's Get Pinked! Campaign to fight breast cancer in Dare County. Our goal is to give every woman and man in Dare County the very best chance to survive the disease of breast cancer. For more information about the GET PINKED! Campaign and how to become a GET PINKED! Partner, go to www.theouterbankshospital.com/getpinked or call The Outer Banks Hospital’s Development Office at 449-9183. The campaign will run to October 15.