The Valley Goes Pink events

The Valley Goes Pink is a grassroots, community wide effort throughout the Lower Naugatuck Valley to increase awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection, support the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital and celebrate the charitable spirit of the Valley's businesses and organizations.

The following is a list of unique Valley Goes Pink fund-raising events. For more information on how you can "go pink," visit or contact the Griffin Hospital Development Fund at 203-732-7504 or

Every Wednesday in October is "Percent for Pink Day" at The Original Antonio's, 314 Main Street, Ansonia. Owner Chris Setaro will donate 10% of all sales to The Valley Goes Pink.

Through Oct. 31 James Heating Oil, at 326 Derby Ave., Derby, will donate $1 for every grill tank refill. Call 203-736-2566 or visit

Oct. 11 marks the "Young Emerging Professionals' Pinktober Fest" from 5-8 p.m. at Molto Bene at John J. Sullivan's Restaurant, 557 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia. The event will feature a variety of craft brews, wine and scotch tastings, raffles, and more. Tickets are $30 per person. For more information, visit the Young Emerging Professionals on Facebook at or contact the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce at 203-925-4981 or