You may have noticed Knott’s Supreme Scream and some other famous park attractions glowing a different hue this week. In support of the Susan G. Komen foundation’s efforts to find a cure for breast cancer, some of Knott’s iconic attractions have been lit in bright pink lights. In addition, Knott’s is providing free clinical mammography screenings for women in the community.
Now through March 5, guests can support the Knott’s for the Cure campaign by purchasing 2017 Knott’s Season Passes or day use “Pink Tickets” at www.knotts.com. A portion of the sale of the tickets and special “For the Cure” merchandise goes to Komen Orange County.
Here’s the info straight from Knott’s themselves.
KNOTT’S SUPREAM SCREAM GLOWS PINK STARTING VALENTINE’S DAY THROUGH MARCH 5TH IN SUPPORT OF KNOTT’S FOR THE CURE
Plus Knott’s and Susan G. Komen Orange County Offer Free Clinical Breast Exams and Mammography Screenings for Women in The Community
This Valentine’s Day through March 5th, Supreme Scream, towering over 312 feet in the air, will be lit pink and glow for miles in honor of the Knott’s for the Cure program. During the evening, starting – Tuesday, February 14th, Supreme Scream along with the famous Calico Mine Ride, will glow pink in support of the Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County partnership and will continue to shine across the Buena Park skyline each night for the duration of the promotion.
Additionally in support of the Knott’s for the Cure program, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County will provide complimentary life-saving breast exams and mammograms to underserved and underinsured women and men via the Knott’s sponsored Alinea mobile mammography van, which returns this year to continue providing health screenings for women in the community. The mammography van will be stationed at the Knott’s Berry Farm South Lot from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
Below are the details for those who qualify for the free screenings:
To qualify for FREE Breast Health Screening Services you must: (Family and Friends of associates) be 40 years old, or older, have low income, have no or limited insurance, have not receive these services through Medi-Cal or another government-sponsored program, must live in California, have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months. If interested, call the YWCA of North Orange County at 714-871-4488 to make appointments.
Now through March 5, guests can support the Knott’s for the Cure campaign by purchasing 2017 Knott’s Season Passes or Day Use “Pink Tickets” at www.knotts.com. A portion of the proceeds from Season Passes and “Pink Tickets” purchased online will benefit Komen Orange County. Additionally there are special edition “Pink” t-shirts available for purchase online and at the park with a portion of the proceeds going to support the campaign. To purchase Season Passes, tickets, t-shirts, or for more information about Knott’s Berry Farm, visit www.knotts.com or download the Knott’s mobile app for your smartphone today. Follow and join the conversation by using #ScreamAgainstBreastCancer and #KnottsPink.
About Susan G. Komen® and Komen Orange County
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen Orange County is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the Komen Orange County Race for the Cure®, Komen Orange County has invested more than $38 million in community breast health programs in Orange County and has helped contribute to the more than $920 million invested globally in research. For more information, call 714-957-9157 or visit komenoc.org.
Please join us in fighting breast cancer by supporting Knott’s “For The Cure” campaign through March 5th.