News Release

December 23, 2008

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914

Photo: Bagels and Breast Cancer Awareness

Local Panera Bread Shops Help Raise Money for Navigator Care Program

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Panera Bread’s annual sale of pink ribbon bagels in October raised $562.50 for the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Navigator Care Program at the University of Connecticut Health Center. The pink ribbon is a symbol of breast cancer awareness. October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The proceeds were from sales at the Panera shops in West Hartford and Glastonbury.

Caption: By selling pink ribbon bagels this October for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Panera Bread shops in West Hartford and Glastonbury raised $562.50 for the Navigator Care Program at the UConn Health Center’s Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center. From left: Liz Whitty of the University of Connecticut Foundation and West Hartford Panera Bread employees Sunjoy Walters, Brandon Small, Chris Raymond and Raul Figueroa.

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