Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Friday, October 17th, 3:09 pm
Tennova Medical Center in Newport turned the courthouse lawn pink to show its support for breast cancer awareness.
Dozens of people packed into the lawn to listen to live music and donate breast cancer research as part of the "Paint the Town Pink" campaign. Business throughout Newport also took part in the event, putting up signs in their windows to support the cause.
Spencer Thomas, Newport Medical Center CEO, said the event has a number of benefits.