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Thank you to CycleBar Lake Norman for hosting us again. We had an amazing ride and enjoyed working together towards an earlier detection for breast cancer. 100% of proceeds went to!

Educational event with Carolina Breast Friends

We have been lucky enough to work with Carolina Breast Friends and have them come to campus to teach us how to do self-examinations to check for potentially cancerous lumps, to be proactive with our health, and to learn the warning signs for breast cancer. This year, we paired with Davidson’s Sigma Psi chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha for an educational event. We are so grateful for the invaluable knowledge that Carolina Breast Friends has shared with us.

One Month Away!

As our gala is fast approaching here have been some of our recent events! We have so many new members and have been so excited to share our passion for Friends with them! Take a look below and see what we’ve been up to. Be sure to check out our calendar with upcoming events, profit shares, and Bosom Buddies fundraisers. Click here to check out what’s coming! 

Baking and decorating cookies at our service event !





Supporting Davidson Men’s Basketball and Baseball at their Pink Games! Both teams came out with great wins and we had a blast supporting our fellow Cats and a great cause!











2018 Bosom Buddies Gala

Our 2017 Bosom Buddies Gala was a an extremely memorable evening.  We raised just over $102,000 for Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test!  We could not have done this without the support of our sponsors, family, and friends. We thank you for all of your efforts throughout the year- they are greatly appreciated!

The 2018 Bosom Buddies Gala is quickly approaching. This year, we hope to have another successful evening for a great cause!  Joan Robach will be giving the gala’s keynote address. Joan is the mother of Amy Robach from Good Morning America, a three year breast cancer survivor who’s story is truly inspiring.  The evening will also include both silent and live auctions following dinner.  The annual gala will be held on March 24th.  We hope to see you there, it is sure to be an unforgettable night!


Check out this year’s Live Auction items!

Long Winter Weekend in Canaan Valley

Location: Canaan Valley, West Virginiacanaan valley

Rooms: 4 bedrooms—sleeps 8 comfortably.

Dates: The cabin is available for a long winter weekend. Dates are very flexible and negotiable.

Value: $600

Enjoy the Great Outdoors at Whitefish Lake


Location: Whitefish, Montana

Rooms: 3 bedrooms, sleeps 8 comfortably

Dates: 6-night stay, negotiable dates from August 25, 2015 – summer of 2016. Unavailable during Christmas and July 4th

Value: $3000

Kick back and Relax in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Location: Iberostar Quetzal in the Rivier Maya, Mexico

Rooms: 1 Junior Suite

Dates: 3-night stay valid from May 1st– October 31st 2015

Value: $1200 package.

Six-Day South African Safari


Location: Zulu Nyala private game reserve

Rooms: 1

Dates: 6 days and nights. Dates negotiable.

 Value: $5950


A Quiet Escape to Savage River Lodge


Location: Frostburg, Maryland

Rooms: 2 night negotiation for a Standard Luxury Cabin for 2 adults

Dates: Dates are very flexible and negotiable

Value: $817

Palmas Del Mar of Puerto Rico

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Location: Palmas Del Mar Beach Resort in Puerto Rico

Rooms: 3 bedroom

Dates: 5 day stay with negotiable dates

The Perfect Stateside Tropical Getaway

Location: Sanibel Island, floridaFlorida

Rooms: One bedroom Cottage

Dates: Long weekend stay for Summer or Fall of 2015

Value: $900

Say Hello To Our 2015 Sponsors!

We are pleased to announce our wonderful sponsors for this year’s Gala!  We would like to thank these organizations for helping us in various ways to achieve our goals. Click on their logos to learn more:


Monkee’s – We are excited to announce Monkee’s of Lake Norman as our presenting sponsor this year! Founded in 1995, this successful boutique has everything a girl could possibly want and is known to carry the finest lines in shoes, accessories and clothing. You can be assured that if you find it at Monkee’s, it is the most “in” thing! You will experience boutique shopping as it is meant to be–fun and personal! Us Connor House girls frequent Monkee’s, and we are proud to have them as a supporter of Bosom Buddies.


Dogwood Crossfit – This high-intensity workout facility is brand new and located in Cornelius. Crossfit is excited to bring their infamous workouts to the Davidson area and we are pleased to have them as a sponsor.


T.Mac Huntersville We’re excited to partner with T.Mac in Huntersville, a great spot to enjoy the genuine food to over 100 crafts on draft to the lively cheer-with-your-new-best-friend atmosphere. They’ve put everything in place so you can connect with your friends and family all while enjoying a game on one of the 75 TV’s!


Moe’s Southwest Grill – With more than 20 incredibly fresh ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak and organic tofu, Moe’s has everyone covered, from meat lovers to tree huggers to vegetarians and flexitarians. Moe’s currently serves their awesome Southwest fare at more than 500 locations in the United States and abroad.




Summit Coffee – “Good Coffee. Good People. Good community.” – That’s their motto that was created upon their founding in 1998 and it’s oh so true! Now with two close locations, Summit is one of our favorite Davidson companies! We are proud to have them supporting us!



Qdoba Mexican Grill – Looking for a quick but delightfully delicious Mexican meal? Look no further than the delicious and extremely popular Qdoba.  Our many Qdoba Wednesday fundraisers have been extremely successful and we’d like to thank the restaurant for this partnership and their continued support of Bosom Buddies!


LncLake Norman Currents – We’re excited to continue our partnership with media sponsor Lake Norman Currents Magazine! Their publicity always helps draw the attention of the greater Davidson community and greatly helps our                                                                      fundraising efforts!




Boingo Graphics– Thank you to this supportive graphics company for helping us with all of our printing needs and their generous support! Boingo Graphics is a Bronze sponsor.


logo_273x134_v2fbCocoon Salon – A continued sponsor, Cocoon Salon is an intimate, modern yet relaxed and earthy hair studio with stylists who are passionate about developing classic and innovative looks for your hair. Thank you to Cocoon for their support – they are a Bosom Friend!



Perfect 5th Salon – We’re excited to announce a partnership with this Mooresville hair salon for the first time. They are a salon with a different view, using only ammonia-free hair color products for gorgeous, shiny, manageable hair!



Chipotle – Bosom Buddies service has been extremely fortunate to have partnered with this well-known Mexican grill, hosting successful fundraising events and many more to come. Thank you, Chipotle for being a generous and spicy sponsor!


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Southern Proper – Style, tradition, and authenticity are the southern pillars that inspired the creation of one of our newest sponsors, Southern Proper! Each bowtie and necktie is adorned with hand-drawn designs made of superior king twill silk, and their line has expanded to include a range of attire. You can find these fancies in over 250 men’s retail shops around the country and online!


TendersTenders Fresh Food – A Davidson College favorite and a North Carolina native, Connor House is proud to have Tenders as one of the newest sponsors of Bosom Buddies 2015! Never frozen, you’ll get your fresh food fast!

One Month To Go!

As we are moving closer to the date of our annual Bosom Buddies Gala, we are increasing our fundraising and awareness events! See below for upcoming events between now and March 21st.

Moe’s Southwest Grill, Huntersville 5-8 PM (I-77 Exit 25)
20% of all proceeds will benefit Bosom Buddies

Chipotle 5-9 PM (I-77 Exit 25)
50% of all proceeds will benefit Bosom Buddies

Drink Pink at T-Mac 5PM-Close (I-77 Exit 25)
10% of all proceeds will benefit Bosom Buddies

Tenders Fresh Food 5-8 PM (Cornelius, NC)
10% of all proceeds will benefit Bosom Buddies

Qdoba 5-8 PM (I-77 Exit 25)
15% of all proceeds will benefit Bosom Buddies

Think Pink at Summit (On-Campus location) All Day
Come for special menu items and entertainment from The Generals and The Delilahs
10% of all proceeds will benefit Bosom Buddies

Monkee’s Shop & Share All Day
Shop at both Davidson locations before the gala
15% of all proceeds will benefit Bosom Buddies

Bosom Buddies Gala (Lily Gallery, Davidson College)
Contact for tickets!

A BIG thank you to Chipotle, Moe’s, Qdoba, Monkee’s, T-Mac, and Summit for their ongoing support for and cooperation with Bosom Buddies!

October Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events!

We are excited to tell you about all the events we have taking place throughout October, and it would be great if any and all organizations and individuals would support us!

Thursday, October 2nd: Think Pink at Summit (on campus) all day!

  • 10% of all food and drink purchases will be donated to Friends
  • With every purchase, you’ll receive a raffle ticket to win 10 free dinners at Summit!
  • Special pink drinks: Strawberry Sunrise smoothie, Pink Sangria, Raspberry infused Champagne!
  • Performances by the Delilahs, the Nuances, the Generals and Androgyny from 9-10 PM (raffle winner being announced at 9:30)!
  • Karaoke 10-11!!!

Saturday, October 4th: Race for the Cure with Circle Up in Charlotte

    • Connor House partners with the Circle Up team for the race and has registered over 70 members in Connor, other PCO’s, freshmen and alumni! Email us if you are still interested in signing up!

Tuesday, October 7th, 5PM in Dana 146: BCA Month Lecture Series Part 1

    • Dr. Ken Karb graduated University of Virginia Medical School in 1972 and he completed his Internship and Residency in Cleveland before returning to the University of Virginia to complete his fellowship and is now Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He has served the community of Greensboro and the Triad well over the course of his illustrious 40 year career in internal medicine and oncology. He is Martha Kaley’s oncologist, and, most significantly, he was the Chair of the Medical Advisory Board of Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test for nearly 20 years. He knows the research behind earlier detection intricately, having read hundreds of grant proposals over his career, and has watched and closely followed the path that this critical research has taken and has worked every step of the way with many of our researchers. We are excited that he is able to come and share his amazing wealth of knowledge with the Davidson College community! Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Wednesday, October 8th, 6PM: Stick it to Cancer Game

  • Davidson Field Hockey takes on JMU at Davidson FH Turf fields—stop by the table in the union to buy a shirt or you can get one at the game!

Tuesday, October 21st in Dana 146: BCA Month Lecture Series Part 2

  • A panel of breast cancer survivors and family will talk about their personal experiences fighting the hardships of breast cancer. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided! Co-sponsored with the Sigma Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Saturday, October 25th: Pink Soccer Game (Family weekend!)

  • Davidson Women’s soccer takes on Saint Louis! We will be selling Bosom Buddies t-shirts, Baked by 2 Kates is going to make some yummy treats for a bake sale, and there will be some other goodies too!

Wednesday, October 29th in Hance Auditorium: BCA Month Lecture Series Part 3

    • Dr. Lauren Stutts, professor of Psychology here at Davidson, will give a talk on how terminal illness affects the individual. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided! Co-sponsored with Colleges Against Cancer and Relay for Life.

Thursday, October 30th, All Day: Drink Pink at Taco Mac (Huntersville exit 25 near Birkdale)

  • Come out to TMac Sports Bar & Grill where 10% of all food/drink purchases will be donated to Friends
    • Saints vs. Panthers game at 8:25—TMac has 75 TVs!
    • Open until 2AM!
    • Shuttle to and from TMac!

We hope to see you at some of these events!

Pooja Parikh & Polly Ukrop, Service Chairs 2014-2015