Check out KYP during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Never ones to take a month off, our motivated and passionate Komen Young Professionals committee has been busy organizing several fun and fabulous events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you like wine, pizza, volunteering or listening to music, you’ll like what KYP has to offer.

KYP Anniversary Wine Tasting
Join our Komen Columbus Young Professionals on Tuesday, October 11 for an anniversary wine tasting beginning at 6 pm at House Wine in Worthington. Whatever your preference – Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir (or all of the above!) – taste what you like and 20 percent of all proceeds from the evening will support Komen Columbus. Feel free to bring along friends and wear your pink!

Columbus Marathon Mile 2 Water Stop Volunteers Needed
Have you always wanted to participate in a Marathon, but can’t fathom running 26.2 miles?  Volunteering is your answer!  Komen Columbus is calling for volunteers to help with the Mile 2 water stop for the Columbus Marathon on Sunday, October 16 from 6-9:30am.  If you are interesting in participating, please follow the registration steps below.

1. Register at
2. Select Water Stop B- Volunteers of America 1776 E Broad St. (this is the Komen water stop)
3. Wear Pink, your pink wig or any other Komen Columbus gear the day of the marathon!

Pizza Rustica

Dine at Pizza Rustica on Wednesday, October 19 from 6-9 pm and 15 percent of all sales, including food, alcohol purchases and even delivery, will support Komen Young Professionals Programming. Pizza Rustica is located on the Ohio State Campus, 1558 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43201.

Hot Pink Happy Hour
Want to mix up your happy hour routine? Join us for a Hot Pink Happy Hour on Thursday, October 27, at Woodlands Tavern in Grandview. The Hot Pink Racers will be rocking out from 6-8 pm and a $5 cover, with all proceeds benefiting Komen Columbus, will get you in on the fun and fantastic happy hour specials from the bar – including $2 drafts!

Interested in getting involved to help plan these events and others like it? Email