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Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

Our Wintersville office held an Ugly Christmas Sweater contest on December 18, 2014 to add a little Christmas cheer before the holidays. One of our medical assistants, Janica M., walked away as the winner and stands proudly with her trophy. Great job to everyone who participated!

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest 2014 and Winner

Paint the Valley Pink Winners Announced!

It is the moment that many of our participating businesses have been waiting for… time to announce the winners for the Paint the Valley Pink 2014 contest!

Our goal was to reach out to area businesses to help educate our residents about the importance of having annual screenings for early detection of breast cancer. We are happy to report that 75 local businesses throughout the Ohio Valley that took on the challenge!

A big thank you goes out to the mayors, and/or their designated representative, for making the tough decision of selecting the winner in their respective community.   The winners will be presented a crafted pink ribbon, compliments of Mr. Dave Petrosky and his daughter, Renee.

Again, we thank everyone who participated for partnering with us to bring breast cancer awareness to our community.

Click the link below to view our FULL press release:
CHANGE, Inc. Paint the Valley Pink 2014 – Winners Announced 10-31-14

Here is a list of our winners and participants (click image for full-size)!

2014 Paint the Valley Pink Winners & Participants - CHANGE, Inc.


Weir High Volleyball Team Donates to CHANGE, Inc.

CHANGE, Inc. would like to thank the Weir High School volleyball team for raising money for local women needing breast and cervical screenings. The proceeds were donated to CHANGE, Inc. and will be used towards those services.

Thank you, Weir High School volleyball team, for your support and donation!

Weir High School Volleyball Team Donation to CHANGE, Inc. Carol, our BCCSP coordinator, holding the check that was donated by the Weir High School volleyball team.


Paint the Valley Pink is Underway!

Paint the Valley PinkOur Paint the Valley Pink 2014 campaign has been very successful thus far, especially for our first year promoting outside of Weirton, WV. A huge thank you to all the local businesses and judges who are participating to help raise the awareness of Breast Cancer throughout Brooke, Hancock, and Jefferson Counties.

Currently the judging is underway today through Thursday, October 23rd and we’ll be sharing pictures and updates on our Facebook and Twitter pages. We will be announcing our winners here on our website, Facebook, and Twitter pages so stay tuned for updates!
If you want to see who is participating and how they’re going pink, check out our pictures on our Facebook page HERE.

**We’ve also been featured as a top story on WTOV9 for this campaign!
Click here to see the video and story.**

Paint the Valley Pink 2014

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October, CHANGE, Inc. is hosting a valley-wide event this year entitled “Paint the Valley Pink”. Throughout October, business owners across the Ohio Valley are encouraged to help promote breast cancer awareness by decorating their businesses in pink and encouraging their employees and customers to have yearly mammograms for early detection.

Paint the Valley Pink

Judy Raveaux, CEO at CHANGE, Inc, stated, “Businesses throughout Brooke and Hancock Counties in WV, and Jefferson County, OH are encouraged to participate in the awareness campaign and officially join the “Paint the Valley Pink” contest.”

All contest entries will be given a pink ribbon and event poster to display in their window, and be asked to have their place of business decorated in pink throughout the month of October. The displays will be judged between October 21-23 by their local mayor or selected candidate, and the winner will be presented with a special trophy for best decorated in their town.


  • Ribbon and poster provided MUST be placed up front and visible on building door or windows to be judged.
  • Businesses must have their decorations up no later than Thursday, October 16th.
  • Decorations must stay up until end of the day, Friday, October 24th.

Promotion of the event along with the participating businesses and cities will be sent to the local media and advertised on here CHANGE, Inc.’s website,  Facebook, and our Twitter page.
(To view our event on Facebook, click here.)

If your business would like to participate, please sign up by calling CHANGE, Inc. at 304-797-7733 to receive your ribbon and poster.

For for more information on CHANGE, Inc’s Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening program (BCCSP), visit our BCCSP page or call 304-797-7733.

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