Whistler’s Women’s Week Features Boarding For Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Whistler, British Columbia--A fashion show featuring the latest in spring gear from the hottest snowboard brands will benefit Boarding for Breast Cancer Wednesday March 8th at Buffalo Bill’s between 3-6pm. As part of Women’s Week in Whistler (5th – 12th March) the Burton Women’s Store, Showcase Snowboards, Salomon Store, Westbeach and The Glacier Shop have teamed together to produce a fundraiser fashion show to raise money and awareness about breast cancer amongst young women.

Boarding For Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a non-profit, youth-focused education, awareness, and fundraising foundation. Their mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection, as well as the value of a healthy lifestyle.

The fashion show will feature the new Spring/Summer lines from Burton, Volcom, Bonfire, Oakley, Westbeach and many more. “The women of Whistler are very health conscious and have a passion for snowboarding and the fashion culture surrounding it, says Ruth Bartlett Whistler Blackcomb’s Retail Promotions Coordinator. “We wanted to create a fun, vibrant event while raising funds and awareness for B4BC.

Exclusive shopping nights for the ladies only will take place at the stores after the show. Showcase Snowboards and the Burton’s Women Store will be closing their doors to the dudes between 7pm -- 10pm and having a private shopping party with a DJ, free cocktails & appies, and will be offering free beauty treatments compliments of Farfalla Hair & Beauty Salon. B4BC t-shirts and wristbands will be sold at the stores.