Pink Dress Luncheon

Annually in October

This event is held in October of each year and provides an opportunity for women of all backgrounds in the Alachua County, Florida community to learn about current research and trends in the fight for a cure for breast cancer. Thrivers (breast cancer survivors) also give testimonies to encourage anyone that may be going through treatment.

Pink on the Green

Annually in October/November

This event is held annually the week prior to the Annual Golf Scramble. It is an opportunity for community members to let their hair down and socialize for a worthy cause. A silent auction is held during the event with proceeds benefitting scholarships and local chapter initiatives. 

Golf Scramble in honor of Dr. Cullen W. Banks

Annually in October/November

This signature event honors the memory of Dr.Cullen Banks, M.D. It is held each fall with proceeds benefitting deserving high school seniors, UF College of Medicine students, and supporting the charitable efforts of the local chapter.

The University of Florida is strongly committed to recruiting and retaining underrepresented ethnic minority students in the College of Medicine. Underrepresented minority designation is defined to include persons from the following groups: African American, Native American (American Indians, Alaskan natives, Native Hawaiians), and Hispanics. To meet this challenge, the Office of Minority Affairs awards a scholarship to a student or students who personifies the characteristics of the doctor for whom the award is named, Dr. Cullen Banks.