The event will be held at Fit Alliance, a gym and personal training facility on 72nd Avenue

PMG FILE PHOTO - Fit Alliance is hosting a special event Saturday to raise money for Breast Friends.Tigard's Fit Alliance will host a Breast Cancer Community Impact Fundraiser on Oct. 23 with proceeds donated to Breast Friends, a Tigard-based nonprofit that provides a community of support for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

The event will run from 2 to 6 p.m. in Fit Alliance's parking lot at 15965 S.W. 72nd Ave.

"It's kind of like a health fair/fun festival," said Jordon Hice, who along with Lisa Rhoades owns the gym and personal training studio. "It will be a pretty big event. I hope we can get enough people there."

Hice said there will be local vendors on hand, including a variety of food vendors, who have all pledged to donate a portion of their proceeds to benefit Breast Friends. A chiropractor, acupuncturist and a martial arts instructor also will be there.

COURTESY PHOTO: FIT ALLIANCE - HICE"We have Portland Goat Party, so they're going to bring out little miniature baby goats," Hice said. "We have a giant inflatable target, and then we have axes that have Velcro on them, so we can do inflatable axe throwing."

The event will include a mystery "wall of wine" raffle where participants pay $25 to select an unknown bottle of wine, worth $30 to upwards of $75. Another raffle will include baskets of goodies from local merchants.

"Buying raffle tickets and buying wine, also, 100% of those proceeds go to Breast Friends," said Hice.

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