Lafayette, LA - Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel joined Susan G. Komen for the Cure Acadiana this morning in Lafayette to present a donation of $28,567 marking
the fifth straight year Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel partnered with the organization to support their efforts in providing services for breast cancer
prevention and awareness here in Acadiana.
“Since 1999, through events like the Acadiana Race for the Cure and VIPink, Komen Acadiana has awarded $3.4 million in local Community Grants in Acadiana,
and surrounding parishes. These grants have assisted individuals in our community with mammograms, diagnostics, lymphedema treatment, transportation,
and patient navigation services. Moreover, Komen Acadiana has funded over $1 million dollars into lifesaving research in the fight against Breast Cancer.
We are truly grateful for all of the support that Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel has contributed throughout the years,” said Gretchen Neuner Daniel, Area
Director for Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen.
The continued partnership with the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen has helped to raise countless dollars through VIPink with direct contributions
from Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel of more than $150,000.
"Our partnership with the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is at the core of our mission, which is to contribute to the common good of the people of
Acadiana. We take pride in our continued partnership to help save lives and provide crucial breast cancer related services to areas that need it the
most," said Jack Darden, Interim General Manager of Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel.