The Mt. Lebanon Junior Women’s Club has announced its 23rd annual benefit event, “Viva el Bingo!,” for March 28.

The event will benefit the club’s major grant beneficiary, the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation.

The benefit is scheduled for 5 to 10 p.m. at the Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave. Featured are bingo games, a nacho and taco bar, raffle prizes and auction items.

“The Mt. Lebanon Junior Women’s Club is honored to raise money for the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation this year,” Amy Taylor, club president, said. “We want to give back to these young women in our community who courageously fight this disease and to increase awareness that women in our age group can and do have breast cancer.”

Co-chairing Viva el Bingo! are Becky Dearing and Jill Loughridge. Tickets can be purchased at https://vivabingo.simpletix.com/.

Jennifer Kehm of Peters Township, co-founder of the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, expressed gratitude for the support.

“The members are a powerful positive force in the South Hills,” she said. “We are looking forward to working together to help women right here in our neighborhoods.”

The Mt. Lebanon Junior Women’s Club was founded in 1968 by 10 civic-minded women. The club’s goal is to continue its legacy of giving back to the community through civic, philanthropic and social activities. For more information, visit www.mljwc.com.

The Young Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation is a 501©3 organization that educates, supports and provides small financial grants to women under 45 in Pittsburgh with breast cancer. The foundation oversees several different programs, including support groups, funding programs, individual grants and organizational partnerships, that aid and support local young women going through the challenges of a breast cancer diagnosis.

The organization also provides a variety of opportunities to connect women with other survivors or counselors. For more information, visit www.ywbcaf.org.

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