The Army of Pink has marched into Glendale and occupied the Alex Theatre. On Oct. 6, seven men who are helping raise funds for breast-cancer awareness campaigned for votes as they walked the pink carpet and posed for photos surrounded by banners and pink balloons. Their captain is Laura Friedman, Glendale City Council member and breast-cancer survivor. She will be leading the army of seven Glendale movers and shakers to spread the message about resources in Glendale to diagnose, treat and support people living with breast cancer.
The brains behind the operation is the leadership at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, who recruited Friedman and the 2010 Army of Pink candidates. They are Glendale Adventist Cancer Services Medical Director Boris Bagdasarian, Glendale Police Chief Ron De Pompa, Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian, Glendale Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, Glendale Community College Board President Tony Tartaglia, Glendale Adventist HEALTHline host Gregory Zarian and former Glendale Mayor Larry Zarian.