LITTLE ROCK, AR ‒ Sixteen honorary chairs, including FOX16's Donna Terrell, will release the first of hundreds of pink floating lanterns over the Arkansas River at Illuminate the Cure: A Mother's Day Celebration.
The event will take place on Mother's Day at the Big Dam Bridge and will benefit the Arkansas Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Registration begins at 7:00 p.m., with lanterns being launched at dusk.
The 2012 Illuminate the Cure honorary chairs are: Donna Terrell, Alyson Courtney, Tabitha Cunningham, Jessie Edwards, Mike Gavigan, Herren Hickingbotham, Michael Manley, Liz Massey, Jim McClelland, Sandra McFadden, Denver Peacock, Jennifer Ronnel, Stacy Sells, Jessica Dean, Stephanie Streett and Lou Ellen Treadway.
A limited number of Illuminate the Cure lanterns may still be purchased for $25 each at komenarkansas.org
. There is a limit of one lantern per two people. All floating lanterns are biodegradable and flame retardant.