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The Carolina Inn Embraces National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (September 26, 2011) – October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the historic Carolina Inn is contributing to the cause with various Pretty “Inn” Pink promotions.

On Friday, September 30, the Inn is hosting a “Turn the Town Pink” announcement event in conjunction with its hugely popular Fridays on the Front Porch series. It will donate a percentage of sales for every Pink Lemonade served in pink cups to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

In addition, the Inn is offering a 10 percent discount for any new catering booking signed in the month of October. With a $1,000 food and beverage minimum, $1 from every entrée served as result of that booking will be donated to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. This is not valid with other offers or in Carolina Crossroads Restaurant.

Learn more at 919.918.2749 or

Built on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill in 1924 by John Sprunt Hill – distinguished alumnus, successful businessman and University trustee – The Carolina Inn's original concept was "to provide for the special wants and comforts of the University alumni...and University visitors". The historical Carolina Inn features 185 charming and well-appointed guestrooms including 7 luxury suites.

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