Autographed bras from Bret Michaels and Brad Paisley as well as decorated bras are set to be part of an auction during the Pink Party Oct. 23 at Forest Ridge Events Center, 11189 Forest Hills Road, Machesney Park.

The event will once again raise money for Pink Heals of Winnebago County, a group of local firefighters and police officers who raise money to fight various deadly diseases.

The Pink Party begins at 6 p.m. with a wine tasting, light hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction and shopping opportunities with various at-home vendors of items such as jewelry, chocolate and cosmetics.

Firefighters will take the runway at 8 p.m. to model decorated bras including some signed by celebrities. The bras will be auctioned off to raise money for Pink Heals.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the night of the event. A limited number of VIP tables for four people also are available.

Purchase tickets at Edible Arrangements, 6840 Spring Creek Road in Rockford; Rock Valley Credit Union, 1201 Clifford Ave. in Loves Park and 11280 Forest Hills Road in Machesney Park; and Zavius Jewelers, 2636 McFarland Road.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

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