Breast Cancer

Raising breast care awareness one Brewbies at a time

Raising breast care awareness one Brewbies at a time

Beautiful, intelligent and passionate, Melanie Pierce is a lady on a mission — one to save boobies. Since 2009, she has been working with Keep a Breast Foundation, located in Carlsbad to bring breast cancer awareness with an unintimidating and fun vibe, minus the ubiquitous pink ribbons.

Well known on the local craft beer scene, Pierce also launched Brewbies, an annual festival joining breweries and the cause of breast education and support. This weekend’s event, from 1-5 p.m. on Feb. 10, marks the ninth annual event and will include more than 40 craft breweries. Hosted by Bagby Beer Company in Oceanside, the festival will have its inaugural Brewbies Pink Beer Award Competition,...

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