Breast Cancer

Winners of 2021 Bra-ha-ha Awards Show & Auction announced [Video]

The event honors those who have won their fight with breast cancer and remember those who lost their battle.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Author's note: The video above is on file from Oct. 18, 2021.

The event took place at the Khedive Shrine Center in Chesapeake and featured a bra decorating competition. It's to honor those who won their fight with breast cancer and remember those who lost their battle.

There were 96 bras competing and 10 bras recognized during the event: Grand Prize, Most Creative, Best Craftsmanship, Most Inspirational, Best Seasonal or Holiday, Best Business Entry, Best General Entry, Best School Entry, Best Gala Inspired (Roaring 20s), Best Youth Entry (13 years and under) and Best Bra by a CRH Employee or Department. Three bras received an honorable mention.

The winners were chosen by a local panel of judges and modeled by breast cancer survivors during the last minutes of the evening.

The Grand Prize winner was Loren Rajjhel, a Grassfield High …

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