SPOKANE, Wash. – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual effort to raise awareness of the disease that affects one in eight women.

The Steam Plant in downtown Spokane is honoring those battling breast cancer, as well as survivors by lighting the smoke stacks bright pink.

To learn more about breast cancer and how you can help, visit Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington.

You can sign up for Race for the Cure. Registration opens Monday and the race will be held on April 23, 2017.