Breast cancer survivor (seven and one half years cancer free) Dar Maxwell holds some of the 250 pink roses donated by Cub Foods to hand out to those gathered to celebrate the, "Light the Town Pink Party," on Water Street in downtown Excelsior Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The well-attended gathering was presented by Girls Night Out. A candle lighting ceremony was the culmination of the evening for an unprecedented crowd whose proceeds will be donated to Hope Chest for Breast Cancer.