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ELMIRA, N.Y. Komen Upstate New York - Twin Tiers Region, is proud to announce the class of 2018 Pink Tie Guys - a group of corporate, healthcare, and civic leaders from across the region, who have made a commitment to the fight against breast cancer. The 2018 class will be recognized officially at The Pink Tie Affair, a cocktail fundraiser at the National Soaring Museum (Harris Hill) on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 5:30-8:30pm. Representing a wide range of male leaders who live in the Twin Tiers service region, these gentlemen have a personal connection to breast cancer or dedication to philanthropy and include:
Bruce Chalmers - H. Strauss Clothiers
Mike Contando - Hilliard Corporation
Marty Conwell - Ray Jewelers
Kevin Coughlin, MD - Arnot Health
Sean Hanrahan - Mustico Law
Mike Hosey - Elmira Savings Bank, retired
Jim Gerhardt - Corning Museum of Glass
Karl Krebs - Chemung Canal Trust Company
Mike Kunigonis - Corning Incorporated
Xavier Lafosse - Corning Incorporated
Jonathan Lawrence - Arnot Health
Chris Malcolm - Wegmans
Josh Navone, Esq.; True Love Schooner Excursions
Mark Rogus - Corning Incorporated, retired
Tom Santulli - Chemung County Executive
Brian Whisenhunt - Rockwell Museum
Komen recognizes these outstanding leaders in the Twin Tiers’ community who are working to fulfill our mission of a world without breast cancer.
Tickets for the event are available online at www.komenUpstateny.org or bit.ly/PinkTie2018. In addition to the $50/person ticket price, the following group support levels are available:
The Ascot: $1,000, includes 8 tickets
The Cravat: $500, includes 6 tickets
The Bow Tie: $250, includes 4 tickets
The Bolo: $125, includes 2 tickets Or contact the office at 607-203-0102.
The Pink Tie Affair will kick-off Komen Twin Tiers’ Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities, which include informational opportunities, Dine Out for the Cure at participating restaurants throughout the month, and the Bowl for the Cure at Crystal Lanes in Corning, October 28th. More information will be available on each of these events at www.KomenUpstateny.org.
About Susan G. Komen Upstate New York:
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest private breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life.
Komen Upstate New York is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the Race for the Cure®, Komen has invested a total of some $13 million in community breast health programs covering the 49-county Upstate New York region, and has helped contribute to the more than $920 million invested globally in research.
For more information about Komen Upstate New York, breast health or breast cancer, visit www.komenupstateny.org. Connect with us on Facebook at: Susan G. Komen Upstate New York, or call 607-203-0102 or 607-426-3405.