by Jessyca Cardinell
The Gouverneur Breast Cancer Fund Committee held its annual Kick-Off Celebration at Mullins Restaurant in Gouverneur on Thursday, April 26 to promote the upcoming 16th Annual Gouverneur Breast Cancer Walk, set to take place May 20.
The committee of dedicated woman includes Mona Allen, Judy Bush, Marilyn LaPierre, Carolyn Pistolesi and Terry Pistolesi, who all know someone who is a survivor of breast cancer or passed on due to breast cancer.
“The Kick-Off is a great way to get everyone together and have some fun while promoting the walk,” said Gouverneur Breast Cancer Fund Committee member Judy Bush.
There were snacks, refreshments and music available as well as great company to enjoy.
Every year there are several items to be raffled off, benefiting the Gouverneur Breast Cancer Fund. This year the spotlight item is a gorgeous Forever One Moissanite Necklace and Earring set, designed by Harland Brown of Brown’s Jewelry. The necklace is ¼ cut ct tw diamonds and 1 ct Forever One Moissanite with 22 inch adjustable fourteen karat rose gold chain. The earrings are one karat rose gold Forever One.
Raffle tickets can be purchased now and on the day of the Gouverneur Breast Cancer Walk. Tickets are $5 each and that money goes into the Gouverneur Breast Cancer Fund to help those locally diagnosed with breast cancer.
“There are so many businesses and people from the Tri-county area that donate items for us to raffle off, including Uncle Sam's Boat Tours,” said Terry Pistolesi, member on the Gouverneur Breast Cancer Fund Committee. “It's very important that people know we are here, not only to help raise money, although that is important also, but so those in need can get the help that we offer.”
Mark your calendars now for the 16th Annual Gouverneur Breast Cancer Walk on May 20!