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News May 14, 2013 - 5:22:25 AM


Breast Cancer Alliance Walk for Hope in Greenwich is Sunday May 19

By Breast Cancer Alliance





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Greenwich, CT - On Sunday, May 19th, the Breast Cancer Alliance will host a one-mile walk in Greenwich, starting and ending at Richards, chaired by Caroline Brecker (Greenwich), Julie Genovese (Darien) and Nicole Ewing (Darien.)  “Walk For Hope” welcomes participants of all ages, from toddlers to grandparents, and even dogs dressed in pink!  Tickets are $20 per adult, $10 per student and children under seven are free.  Individuals are welcome to walk alone or in teams and sponsorships are available. 

The morning will feature a complimentary breakfast courtesy of PepsiCo and Z Hospitality Group, hats furnished by Hat Attack/Buji Baja, music, and a taste of healthy living with guests like Ola! Granola, Equinox, and Beauty Counter.  Stamford Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Van will be accommodating women for mammograms who preregister.  Kate Spade and Vineyard Vines on Greenwich Avenue will offer a 10% discount to all who walk, and an additional 10% will be donated to the BCA.  Equinox will welcome you after the Walk for cycling and yoga! Join California Pizza Kitchen for a flavorful FUNdraising event.  Just bring in the flyer distributed at the BCA Walk for Hope on Sunday, May 19, present it to your server, and 20% of your check will be donated to the BCA.  Purchases include dine-in, take-out, catering and all beverages.

The Walk for Hope welcomes registrants at 10:30am, and the Walk itself will begin at 11am.  All proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Alliance.  To register to walk, volunteer or to make a donation online visit: www.walkforhope.kintera.org

Once a successful international businessman, now a celebrated restaurateur, Ramze Zakka is the visionary behind Z Hospitality Group. His entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen led to the opening of Terra in 1991, which transformed the Greenwich, Connecticut, restaurant scene and has since expanded to Rye, New Canaan, Darien and now Norwalk. Ramze continues to win rave reviews throughout Connecticut and New York for his sophisticated spin on bistro dining.
 
“All of our lives are somehow touched by breast cancer, be it friend, family, sister, mother or ourselves,” Caroline, Julie and Nicole explain. “ We hope you join us to celebrate and support each other as we fight this disease together.”
 
BCA is most grateful for its generous sponsors: Platinum Sponsor: Omnicom Group; Gold Sponsors: PepsiCo, Baywater Properties and Greenwich Hospital; Bronze Sponsor: Hat Attack/Buji Baja, Z Hospitality Group, The Mifflin Family and Northeast Medical Group; Diamond Sponsor: Jones Lang LaSalle; Silver Sponsor: Winged Keel Group and  Crystal Sponsor: Rand Insurance.
 
To make an appointment with the mobile mammography van for May 19 call (203) 276-2602 to schedule an appointment or learn more by visiting: http://www.stamfordhospital.org/mobilewellness
 
For other upcoming events benefitting the BCA, join us for the co-ed Golf Outing co-hosted by Bill Evans (WABC) and Scott Shannon (WPLJ) on Monday, June 17 at Brae Burn Country Club, Purchase, NY (http://weblink.donorperfect.com/bcagolf2013) and the 18th Annual Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show on Thursday, November 7 at the Hyatt Regency, Old Greenwich.
 
The Breast Cancer Alliance is one of the largest private non-corporate breast cancer organizations in the U.S.  The Alliance is dedicated exclusively to funding innovative breast cancer research, breast surgical fellowships and promoting breast health through education and outreach programs.  The Breast Cancer Alliance has awarded over $17 million dollars since it was founded in 1996.




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