October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Southampton Hospital and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at the Hospital have planned a number of events to focus on the importance of early diagnosis and benefit the Coalition.  A listing of these events follows:  

Pink Ribbon Bagel Benefit
Panera in Hampton Bays
October 1-31
Buy your pink ribbon bagel at Panera in Hampton Bays and 100% of the sale will benefit local breast cancer awareness organizations, including the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. For more information, call Stacy at 631-728-3101. 

 Pink Tree Lighting
Southampton Chamber of Commerce, 76 Main Street, Southampton
October 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Join the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital, Southampton Chamber of Commerce, and the Town and Village of Southampton to kick of breast cancer awareness month with a tree lighting at the Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact Karen Connolly at 631-283-8707.  

Real Men Wear Pink Cocktail Party

Maidstone Club Tennis House, East Hampton
October 5, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Join the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital, and Lucia’s Angels for an evening to benefit breast cancer awareness on the East End. Tickets are $100 per person. For more information, contact Barbara Borsack at bborsack@verizon.net.  

San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons
Good Ground Road, Hampton Bays
October 5-6, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Bring your family to the San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons for amazing food, shopping, family fun, and fireworks (Saturday at 8:30 p.m.)! Proceeds benefit the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. For more information, contact the Hampton Bays Chamber of Commerce at 631-728-2211.        

Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk
Crescent Beach, Shelter Island
October 19 at 11:00 a.m.
Get your exercise with a 3.2-mile tour of beautiful Shelter Island. This annual tradition will benefit the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. The cost for those registering before October 19 is $25; $10 for children ages 14 and under. Participants can also register on the day of the race for $30. For more information and to sign up, call 631-774-9499 or visit www.shelterislandrun.com.  

Birdhouse Auction
Peter Marcelle Gallery, 2411 Main Street, Bridgehampton
October 19, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy viewing birdhouses designed by local artists, and maybe add a few to your collection! Renee Zellweger is the honorary chairperson of this annual event to benefit the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital and Lucia’s Angels. Tickets are $25 pre-purchased and $30 at the door. For more information, contact Susie Barry Roden at 631-726-8715 or sroden@southamptonhospital.org.  

Free Makeovers for Breast Cancer Survivors
Macy’s, 190 West Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays
October 29, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Everyone deserves some pampering. If you are a breast cancer survivor, make your appointment for a free makeover at a Macy’s makeup counter. For more information and appointments, call 631-728-5500, press 2 for departments, press 1 for cosmetics, and then choose the counter you would like to book with. Enjoy!
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