Stony Brook, NY - September 11, 2015 - Spearheading this year’s Walk for Beauty, in a Beautiful Place, cancer survivors, town officials, sponsors and more will participate in “Wings of Hope,” a series of ceremonies which will include the release of birds with messages symbolizing the hope in the fight against breast cancer. Supervisor Edward P. Romaine and Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright will kick-off the first release ceremony at Brookhaven Town Hall on Thursday, October 1 at 2 pm.
The Ward Melville Heritage Organization with Committee Co-chairs Gloria Rocchio, President, WMHO; Honorable Kara Hahn, Suffolk County Legislator and Carol Simco, Stony Brook Fire Department, will once again host the Walk for Beauty on October 25, 8:30 am registration, in picturesque Stony Brook Village. For the second year in a row participants can choose from three events in one with a 4K Color Splash, 4K/6K Walk and a 10K “Hercules on the Harbor” timed run sanctioned by USA Track & Field. Proceeds will go directly to a Targeted Research Fund at Stony Brook Medicine for breast cancer research and the WMHO Unique Boutique for prosthesis and wigs. The route takes participants through historic Stony Brook, Avalon Park and Preserve and a scenic route past historic landmarks and homes which will be adorned with pink bows. Bows can be purchased at WMHO’s Educational & Cultural Center for a $5 contribution. Bands and various music will be performed along the route as well.
To become a Wings of Hope Sponsor call 631-751-2244 or visit here for full details or to register.