THE GYM of Armonk Stands Up To Cancer with The Taste Of The Towns Fundraiser

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Charity event will help raise funds for Support Connection.

THE GYM of Armonk, a premier fitness center and health club in Westchester County, has long supported cancer-related causes. After the success of last October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month events that collected over $26,000, the Armonk-based fitness facility will again raise funds to help combat the devastating disease by partnering with Support Connection (http://www.supportconnection.org), a breast and ovarian cancer non-profit organization in Yorktown Heights, to sponsor a special fundraising event called Taste of the Towns.

Founded in 1996, Support Connection provides one-on-one peer counseling, workshops, wellness classes, public education outreach and referral services to women diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancer - along with friends and families - in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Their toll-free support and information line (1-800-532-4290) helps people across the United States. With Support Connection, no one living with breast or ovarian cancer has to face the condition alone.

Taste of the Towns will be held at THE GYM Armonk (99 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY 10504) on Thursday, October 13th from 6pm-9pm. This important fundraising event will bring local restaurants, bakeries, boutiques, and many other businesses from around the area together to raise funds and awareness for Breast and Ovarian Cancer. Attendees will enjoy an adult’s night out filled with music, raffle prizes, cocktails and a light reception. Last year over 500 attendees experienced the diverse offerings from over 55 of the area’s finest merchants as they set up shop at THE GYM. Tickets are $30.00 in advance and $40 at the door(adults only, please). All proceeds will be donated directly to Support Connection. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/tasteofthetowns2011/THE_GYM or at THE GYM.

Besides the elegant fare and delightful company, Taste of the Towns guests will also be entered to win raffle prizes for a suggested donation as follows:

  •     1 Ticket for $5.00
  •     3 Tickets for $10.00

Raffle prizes include:

  •     GRAND PRIZE (Arranged by Travel Emporium)

    5 night Cruise to Bermuda for two on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of The Seas sailing from Bayonne, NJ April 21, 2012 – April 26, 2012

  •     1ST PRIZE (Donated by Appliance Sales Plus - Somers, NY)

    42” Plasma HDTV

  •     2ND PRIZE (Donated by Estate Motors South)

    Luxury Convertible Summer Lease June 2012 - August 2012

  •     3RD PRIZE

    $500.00 Cash

  •     4TH PRIZE

    Preferred Spin Bike seat in choice of class at THE GYM – Armonk, NY (Good for one month of choice)

  •     5TH PRIZE

    Reserved Parking Spot at THE GYM – Armonk, NY (Designated November 1st – January 31st

In addition, THE GYM's escape spa will be offering Pink Hair Extensions and Feathers throughout the month. The Extensions/Feathers will be offered for a $10 donation.*

Taste of the Towns 2011 is proudly sponsored by:

  •     Ace Muzic
  •     BuzzPotential
  •     Diana Gould LTD
  •     Estate Motors South
  •     KJM Photography
  •     Paulo's Atelier Hair Salon
  •     Examiner Media
  •     Westchester Health and Life

"Support Connection is so grateful that THE GYM has again decided to partner with our organization for Taste of the Towns," said Katherine Quinn, Executive Director of Support Connection. "This event will play an important role in raising awareness among Westchester County residents and allow us to reach out to members of the community who might be in
need of our support."

For information on booth and sponsor opportunities, contact Melissa Fink and/or Liz Moss at 914-219-1601 ext. 368, or via email at Info(at)eventlinkny(dot)com. For ticket sales and other information, please contact THE GYM at 914-219-1601 or sdardano(at)gettothegym(dot)com.

About Support Connection
Support Connection, Inc. is a 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services and programs to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Founded in 1996, Support Connection is based in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., but through their toll-free hotline and website they serve people throughout the country. With Support Connection, those living with breast and ovarian cancer don’t have to face it alone. To learn more, call 914-962-6402 (toll-free: 800-532-4290) or visit http://www.supportconnection.org.

About THE GYM of Armonk
THE GYM is a complete lifestyle and fitness center, designed to promote healthy living in a first class atmosphere. Its unique approach integrates specialized training programs with nutrition and weight management counseling for total body conditioning and optimal fitness. THE GYM is known for its superior quality equipment, expert staff and special amenities, including a clothing boutique, juice bar, spa and child play area. The staff's attentive service and the facility's array of programs and services provide guests with a state-of-the-art experience. THE GYM is located on 99 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY 10504. Please visit http://www.GetToTheGym.com/Armonk or call (914) 219-1601.

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