A.G. Williams Donates More Than $2,600 to Support Connection

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Pelham painting company participates in walk and donates portion of 2011 profits

As part of its commitment to give back to the communities it serves, A.G. Williams Painting Company raised and donated $2,660 to Support Connection, a Westchester County-based not-for-profit organization that offers free, confidential support services to people nationwide who are affected by ovarian and breast cancer.

A.G. Williams kicked off its Paint It Teal/Paint It Pink in September 2011, pledging to contribute a portion of the profits from every paint job through the end of the year to the Support Connection. The color teal is connected with ovarian cancer awareness and the color pink with breast cancer awareness. On Sunday, October 2, 2011, Paul Viggiano, Director of Business Administration and Marketing, along with George Williams, President and CEO, and members of the A.G. Williams Painting Company team raised more than $1,000 through their participation in the 17th Annual Support Connection Support-A-Walk at FDR State Park in Yorktown, New York. Company representatives also greeted hundreds of participants at its Paint It Pink display table and distributed pink water bottles that A.G. Williams donated to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

This month, Mr. Viggiano proudly presented Katherine Quinn, Executive Director of Support Connection, with a check for $2,660, representing funds raised at Support-A-Walk and donated from A.G Williams profits. “We are deeply touched by the commitment of A.G. Williams to our organization,” said Quinn.

“Support Connection makes a difference in the lives of our neighbors in Westchester County and southern Fairfield County,” said Viggiano. “With our contribution, we help Support Connection in its mission to provide emotional, social and educational support services to women affected by breast or ovarian cancer, and their families and friends.”

A.G. Williams Painting Company is located at 411 Pelham Avenue, Pelham, NY, 800-227-1906, with offices at 26 Arcadia Road in Old Greenwich, CT, 203-618-0058. http://www.agwilliamspainting.com/

About A.G. Williams Painting Company
A.G. Williams Painting Company, Inc. a family-owned and -operated residential and commercial painting firm, has serviced the tri-state area for over 100 years, since 1906. Founded by Arthur George Williams, A.G. Williams is in its third generation of Williams family ownership under the leadership of grandsons George P. Williams and Arthur G. Williams, with office locations in Pelham, New York, and Old Greenwich, Connecticut. The company is a recognized leader in the residential and commercial painting industry through its state-of-the-art precision interior and exterior painting, powerwashing, wall coverings, faux finishes, expert design services and high quality carpentry. A.G. Williams proudly maintains an unparalleled tradition of honesty, integrity, and professionalism.

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. Services include: One-on-one peer counseling and support groups, offering women the opportunity to connect with other cancer survivors; ongoing wellness classes; Holistic health workshops; public educational programs; information; referral services and a toll-free cancer information and support hotline (1-800-532-4290.) Support groups and other programs are often offered outside of business hours at convenient locations in Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess counties. To learn more, visit http://www.supportconnection.org or call (914) 962-6402.

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