WBAB DJ “Fingers??? to Lead BRA CRAWL through Blue Point/ Patchogue to Raise Money for Fortunato Breast Health Center
June 21, 2011
Long Island's first WBAB BRA CRAWL, “Save Our Treasured Chests," will be rolling through the Patchogue/Blue Point area on Thursday, June 23 to help raise funds for the Fortunato Breast Health Center at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital. WBAB’s on-air DJ, “Fingers,??? a self-proclaimed biker, will visit several local bars wearing a pink bra, which he will be urging patrons to stuff with donations for the Breast Health Center.
Blum’s Corset Shop at 27 East Main Street in Patchogue will be “fitting??? Fingers with his pink bra tomorrow, Wednesday, June 22, at 11 a.m. Judith Fortunato, Mather Board member and benefactor of the Fortunato Breast Health Center, will attend the event.
With statistics estimating that one in eight women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime, Mather Hospital and WBAB 102.3 are proud to be in the forefront in the fight against breast cancer on Long Island. The Fortunato Breast Health Center provides state-of-the-art breast healthcare in surroundings that offer a sense of comfort, privacy and the assurance that each patient’s individual needs will be met. The Center has earned a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), one of only three on Long Island to have earned this prestigious distinction. This recognition is given only to those centers that have voluntarily committed to providing the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous review of their performance.
The inaugural BRA CRAWL is taking place at the following locations:
Reese's 1900 Pub, 70 N. Ocean Ave., Patchogue, at 8:00 p.m.
Contact: Joe Palmerri – 289-1900
The Village Idiot Pub, 8 East Main Street, Patchogue, at 8:30 p.m.
Contact: John Sarno - 289-8471
Brick House Brewery, 67 West Main Street, Patchogue, at 9:30 p.m.
Contact: Maude - 447-2337
Dunton Inn, 701 South Country Rd., E. Patchogue, at 10 p.m.
Contact: Ed Mariella - 758-8940
Restaurant Blue, 7 Montauk Hwy., Blue Point, at 10:30 p.m.
Contact: Jerry, 363-6666
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones.
For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org