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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Dress for Success Brookhaven Announces “A Taste of Country” Annual Fundraiser on May 12

Farmingville, NY - In recognition of International Women's Day, the Town of Brookhaven has announced that Dress for Success Brookhaven will hold “A Taste of Country” fundraiser on Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard in Calverton. The event will raise money to support the work being done to help disadvantaged women thrive in work and life. It will help ensure that Dress for Success Brookhaven has the necessary funding throughout the year to provide services to deserving women. The women served by Dress for Success Brookhaven come from across Long Island. They are job ready women who have been referred by over 250 local non-profit organizations; including domestic violence agencies, veteran’s organizations, homeless shelters and job training programs. Dress for Success Brookhaven is sponsored by the Town of Brookhaven Department of Housing and Human Services, Division of Women’s Services.

“A Taste of Country” event sponsorship will enable women to participate in the full range of Dress for Success affiliate program offerings including; access to professional attire, Career Center training, our unique job readiness Career EDGE program and our Professional Women’s Group. It is through these programs that a woman will gain the confidence she needs to build her career. These tools are an important step towards truly achieving economic independence. Visit Dress for Success for sponsorship opportunities and to reserve tickets to “A Taste of Country.” For more information, please call 631-451-9130 or email Dress for Success.

The Dress for Success Boutique is located at Brookhaven Town Hall, One Independence Hill in Farmingville. It is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on selected Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All client visits are by appointment only. Donations of clothing and other items can be made on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on the first Saturday of every month from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more information about Dress for Success, please call 631-451-9127.

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