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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Councilwoman Cartright Supports A World of Pink

Councilwoman Cartright Supports A World of Pink

Farmingville, NY - On April 17, Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright attended the “A World of Pink” VIP Preview and Car Show at the Chevrolet of Smithtown Showroom in Nesconset. The following evening, she joined “A World of Pink” again at their Beautiful Brassieres fundraising event at The Watermill in Smithtown. A World of Pink, founded by Christine A. Guarino, RDH, CMF, CFM, fits prostheses and bras for women in all phases of breast aftercare. Ms. Guarino identified a need for this service in the community, acted quickly to establish “A World of Pink,” and continues to volunteer her time. A World of Pink caters to women who have undergone reconstruction, reduction, lumpectomy, mastectomy, or other breast procedures and supplies prostheses in a spectrum of skin tones. Ms. Guarino is certified by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (A.B.C.) and the Board for Certification/Accreditation (B.O.C.). Christine is also a Licensed Lymphedema Fitter. A World of Pink has locations in Hicksville and East Setauket.

“Thank you to A World of Pink Foundation for raising funds to support breast cancer patients and survivors on Long Island by providing aftercare resources. I appreciate A World of Pink, for providing care to women who have undergone breast surgery and for their continued commitment to helping to give women confidence and a positive body image,” stated Councilwoman Cartright. “Christine and her team are incredibly talented, selfless, and dedicated. As a breast cancer survivor, I am personally grateful for the services A World of Pink provides our community.”

Pictured left to right are Giolibeth Perez, Oksana Gouchie, Sabrina Coleman, former NY Jet Erik Coleman, Carmela Coleman, Christine Guarino (founder of World of Pink), Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright, Jerell Matthews, Jordan Anderson and former Victoria’s Secrets model Lindsay Ellingson. Photo courtesy of Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

For more information on the services A World of Pink provides and how to support their cause, visit A World of Pink.

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