Farmingville, NY – Dress for Success Brookhaven’s first pop up sale at 46 East Main Street in Patchogue Village was very successful and created more awareness for its programs. It started with a well-attended preview sale on Wednesday, August 1, hosted by Toast Coffeehouse that included media, shoppers and elected officials. It continued the next day at Patchogue’s “Alive After Five” street fair and lasted through Saturday, August 3. All proceeds from the sale go directly to Dress for Success Brookhaven programs. The mission of these programs is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools necessary to help women thrive in work and in life. Pictured (left to right) are Councilman Michael Loguercio; Patchogue Village Mayor Paul Pontieri; Dress for Success Executive Director Sharon Boyd; Housing and Human Services Commissioner Alison Karppi; Councilman Neil Foley and his son, Cole.Dress for Success Brookhaven’s programs include:
Professional Suitings: Dress for Success Brookhaven's personal shoppers provide clients with professional attire, accessories and, most importantly, a self-confidence boost.Career Center: Experienced professionals in our Career Center instill confidence and professionalism by providing our clients with personalized assistance in securing employment.Career EDGE: is a six-week seminar series, beginning September 19, for women seeking employment or a better job. By creating a cutting-edge résumé and cover letter, participating in mock interviews with local business professionals, working with an experienced mentor and learning to polish interview skills, participants will be prepared to confidently present their best self to potential employers.Professional Women’s Group: Our Professional Women’s Group (PWG) offers successfully employed Dress for Success clients a support system where volunteers and staff empower them to retain their jobs, build their careers and continue to thrive.For more information about Dress for Success Brookhaven and its programs, please call 631-451-9127 or visit www.dressforsuccess.org/brookhaven.
Division of Public Information * Office of the SupervisorOne Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738 • Phone 631-451-6595