Great Neck Coalition Raises Funds


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition (GNBCC) is thrilled to share that so many Great Neck vendors will be participating in exciting fundraisers for the cause.

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Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition Board of Directors at a recent fund-raiser (l. to r.): Fern Rogers, Zoe Schacht Levine (volunteer) Lisa Levine, Gloria Gersman, Colette Thaw, Maria Rudman, Mindy Gordon, Laura Weinberg. (Not shown: Pam Fogel, Lend a Helping Hand Program Coordinator and Leslie Mayer, fundraiser coordinator)

On Oct. 23, both RED Boutique at 75 Middle Neck Rd. and Elaine’s Bistro at 8 Bond St. are donating a portion of their proceeds to GNBCC. Shop RED Boutique from 10 a.m. to  8 p.m., and you will receive a 10 percent discount on all clothing and a 10 percent donation will go to GNBCC for every beautiful item purchased. Elaine’s Bistro will donate 20 percent of their delicious meals for both lunch and dinner on Oct. 23.

For the entire month of October, Pinpoint Fitness, 145 Station Plaza, is raffling off 10 free workout Sessions with “Wayne” for one lucky winner. Raffle tickets, $10 each, may be purchased at the shop or by calling Wayne at 516 829-5900 or 516 924-0352. All proceeds from this fundraiser will be donated to GNBCC.

Sharon Epstein of the “Wellness Circle” is donating a portion of proceeds through October. In Sharon’s classes you will strengthen, stretch and become more balanced and coordinated, wonderful for all women and especially helpful for breast cancer survivors. Sharon teaches at Bonda Yoga, 4A Bond Street, on Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:45 PM and at Confidanze Fitness (Zumbrazil), 634 Middle Neck Rd., on Mondays from 8:15 to 9:30 p.m.  A package of ten classes costs $200. If you bring a friend you will both receive a 10% discount. To make an appointment, call 917 693 8287, or email:

On Nov. 9, Thomas Cole Salon, at 7 Bond St., is having a “Cut- A-Thon” fundraiser, 11 a,m, to 3 p.m. You will get a great half price haircut and all of the proceeds will be donated to GNBCC. Thomas Cole will have a fabulous bagel brunch for you to enjoy and other Great Neck vendors, including Nardo Shoes and Bee Organic will be participating in this event by donating exciting raffle prizes. There will also be discounts on manicures and other salon services. In addition, Linda Silver Designs, located at the salon, will donate 20 percent of sales on clothing, jewelry, and other accessories to GNBCC.  Call early for salon appointments at 516 829-2898, scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.

GNBCC thanks the outpouring of support from the participating vendors and patrons of the Great Neck community.

For more information about the fundraising events, email Leslie: or Laura:

To find out more about the Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition visit or our Facebook page.

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