Making Strides Of The Bronx’s Kickoff Celebration

(l-r) North Central Bronx Hospital’s Gloria Bent, Senator Jamaal Bailey and American Cancer Society’s Esmie Fraser and Kelly Mora joined many Bronxites at the annual kickoff event.
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The American Cancer Society and Bronxites were tickled pink celebrating the Making Strides of the Bronx Kickoff on Tuesday, August 15 inside the Bay Plaza Mall Food Court.

(l-r) Donna Joseph, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. vice president; Kelly Mora, American Cancer Society operations coordinator and Tricia Griffith raised awareness and spirits.
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Attendees had the opportunity to meet team leaders, pick up useful Making Strides resources and learned how others are helping to save more lives from breast cancer.

Senator Bailey with United Federation of Teachers’ Christine Butler (back, r) and Joanna Beltran.
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(l-r) North Central Bronx Hospital’s Mary McCloud; Gloria Bent; Christina Figueroa; Christina Conteras, deputy executive director and Shashana Springer enjoyed this year’s celebration.
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Desiree Berenguer Carton (l), American Cancer Society director of communications with Marlene Medina, American Cancer Society’s Greater NYC Area senior community manager.
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Carol Dowdell was tickled pink at the celebration.
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