The eighth annual Hamptons Paddle for Pink to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation hit the water at Havens Beach in Sag Harbor Saturday, August 3. The fundraiser, featuring a morning of multi-skill, World Paddle Association-sanctioned paddle board races, raised $650,000 to go toward the foundation’s mission to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. Katie Lee, author, food critic, and co-host of the Food Network’s “The Kitchen,” served as the event host, and was joined by special guests Gina Bradley, Jennifer Levene Bruno, Pat and Dawn Kiernan, and Sandra Ripert.
Ellen’s Run raises funds for breast cancer research! Ellen’s Run, which starts on Sunday, August 18 at 9 AM at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Parrish Memorial Hall, 265 Herrick Road, costs $45. If each participant raised $100, The Ellen Hermanson Foundation could provide 1000 free mammograms to women in need.