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Winning bra in HVHC contest is Proud as a Peacock

Bra contest winner

Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 29, 2012)– Everyone was a  winner on October 25 as dozens of women gathered at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to vote on their favorite bra and sip pink drinks all in the service of a good cause: Breast Cancer Awareness.


To raise awareness about steps women should take to prevent breast cancer, Hudson Valley Hospital Center held a health fair with a twist. In addition to the usual health information on mammograms and self-breast exams, the fair featured pink drinks donated by local restaurants and a bra decorating contest with 21 entries. The winner of the contest was Nancy Scott of HVHC’s Emergency Department for her peacock-themed bra “Everyone should be told they are Beautiful” The submissions will be on display at the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center throughout the month of November. To view the entries, visit the Hospital’s Facebook page at


12Grapes will offer its pink peach sangria drink served at the event at its restaurant throughout the month of November with $1 going to the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center for every drink sold.


Other bras entered in the contest included:


  1. Hope Katie Karram
  2. Breastfeeding Saves Maternity/NICU
  3. Strong is today's Donna Rosenberg
  4. Marilyn 4 South
  5. Waiting for the storm to Mital Patel
  6. Lady Andrea Flagg
  7. The reasons birds can Helen Flagg
  8. Let's hear it for the Arlene Heitzmann
  9. Hope and Norma Zagreda
  10. Lisa Iodie/Radiology
  11. Hope is as deep the Susan Cornelius
  12. Life is a Andrea Flagg
  13. Love, Faith, Janice McConville
  14. Fight like a Marthia Nichols
  15. Mardi Bra Dr Chika Madu
  16. Ribbons, Spice and Everything Andrea Flagg
  17. From Darkness to Light...Ginny Layton-Dicheck
  18. Ladybug... Jeanine Giordano
  19. The Secret Garden...Deborah Glatz
  20. Les Cage aux Folles...Kathy Kiernan
  21. Kiss...Angie Volpe





Hudson Valley Hospital Center is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the community and to providing quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate, professional, respectful manner, without regard to race, religion, national origin or disease category. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment, education and preventive services, the Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life in the community.  In fulfilling this mission, the Hospital will strive to continuously improve the care provided and develop and offer programs, facilities, systems and alliances that most effectively respond to community health care needs.  Hudson Valley Hospital Center is located on Route 202 (1980 Crompond Road) in Cortlandt Manor, New York. Call 914-737-9000 or visit