“Testies for Breasties” Fundraiser to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research on Saturday

October 6, 2013 at 11:57 AM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - On Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8 p.m. until closing, the Shillelagh Club in West Orange will be the site of a benefit to raise money in support of breast cancer research, cure and prevention. Organized by Livingston residents Chris Wightman, a testicular cancer survivor, and Michael Tevlin, whose wife is a breast cancer survivor, “Testies for Breasties” is on it’s third year of fundraising for the cause. The fundraiser will cost $30 a person and includes food, beverages and entertainment. The club is located at 648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange.

Shillelagh Club, located at 648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange  Credit: Google Maps 

Included in the admission price for those in attendance will be food, beer, wine, raffles and live entertainment by the Will O’Connor Live Acoustic Show. In addition there will also be a Silent Auction with gift certificates to local restaurants, items from local stores and show tickets.

The following weekend, on Oct. 19 and 20, the men will join with family and friends to participate in the Avon Breast Cancer Walk through New York City. Their team will walk 39.3 miles over the course of two days in an effort to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Over the past two years, the group has raised over $25,000.

From left: Michael Tevlin, Chris Wightman and Joe Fitzpatrick  Credit: Michael Tevlin

“I want to thank everyone for their support over these past three years on our New York Avon Walk journey,” commented Tevlin. “Every dollar counts and donations enable doctors, nurses, counselors, and researchers to continue their vital work and make sure that women and men facing a breast cancer diagnosis can get the care and treatment they desperately need.”

Online Donation
For those who are unable to attend the event, or who would like to make a contribution, the link to make a donation is available online here.

Further Information
For further information contact Michael Tevlin by email at mtevlin4@verizon.net

Credit: Michael Tevlin

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