NEW YORK STATE'S FIRST HOTEL ROOM
UNVEILED TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER ON LONG ISLAND
Stony Brook, NY- On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. John C. Tsunis, Chairman of the New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association and owner of the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook, joined Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Legislator John M. Kennedy Jr., Legislator Kara Hahn, and Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartwright, as well as breast cancer groups and survivors, unveiled the first ever pink hotel room dedicated to breast cancer awareness on Long Island.
The luxury room, complete with shades of pink décor and artwork, was specially created by Crystal Photiou of CP Interiors in honor of those struggling with breast cancer on Long Island. Beginning October 23rd, 2014, the redesigned room will be available for guests to book all year. A portion of the proceeds from every stay will be donated to three local breast cancer organizations, Fortunato Breast Health Center, Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund and Stony Brook University Cancer Center.
Each year 1 in 8 women is diagnosed with breast cancer. The rates on Long Island are estimated to be even higher. In 2014, there have been more than 2.8 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. This includes women currently being treated and women who have finished treatment. The Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook's pink hotel room will be used to battle these numbers even after Breast Cancer Awareness Month has ended. To book this room call 631-471-8000 and ask for the PINK "Sweet"!