50 more women will get chance to ‘paint pink’   | THE DAILY HERALD

Kooyman representative Evencia Carty; Travel Planners representatives Sonia Richards and Zaida Franca-Urvina and Elektralyets Foundation President Mercedes “Elektra” van der Waals-Wyatt.



CAY HILL–The Makita Paint It Pink workshop scheduled for this Saturday, October 20, at Kooyman Megastore in Cay Hill, has gotten even bigger, thanks to Travel Planners, which will sponsor an additional 50 women to participate in the event. The do-it-yourself event usually caters to 250 women, but with Travel Planners sponsoring 50 women, this brings the number of participants for this year to 300. This year is the third edition of the Makita Paint It Pink workshop, and coordinators said it is also the biggest gathering of women who will be participating thus far.

“Hosting 300 ladies will be quite a task this year,” Kooyman Commercial Officer Evencia Carty-Seabrookes said. “But we do have a great team including staff, partners and fans who have supported this event from the very beginning. And every year the event gets even bigger and better.

“The registrations for this event were filled very quickly due to the support of the fan base and growing popularity as one of the featured workshops on the breast cancer awareness calendar of events,” Elektralyets Foundation President Mercedes “Elektra” van der Waals-Wyatt said.

The foundation thanked Travel Planners official Zaida Franca-Urvina and her team that 50 more spaces are now available to some lucky women to get a chance to experience this interactive workshop and participate in an event of sisterhood and support among women. “When it comes to breast cancer, many women need that support from their community, family, friends, loved ones and co-workers to help them go through this tough disease.

This do-it-yourself workshop will offer ladies the opportunity to build their very own table top vanity mirror, which they will have to paint pink.”

After completing their works of art, participants will be treated to free cocktails, courtesy of CC1, as well as free beauty make-overs; fashion and jewellery exhibitions and skin care demonstrations. Fun Miles will also “bring the fun” to this event with games and prizes.

New to this year’s event is the addition of breast cancer screenings, which will be available to all participants who have not gotten their breast examinations yet. Two physicians, supported by Positive Foundation, will be on-site offering breast examinations and critical information regarding breast awareness, warning signs, and self-examinations, which tie into their breast cancer awareness campaign “Feel it, Find it, Fight it.”

The Elektralyets and Positive Foundations thanked Kooyman’s official Evencia Carty, the entire staff at Kooyman Makita and Zaida Urvina-Franca and her staff at Travel Planners for their continued support. “Through these creative events we can connect with women in the community to be more open to receive breast cancer information and to be more breast aware.”

Registration for the 50 new spots opened as of Wednesday, October 17, via www.Kooymanbv.com.

Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/81754-50-more-women-will-get-chance-to-paint-pink