PR: Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winners

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PR: Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winners

WEIRTON, WV – CHANGE, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners for Paint the Valley Pink ‘15. For the past few years, CHANGE, Inc. has hosted a similar event known as Paint the Town Pink, which included the city of Weirton, but last year, they expanded it to include Hancock and Brooke Counties in West Virginia, along with Jefferson County, Ohio.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 - Winners & Participants“Our mission with Paint the Valley Pink is to get our local businesses involved and help educate our residents about breast cancer and the importance of having annual screenings for early detection,” said Judy Raveaux, CEO of CHANGE, Inc.. “Throughout twelve communities, we are happy to report that 74 local businesses decorated and took on the challenge of raising breast cancer awareness.”

CHANGE, Inc.’s Board of Directors, management and staff would like to thank the mayors for not only making the tough decision of selecting a winner, but agreeing to participate in their respective community. The winners were presented with a beautiful wooden pink ribbon trophy handcrafted by Mr. Dave Petroskey and his daughter, Renee.

Again, CHANGE, Inc. would like to thank those who participated in this year’s campaign and for bringing breast cancer awareness to the Ohio Valley.

See our winners below! Click on the thumbnail for a larger view.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Beech Bottom: Valley Haven

Kristen Stotler, Administrator of Valley Haven Geriatric Center, was presented with a trophy by Mayor Rebecca Uhlly of Beech Bottom for being the best decorated in Beech Bottom for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Bloomingdale: Jefferson Landmark, Inc.

Jennifer Simms, Administrative Assistant at Jefferson Landmark, Inc., and fellow staff were presented with a trophy by Bloomingdale mayor, David Gaffney, and Brianne Orr of CHANGE, Inc. for being the best decorated in Bloomingdale for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Chester: Hancock Co Savings Bank

Catherine Ferrari, President & CEO of Hancock County Savings Bank, and team members were presented with a trophy by Mayor Larry Forsythe of Chester and Judy Raveaux, CEO of CHANGE, Inc., for being the best decorated in Chester for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Follansbee (Tie): First National Bank

Mayor David Velegol presented a trophy to Cindy Kocher, branch manager, and team members of First National Bank who tied for 1st place for best decorated in Follansbee for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Follansbee: Follansbee Pharmacy

Mayor David Velegol presented a trophy to Darion Cole, Pharmacy Technician, and staff of Follansbee Pharmacy, who tied for 1st place for the best decorated in Follansbee for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - New Cumberland: Hancock Co Health Dept

New Cumberland Mayor, Linda McNeil, and Judy Raveaux, CEO of CHANGE, Inc., presented a trophy to Jackie Huff, Administrator and TP Coordinator of the Hancock County Health Department, and staff for being the best decorated in New Cumberland for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Richmond: TS Electric

Richmond Mayor, Harry Thomas, presented a trophy to Jason Eddy and co-owners, Ed Wickham and Marla Wickham, of TS Electric for being the best decorated in Richmond for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Downtown Steubenville: City of Steubenville Parks & Recreation Dept.

Mayor Domenick Mucci of Steubenville and Melissa DeFrances of CHANGE, Inc. presented a trophy to Mary Beth Sills, Director, and Simon Feaster, Recreational Aide, of the City of Steubenville Parks & Recreation Dept. for being the best decorated in downtown Steubenville for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Uptown Steubenville: First Choice America

Steubenville Mayor, Domenick Mucci, presented a trophy to Terri Falasca, Steubenville Assistant Manager, and team members of First Choice America CFCU for being the best decorated in uptown Steubenville for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Tiltonsville: Huntington Bank

Tiltonsville Mayor, Kris Prati, presented a trophy to Sherry Thomas, Branch Manager, and Taylor Thorman of Huntington Bank for being the best decorated in Tiltonsville for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Toronto: Huntington Bank

Mayor John Parker presented a trophy to Sarah Constantine, team member at Huntington Bank, for being the best decorated in Toronto for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Downtown Weirton: First Choice America

Mayor Harold Miller of Weirton and Judy Raveaux, CEO of CHANGE, Inc., presented a trophy to Nancy Buchanan and team members of First Choice America CFCU for being the best decorated in downtown Weirton for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Uptown Weirton: Fox's Pizza Den

Mayor Harold Miller of Weirton presented a trophy to Kathi Eastham, owner of Fox’s Pizza Den, for being the best decorated in uptown Weirton for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Wellsburg: HealthSource of Wellsburg

Dr. Tara Thomforde and staff of HealthSource of Wellsburg were presented with a trophy by Mayor Sue Simonetti of Wellsburg for being the best decorated in Wellsburg for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Wintersville: First Choice America

Juanita Barrett, Wintersville Branch Manager of First Choice America CFCU, was presented with a trophy by Mayor Robert Gale for being tied for the best decorated in Wintersville for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.

Paint the Valley Pink 2015 Winner - Wintersville: Dixon Rehabilitation

Mayor Robert Gale presented a trophy to Victoria GIlliam, Activities Director, and Donna Coffman, Activities Assistant, at Dixon Rehabilitation for being tied for best decorated in Wintersville for CHANGE, Inc.’s Paint the Valley Pink 2015 campaign.