Recap; Breast Cancer Charity Event

In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness this past month, I was excited to be part of a wonderful event honoring breast cancer survivors. Hosted by the lovely Charlotte Street, executive producer of Charlotte Street Lively Living, the event was a great tribute celebrating women and their stories of strength and courage.

Charlotte’s dedication to influence and beautify women was showcased by her talent as a makeup artist. She gifted her time and energy for a fantastic makeover to a wonderful cancer survivor. The highlight of our evening was the gratitude that was ensued by the receiver, her son and the audience as a whole.

FoxCT anchor, Erika Arias interviews Charlotte Street and breast cancer survivor Carmen Cruz on FoxCT about the makeover and charity event. (Image courtesy FoxCT.)
charlottestreetFOXCTCarmenCruz#charlottestreetlivelylivingevent1Carmen Cruz, breast cancer survivor, was the recipient of a fabulous makeover by Charlotte Street. carmencruzmakeovercharity1carmencruzcancermakeover2A few inspirational words honoring breast cancer survivors and their challenges and hard work.cancermakeovereventGuest speaker Carolyn Vermont, VP of National Black Assoc.
carolynvermontGuest speaker Kathy McShane, Managing Director, Ladies Who Launch.kathymcshaneGuest speaker David Fabi, renowned International Hair Colourist Consultant.charlottestreetDavidFabi(All images courtesy Ernest Henderson Photography)

The evening was a “celebration of life.” Charlotte and her crew were amazing and all the special guests were filled with appreciation by Charlotte’s dedication of love and beauty.  Without a doubt, the act of giving back is a tremendous way to show gratitude and appreciation for what we believe in. To make someone feel special, to uplift and empower, that’s Charlotte’s mantra, if only for a day, it’s worth more than words can say.


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