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Out & About: Westmoreland Walks satisfies passion for fashion

Shirley McMarlin

Westmoreland Walks organizers displayed their passion for fashion — and for their cause — at the second annual Passionately Pink Fashion Show, held May 11 in the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity.

Close to 100 ladies and a few gents gathered to see what’s hot this season from Betsy’s of Ligonier, Cabi, Crossroads Boutique & Cattiva, Descendants, MB Bride, Post & Rail Men’s Shop and Simplicity Boutique.

The guys were the first to strut their stuff, with Dirk Matson, John Munsch, Bill Brown and Scott Haines representing Post & Rail. In addition to their fashion sense, event co-chair Kathy Brown said, the four bleed blue and white as Penn State grads.

Joining Brown in organizing the event were co-chair Cheryl McMullen, Rose Buric, Rebecca Hazy, Kim Yagla, Cindy Shaffer, Cricket Rizzo, Debbie Weinstein, Wendy Lint and Connie Tamewitz.

Now in its 18th year, Westmoreland Walks was created to help Westmoreland County women through breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and life afterward.

The organization has raised more that $800,000, with $668,000 going to the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition and $35,000 to Pink Ribbon Scholarships for county high school students.

Other initiatives include an annual Spa Serenity Day for women going through treatment and Pink Ribbon Walk, scheduled this year for Oct. 5 at Twin Lakes Park.

Seen: Olga Herbert, Yvonne Stack, Annie Urban, Pam Stablein, Malinda Sherid, Tracie Elliott, Patty Elliott, Nikki Cecchini and daugther Sophia, Theresa Matson, Tommie Korneke, Pat Majcher, Mary Ann Calabrase, Sue White, Colleen Suchko and her daughter Olivia Suchko, the 2018 Miss Pennsylvania USA.

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter .


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(From left) Miss Pennsylvania USA 2018 Olivia Suchko joins her mother, Colleen Suchko, both of Belle Vernon, for a photo during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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Models, Sophia Cecchini, 1, of New Alexandria, modeling for Descendants Children’s Boutique in Greensburg, and her grandmother, Malinda Sherid of Hempfield, modeling for Crossroads Boutique in Greensburg pose for a photo during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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Event chairs (from left) Cheryl McMullen and Kathy Brown, Westmoreland Walks president, pose for a photo during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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Tracey Koleck of Pittsburgh, models a selection from Cabi during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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Kim Bellas of Ligonier models a selection from Cabi during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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Glenda Dickson of Ligonier models a selection from Betsy’s of Ligonier during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show, held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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Julie Sarault of Ligonier models a selection from Betsy’s of Ligonier during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show, held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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John Munsch, a former Westmoreland Walks scholarship recipient, models a selection from The Post and Rail Men’s Shop in Ligonier, during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show, held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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Bill Brown models a selection from The Post and Rail Men’s Shop in Ligonier during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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(From left) Paula Maloney of Latrobe, Gloria Kontir of Greensburg, Darlene Davis of Spring Church, Armstrong County, and Patty Kummick of Greensburg gather for a photo during the Westmoreland Walks Passionately Pink Fashion Show held at the Christ Our Shepherd Center in Unity on Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2019.
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