Cocktail Reception Kicks Off the 2011 Maurer Foundation Pink Diamond Dinner

Cocktails, scrumptious appetizers, and great networking the evening of April 12 marked the official kick-off of the Maurer Foundation Pink Diamond Dinner this June. The Pink Diamond Dinner Kick-Off Cocktail Reception was attended by dozens including Maurer Foundation board members, volunteers, founder Dr. Virginia Maurer, honoree John King, past year’s honoree Thomas J. Murray, CPA, and employees of J. Kings Food Service Professionals, Inc. and Capital One Bank.

The reception was a celebratory preview of the Pink Diamond Dinner, the Maurer Foundation’s annual gala dedicated to raising money for breast health education. This year’s theme is “A Night at the Casino” and will feature gaming, fabulous prizes, and many more surprises. To register for or sponsor the Pink Diamond Dinner, held June 11 at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook, please visit

For honoree John King’s video preview of the Dinner, shot at the Reception, visit

For the complete Reception event photos, visit the Maurer Foundation’s Facebook profile at

The Maurer Foundation ( is a 501(3)c non-profit based in Mineola, NY. It’s mission is to save lives through breast health education that focuses on breast cancer prevention, early detection, risk reduction and healthy lifestyle choices.