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Dancing all over breast cancer

Just about the only thing that wasn’t pink was the check that was presented to K Miller Photography

Just about the only thing that wasn’t pink was the check that was presented to Keeley Martin (center) of Sloan-Kettering Memorial Hospital.

Getting into the spirit of the day are (from left) paraprofessional Griselda Gon Miller Photography

Getting into the spirit of the day are (from left) paraprofessional Griselda Gonzalez and teachers Denise Eilbott and Rashmita Patel.

Paraprofessional Rose Kassler is pink from head to toe. Miller Photography

Paraprofessional Rose Kassler is pink from head to toe.

It was an achievement worth celebrating: PS 233 in Flushing raised more than $2,000 for breast cancer research. Students and staff of PS 233 and the four other schools located in IS 25 — all schools for children with multiple handicaps — marked the fund-raising feat with the third annual Pink Dance, an afternoon of dancing, games and snacks on Dec. 4 that included the entire school community. To everyone’s delight, Mr. Met, the official mascot of the Mets baseball team, joined in the festivities. There were even pink boxing gloves for anyone going a round with the boxing bag.

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