Pink Tie Gala held to raise money for Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation

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WOODBURY -

Long Islanders raised big bucks Monday night at a star-studded event in Woodbury.

More than 2,500 people sported their best pink outfits at the "Pink Tie Gala."

It's the Island's largest networking fundraiser, to raise money for the Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation.

News 12 Long Island's Elisa DiStefano was the emcee of the event.

The night raised over $500,000 for cancer research.

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