Breast Cancer Awareness Month will launch on Tuesday, October 3 at 5:30
pm, with "Light the Town Pink" on the Jackson Town Square, marked
by pink lights on the southeast antler arch.
The evening will feature information on cancer services and brief remarks
about local advances and resources for the early detection and treatment
of breast cancer.
"We have already seen advances in breast cancer detection with the
use of the new 3D mammography equipment," said Karen Connelly, communications
officer at St. John’s Medical Center. "Light the Town Pink
helps us remember the importance of health screenings, celebrate survivors,
and learn what resources are available."
Remarks will begin at 6:00 pm, followed by a ceremony to recognize cancer
survivors. The event will also feature a free raffle, refreshments, and
giveaways. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the
St. John’s Medical Center and St. John’s Hospital Foundation
thank Soroptimist of Jackson Hole, Stripping for a Cure, Jackson Hole
Women’s Bowling Association, the Community Foundation of Jackson
Hole, and donors to the Foundation for supporting the Women’s Health
Care Fund. The purchase of the 3D mammography was made possible by St.
John’s Auxiliary, the Teton Pines Women’s Golf Association,
and individual donors to the St. John’s Hospital Foundation.
Media contact: Karen Connelly, 307 739 7380 or
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St. John's Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered
clinical excellence and community wellness through a full-service hospital,
primary care and specialty physician practices, and a long-term care Living Center.
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objectives of St. John’s Medical Center, including patient-centered
care, clinical excellence, and community wellness.