‘Just For You Event’ Celebrates Cancer Center Patients

October 16, 2007

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, a special event to honor patients’ courage, strength and hope will be held at the WFUBMC Comprehensive Cancer Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the second floor.
This FREE event will feature a NASCAR theme and special visitor, driver Cale Gale, who will be there from 10 a.m. to noon. Patients are encouraged to participate in the Just For You event, a day of pampering with refreshments, makeovers, massages, manicures, hair cuts and styling. Live music will be provided throughout the day and includes the choral group Sugar Stiks, Mary Simmons, a floutist, as well as Chuck Harmon, a hammer dulcimer player, and Danny Crouse, providing Top 40 tunes. Families, children and caregivers are welcome, too.

Media Contacts: Bonnie Davis, 336-716-4977, bdavis@wfubmc.edu, or Shannon Koontz, 336-716-2415, at shkoontz@wfubmc.edu

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,154 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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