Lewistown Hospital Named Pink Zone Beneficiary

January 05, 2012

Proceeds to benefit Hospital's Breast Care Center

The Breast Care Center at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital will be one of six beneficiaries of monies raised from the WBCA Pink Zone at Penn State event held on Sunday, February 26 as the Lady Lions take on Minnesota at the Bryce Jordan Center. As a Pink Zone recipient, Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital is encouraged to help raise awareness of the event and raise funds within Mifflin and Juniata counties.

The WBCA Pink Zone at Penn State is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and its goal is to raise funds for breast cancer awareness, research and education. Each year the Penn State Lady Lions raise monies for breast cancer related charities. In addition to Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital’s Breast Care Center, this year’s recipients will also include: Mount Nittany Medical Center, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, and J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital.

How can the community help?

•Invite a breast cancer survivor to attend the game. Breast cancer survivors receive one free ticket plus up to three more for family/friends. For more information call (717) 242-7142.

•Attend the game with family or friends.

•Become a sponsor and encourage others to do the same. Call (717) 242-7365 for more sponsorship information.

•Purchase an official Pink Zone t-shirt available at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Call (717) 242-7464 for T-shirt information.