Elkhart General Hospital
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - Elkhart General Center for Cancer Services Hosts Open House

Elkhart, Ind. – Elkhart General Center for Cancer Services is hosting an open house, Hope for a Cure: An Evening of Fun, Fashion, and Inspiration to Raise Cancer Awareness, from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, in the Hospital West Wing.

There is something for everyone at the Hope for a Cure open house. Shop local retailers, and join the Elkhart General Center for Cancer Services as they provide information and education on the latest cancer prevention strategies.

Opportunities include:

  • Fashion Show featuring Jules Boutique
  • $10 Pink Hair Extensions provided by The Beauty Shoppe. Proceeds going to the Elkhart General Foundation Oncology Patient Assistance Fund (OPAF)
  • Shop local retailers. Portion of proceeds go toward the OPAF
  • Interact with those involved in cancer treatment by experiencing the Health Odyssey: A Journey through Cancer Care exhibit.
  • Physician and clinician seminars
  • Screening Mammograms* – Pre-registration required. A special gift will be given to the first 12 women who pre-register. *some restrictions apply
  • Free screenings include:
    • Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings by Otolaryngologist, John Gilbert, D.O.
    • Skin Cancer Screenings by DermaCenter PC
    • Blood Pressure and Body Fat Screenings
  • Accountable Care Act Resource Corner
  • Chair Massages
  • Exercise demos
  • Hors d’ouevres
  • Prizes
  • And much, much more

Gift bag given to the first 100 attendees.

Pre-registration is required for ONLY the mammograms. To register, please call Integrated Patient Scheduling at 574-523-3444. For event information please visit www.egh.org or call 574-523-3303. This event is free and open to the public.


For more information contact:
Shelley Rody
Media and Special Events Coordinator
Elkhart General Hospital
Beacon Health System
Phone: 574-389-5656
Email: srody@beaconhealthsystem.org
Website: www.egh.org