In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. John’s Hospital
Foundation and St. John’s Medical Center will host "Light the
Town Pink" on Tuesday, October 1 at 5:30 pm, on the Jackson Town
Square. The event will be marked by pink lights on the southwest antler
arch and a ceremony to recognize breast cancer survivors.
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.
"Our community has offered tremendous support, allowing us to acquire
3D mammography and brachytherapy equipment, a specialized form of radiation
therapy to treat prostate, breast, and skin cancers,” said Karen
Connelly, communications officer at St. John’s Medical Center. "This
event helps us celebrate survivors and learn about the importance of early
detection and integrated treatment options."
Remarks will begin at 5:45 pm. The event will also feature a refreshments
and giveaways. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at
the Wort Hotel.
St. John’s Medical Center and St. John’s Hospital Foundation
thank the supporters of the Women’s Health Care Fund: Soroptimist,
Stripping for a Cure, Orsetto, Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Fine
Dining Restaurant Group, and Pinky G’s Pizzeria. The brachytherapy
equipment was made possible by St. John’s Auxiliary and the Teton
Pines Women’s Golf Association.
Media contact: Karen Connelly, 307 739 7380 or
ABOUT ST. JOHN’S MEDICAL CENTER
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.
ABOUT ST. JOHN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
The mission of the St. John’s Hospital Foundation is to secure philanthropic
support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St. John’s
Medical Center, including patient-centered care, clinical excellence,
and community wellness. For more information about the Foundation, please
contact John Goettler at 307.739.7516 or