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More than 500 Breast Cancer Survivors and Community Supporters to Attend Annual 'Praise is The Cure' Event
Date:10/2/2009

Keystone Mercy Health Plan Joins Anita T. Conner and Mount Airy Church of God in Christ for A Day of Breast Health Awareness, Education and Screenings

Philadelphia, Pa. (Vocus) October 2, 2009 -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan, the largest Medical Assistance managed care organization in Pennsylvania, in conjunction with Praise is The Cure and the Health Ministry Program will have a day-long celebration of breast cancer awareness, which will include a "pamper party" reception for more than 500 breast cancer survivors. Throughout the day there will be mammograms, health screenings and informative workshops focused on cancer prevention, detection and treatment. In addition, there will be a Gospel Concert featuring Grammy nominated gospel artist Byron Cage, Lonnie Hunter and the Brockington Ensemble.

The event is part of the Praise is The Cure Weekend, which is a George E. Thorne Development Center (GETDC) project centered on cancer awareness and is hosted by the Mount Airy Church of God in Christ. The Health Ministry Program is celebrating its tenth year. The program was developed by Keystone Mercy Health Plan, as part of a faith based initiative to address the health care needs of the communities they serve.

When:    
Saturday, October 3, 2009
Mammography Screenings: 9:00am-4pm
Health Fair/Workshops: 3:00pm-6:00pm
Cancer Survivors "Pamper Party" Reception: 4:00pm-6:30pm
Welcoming Remarks: 6:30pm-7pm
Gospel Concert: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Where:   
Mount Airy Church of God in Christ
6401 Ogontz Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19126

Who:       

 
  • Gospel Artists, Byron Cage, Lonnie Hunter and the Brockington Ensemble
  • Maria Pajil Battle, senior vice president, Public Affairs, Marketing, Keystone Mercy Health Plan
  • Anita T. Conner, founder, George E. Thorne Development Center and Praise is The Cure
  • Bishop Ernest Morris, pastor, Mount Airy Church of God in Christ
  • Mel Donaldson, actor, playwright, Freedom Theatre

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