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PALM COAST, Fla., October 29, 2015 – On Oct. 28, Nancy Gibbs and the Tom Gibbs Chevrolet team donated $10,848 to Florida Hospital Flagler’s Pink Army campaign, which provides screening mammograms, diagnostic studies and education to local women in need.
These funds were raised during the second annual Florida Hospital Flagler Pink Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn in Palm Coast and efforts from the Flagler Beach Corvette Club.
"Nancy is truly an amazing and inspiring woman,” said John Subers, executive director of the Florida Hospital Foundations in Volusia and Flagler counties. “Her hard work and passion helps us educate women in our community on the importance of breast cancer screenings and will provide qualified local women mammograms and other diagnostic services.”
The Florida Hospital Pink Army campaign began in Volusia and Flagler counties in the fall of 2010 and is aimed at enlisting individuals to help create greater awareness about the life-saving benefits of annual mammograms and early detection. In its first year alone, the Pink Army enlisted more than 6,000 “soldiers” to battle breast cancer. Now, armed with more than 53,000 soldiers, the Pink Army movement has swept across the state, encouraging Central Floridians to join this important cause. Florida Hospital Pink Army is on active duty in the following counties: Flagler, Hardee, Highlands, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia. To learn more about the Florida Hospital Pink Army, visit www.JoinThePinkArmy.com or visit our Facebook page.
About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 45 hospital campuses and nearly 8,300 licensed beds in 10 states. With 99-beds, Florida Hospital Flagler employs nearly 1,000 caregivers. Florida Hospital Flagler is comprised of the hospital’s main campus; Town Center Surgery, a freestanding outpatient center; and the Parkway Medical Plaza which includes a walk-in clinic, laboratory, imaging and women’s center and physician offices. For more information, call (386) 586-2000 or visit www.FloridaHospitalFlagler.com.
Nancy and Bob Gibbs (center) and the Tom Gibbs Chevrolet team donated $10,848 to Florida Hospital Flagler’s Pink Army campaign on Oct. 28. The funds will help the hospital provide screening mammograms, diagnostic studies and education to local women in need.