Field of Flowers and Memorial Healthcare System invite women to learn about breast health at a Pink Tea on Saturday, October 22nd, 12-1 pm, at the Field of Flowers flower market in Davie.
10.11.2011– Davie, FL. – Field of Flowers and Memorial Healthcare System are offering a series of cancer education sessions at the conveniently located flower market, and invite you to a Pink Tea, breast cancer education session from 12:00 – 1:00pm on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Field of Flowers, 5101 S. University Drive, Davie, FL 33328.
Wear a bit of pink (or just enjoy the pink flowers), sip a spot of tea and have some tempting treats while sharing knowledge and support of other women. Breast health professionals will teach the Triple Touch breast self examination techniques recommended by the American Cancer Society. Health Professionals and a breast cancer survivor will also be available to answer questions.
Attendees are welcome to browse the flower market, and then join the Pink Tea in Field of Flower’s private event and meeting space. All women are invited. RSVP to Amber Fitzpatrick at Field of Flowers, 954.680.2406 x.177 or amberf (at) fieldofflowers (dot) com.
The Pink Tea Guest Speakers from Memorial Healthcare System:
Triple Touch Self Breast Exam – Linda Simpson
Radiology – Dr. Rakesh Parbhu & Rosie Garcia
Hematology/Oncology – Dr. Mindy Williams
Breast Cancer Survivor – Carolyn Newman
The current schedule for Memorial Healthcare Systems’ cancer education sessions at Field of Flowers Davie flower market is as follows:
Pink Tea, an education session celebrating Breast Health Month
Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Thyroid Disease education session
Saturday, November 5th, 2011
A session on Prostate Cancer was held on September 24th.
The organizations are building on their prior co-sponsored events and the success of mammogram screenings promoted last Mother’s Day. Memorial Healthcare System’s Mammovan parked at the Field of Flowers’ Davie store, providing breast cancer awareness and offering mammography screenings at a discount with a coupon distributed by for Field of Flowers.
About Field of Flowers: Field of Flowers brings the gardens of the world to your home – flowers bursting with color, fragrance, hope and love. Its flower markets, open 7 days a week in Davie and Boca Raton, are filled every day with over 150 fresh cut flower varieties available by the stem, bunch, bouquet or elegant floral arrangement. Flowers and seasonal gifts are delivered for birthdays and all occasions in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties in refrigerated trucks to preserve the highest quality and beauty for your gift. The markets also include all the flowers, foliage, plants, and supplies needed for consumers to create and share their own unique flower displays. To learn more, visit http://www.fieldofflowers.com or call 954.680.2406.
About Memorial Healthcare System: Memorial Healthcare System is the fifth-largest public healthcare system in the country. It is a national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction and has been ranked in Modern Healthcare magazine’s list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Its facilities include Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Regional Hospital South, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Manor nursing home. Learn more at http://www.mhs.net
About the American Cancer Society: The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. As a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers, we fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. We save lives by helping people stay well be preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; and by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass law to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight. As the nation’s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, contributing more than $3.5 billion, we turn what we know about cancer into what we do. As a result, more than 11 million people in America who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it would be celebrating birthdays this year. To learn more about us or to get help, call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit http://www.cancer.org