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CKHS Teams with Marple Newtown Soccer Association for ‘Pink in the Park’

Crozer-Keystone Health System representatives pose with the pink soccer balls donated to soccer teams playing that day. From left to right are Barbara Morley, Debra Simon, Mary Rooney, Alicia McCann and Marie DeStefano.

Marisa Stracciolini, 7, of Broomall
participates in the “Kick for a Cure” game at
the event as her father Charles Stacciolini,
left and Ken DeStefano look on.

Delaware County Memorial Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System Cancer Services partnered with the Marple Newtown Soccer Association for “Pink in the Park,” an event aimed at raising awareness of breast health and breast cancer. The event was held on Oct. 16, at the Russell Elementary School Fields in Broomall.

Pink in the Park featured a range of events and activities, including:

  • Pink soccer balls supplied to each team playing that day.
  • Free breast health information provided by DCMH/Crozer-Keystone healthcare providers.
  • Mammogram sign-ups.
  • Raffles for soccer balls, including one signed by players from the Philadelphia Union.
  • “Kick for a Cure” game staffed by Malvern High School soccer players that will raise money for breast cancer research and care. All participants will receive a prize.
  • Drills and stretching instruction provided by representatives of the HealthplexÒ Sports Club in Springfield.

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