Crozer-Keystone Teams with Marple Newtown Soccer Association for 'Pink in the Park' Event to Raise Awareness of Breast Health
BROOMALL - 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 Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Russell Elementary School Fields, 2201 Sproul Road in Broomall. October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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 Healthplex® Sports Club in Springfield.
- Pink in the Park was one of a variety of events Crozer-Keystone is participating in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Crozer-Keystone Health System is the county’s leading provider of cancer care services. Visit http://ckcancer.crozer.org or call 1-866-695-HOPE (1-866-695-4673) to learn more or to request a prompt appointment with a Crozer-Keystone physician who treats cancer patients.