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In the Pink Tennis Tournament

On October 13th and 14th The Women's Committee will host a doubles tennis tournament and a Kids In Pink clinic to raise funds to support Marianne's Room and patient services offered through the Cancer Resource Center.  This year there will be some new and exciting options for tennis players of all abilities to join in the fun and support this worthy cause.  Mixed doubles will be offered Friday evening, October 13th at the beautiful Keswick Hall & Estates, and Kids In Pink, to include clinic and match play time, will be offered Saturday, October 14th at Boar's Head Sports Club. Men In Pink will continue to be offered at ACAC and Women In Pink will be held concurrently at Boar's Head, Farmington, Forest Lakes and Glenmore.

Friday, October 13th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Mixed In Pink

Saturday, October 14th from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Women In Pink, Men In Pink and Kids In Pink

Registration Now Open!

Generous support from sponsors and supporters for this event provides the resources to help fund Marianne's Room, Palliative Care and Caring Embrace at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.  ITP serves to raise awareness of breast cancer and provide our community the opportunity to support this worthy cause.

Questions?  Please call the Foundation office at 434.654.8258 or email Bonnie Hagerman and Amy Nolasco, ITP Co-Chairs

Marianne's Room

Marianne's Room was established in 2002 as a resource center for women diagnosed with cancer. The special room, named in memory of Marianne Zirkle who succumbed to cancer in 1998, provides wigs, scarves, special "Chemo Caps", soft post-operative prosthesis requested by mastectomy patients and other services and support to assist women through their cancer treatment at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care aims to relieve suffering and improve quality of life for patients with advanced illness and for their families. Palliative Care is provided by an interdisciplinary team and offered in conjunction with all other appropriate forms of medical treatment, especially to support pain and symptom management.

Caring Embrace

Caring Embrace involves community members, Martha Jefferson employees, friends and volunteers who gather together weekly in the hospital lobby to knit or crochet shawls for people in need to caring, compassion and comfort. These shawls symbolize the caring embrace and Caring Tradition of the Martha Jefferson family. Proceeds from ITP funds the yarn and knitting materials.

In The Pink Sponsors

 

 

 

MARTHA JEFFERSON HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

500 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911
Phone: (434) 654-8258
Fax: (434) 654-7316
MJH_Foundation@sentara.com

 

 

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