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In the Pink Tennis Tournament

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, In The Pink will take place on Saturday, October 17th.  This year's tournament will be a one-day only event with no mixed doubles on Friday evening.  Farmington, Boar's Head, Keswick Hall and Glenmore will be limiting play to those who are members of their respective clubs.  Juniors In Pink (ages 10-18; boys and girls) will be offered at Boar's Head, but limited to Boar's Head members.  Each facility is taking special precautions to protect players and avoid the spread of COVID-19 by creating safe social distancing measures, including only using outdoor courts, and strictly following Centers for Disease Control and state public health guidelines.  The Women's Committee hosts this tournament to raise funds to support Marianne's Room and patient services offered through the Cancer Resource Center.   

Contact your participating

Club Pro to register: 

 

Keswick:  Tristan Venables  tvenables@keswick.com

Glenmore:  Mark Ryman  mark@theclubatglenmore.com 

Farmington:  Ronnie Haas  rhass@fccva.com

Boar's Head: Troy Porco  tporco@boarsheadresort.com  

 

 

Saturday, October 17th

9:00am to 12:00pm

Women In Pink, Men In Pink

and Juniors In Pink

 

We're keeping a close eye on the evolving COVID-19 situation and will keep you informed of any updates related to this event as we move forward.

Questions or late registrations? Please call the Foundation office at 434.654.8258 or email  Anjula Joseph, ITP Chair or  Mary Rutherford, ITP Committee Member.

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.

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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