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Barbara Mackovic, Senior Manager
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Event on Friday, October 20 at Mellwood Arts Center
Louisville, Ky. (October 11, 2017) — Dress up, walk the pink carpet and dance the night away, all for a wonderful cause. The 6th annual UofL Health/102.3 Jack FM PINK PROM will take place on Friday, October 20 at the Mellwood Arts Center, from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. The event will feature live acoustic performances from Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October, and David Shaw and Zack Feinberg of The Revivalists.
Proceeds from the event will go to UofL Health Cancer Care, and will benefit breast screenings and supplies for patients at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital through the UofL Health - Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation, part of UofL Health.
“We are thrilled to be part of this event, which helps give back to local community members and also promotes an important cause such as breast cancer screenings,” said Leslie Buddeke Smart, president, UofL Health - Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation. “When breast cancer is detected early, the chance of survival is higher. We want to help women in our community receive a screening, so they can fight this disease even sooner and beat it.”
“In 2016, this event was named one of the top charity events and best live entertainment in the city of Louisville,” said Joey Wagner, Partner, Eventris; Co-Creator, PINK PROM. “This year will be even bigger, and we are excited to give back to such a wonderful cause, helping local women in the Louisville community.”
Those attending PINK PROM must be 21 and over. While guests are encouraged to wear pink, it isn’t necessary. Dresses and suits are preferred. No jeans are allowed for this event.
UofL Health - Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation supports UofL Health’s drive for excellence by inspiring donors to make a tangible difference through their philanthropic investment in outstanding patient care facilities and services, the education of caregivers, advanced clinical research and improved access to quality medical care.
UofL Health, one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth, includes hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. UofL Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.