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SAN ANDREAS, CA – October 4, 2019 - Fancy pink footwear and Best of Shoe competitions will lighten the mood at an Oct. 24 event focusing on the tough subject of breast cancer.
Steps to Kick Cancer is an awareness event sponsored by Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC). Guests will enjoy a complimentary sit down lunch while learning about local resources to diagnose, treat and triumph over breast cancer. Sacramento television personality Tina Macuha will share her breast cancer journey. She is a ten year survivor and has been part of CW 31’s “Good Day Sacramento” morning show since its inception in 1995.
Pink the signature color of Breast Cancer Awareness Month has many interpretations every October. In keeping with the Kick Cancer theme, footwear goes pink at this event. Guests are urged to wear pink shoes to vie for prizes.
The Best of Shoe Art Show is drawing entries from local groups, artists and crafters. Guests will choose their favorites among the array of work reflecting the Kick Cancer theme and prizes will be awarded.
To submit an art shoe entry please call 209.754.5919 by Oct. 20.
High level hospitality, including a special tent pavilion set up for the occasion on the hospital grounds, is made possible through partnerships with Mark Twain Health Care District, Sierra Pacific Industries and the Calaveras Cancer Support Group Fund of the Calaveras Community Foundation.
The luncheon will be catered by MTMC’s popular Carmen’s Cafe. Assisting with hospitality will be members of Soroptimist International of Calaveras County and the Calaveras Cancer Support Group and MTMC Hospital Volunteers.
Local businesses wishing to donate a door prize can contact Nicki Stevens at 209.754.5919.
Seating is limited and reservations are required. Contact Nicki Stevens, MTMC Manager of Marketing & Business Development, at 209.754.5919.
[Photo: Pink Shoe decor created by the Mark Twain Medical Center Volunteers will be featured at the Oct. 24 event].
About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also one of the area’s largest employers. More than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health and a part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the nation dedicated to advancing health for all and serving communities in 21 states. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.