Published On: Thu, Oct 21st, 2010

JARC KICKS OFF BREAST CANCER MONTH!

COMPLIMENTARY PINK THEMED TEA” FEATURING DR. LOUISE MORRELL
Medical Oncologist, Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Institute for Women’s Health & Wellness/Center for Breast Care

JARC (Jewish Association for Residential Care) hosted “Pinking of U”, a pink themed afternoon tea featuring keynote speaker Dr. Louise Morrell of Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Institute for Women’s Health & Wellness/Center for Breast Care. The high tea and presentation took place at JARC’s Living and Learning Center in West Boca Raton on Monday, October 4, 2010 at 2:00pm.

The guests, community friends of JARC along with JARC clients were clad in pink attire to promote breast cancer awareness. Guests enjoyed tea sandwiches, pastries, pink lemonade, mini pink cupcakes and other sweet treats made by the clients of the JARC Gourmet Cafe. OPI, a professional nail care company generously donated a bottle of pink polish in support of breast cancer awareness to each guest. BRRH also donated wellness calendars along with tabletop purse hangers for each guest.

Dr. Morrell gave a brief discussion on breast cancer followed by a brief Q & A session.

The Kathryn Krickstein Pressel MammoVan was also on site to offer mobile mammography and tours.

“As a community partner as well and agency committed to the well being of men and women with disabilities, we were delighted to host this event and look forward to partnering with Boca Raton Regional Hospital on more events such as this”, states JARC Executive Director, Dr. Debra C. Hallow.

About JARC
The Jewish Association for Residential Care (JARC) is a nonsectarian organization which provides group homes, apartments and vocational training for adults with development disabilities.  The mission in partnership with the families of the clients is to promote independence dignity and self-respect in order to create more fulfilling lives. For more information, to become a much needed donor or volunteer, please visit www.jarcfl.org .

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