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Mary Branham, Director, Communications
Flaget Cancer Center to Honor Survivors
During Celebration of Life Picnic
Event on Sunday, September 16, on Flaget Cancer Center Lawn
Bardstown, Ky. (August 22, 2018) – Flaget Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center will honor local cancer survivors and their families during a Celebration of Life picnic in September. The event will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, September 16, on the Flaget Cancer Center Lawn, located at 4359 New Shepherdsville Road in Bardstown. Cancer Center physicians and staff members will be on hand to celebrate with survivors and community members during the free event.
The Celebration of Life picnic is open to all cancer survivors. A picnic lunch will be provided, and guests can enjoy a photo booth, music, and additional activities for families and children. Survivors can also participate in an art project to commemorate the special day.
“We want to celebrate those who have survived cancer, and provide them with a special day dedicated to all survivors,” said Monte Martin, MD, medical oncologist, Flaget Cancer Center. “We look forward to a fun-filled day celebrating our local survivors and their families.”
For more information on the Celebration of Life picnic, call 502.350.5700.
About Flaget Memorial Hospital
Flaget Memorial Hospital is located in Bardstown, KY. The 52-bed facility provides care for patients from Nelson, Hardin, Marion, Washington, Spencer, Bullitt and LaRue counties. The award-winning hospital was founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Nationally recognized for orthopedic care, surgical care and inpatient satisfaction, the hospital offers a complete array of services, including cancer care, weight loss surgery, cosmetic care, pain management, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and maternity care. The Cancer Center is proud to be able to provide full support and cancer care to patients through its medical and radiation oncology programs.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and includes hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.