NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Hosts Kick-Off Rally for Support Connection Walk

Cortlandt Manor, NY - (August 13, 2014) – NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital and the Ashikari Breast Center will host a breakfast on Friday, August 22, to kick-off their joint sponsorship of the Support Connection’s annual Support-A-Walk for breast and ovarian cancer. The event will begin at 7:30 am in the Lobby of the Cancer Center, located at 1978 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor. The kick-off event will include breakfast, networking and door prize drawings as well as a chance to learn everything you need to know about the walk. Support Connection staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and to register those interested. Brochures, fliers and other materials will be available, along with information on fundraising and forming teams.

Support Connection provides a wide range of services for women with breast and ovarian cancer locally, regionally and nationally. Celebrating their 20th anniversary, Support Connection provides peer counseling, patient education, support groups for patients and families---all at no cost to the patient.

“We are very excited to host this kick-off rally for Support Connection’s 20th Anniversary “Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer,’’ said Anne Campbell-Maxwell, Director of Oncology Services at the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center. “Through our partnership with Support Connection, we are able to collaborate to provide vital support services to those dealing with breast and ovarian cancer. We wish them the best on their 20th year serving the community.’’

The Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer will take place on Sun., Oct. 5, (rain or shine) at FDR Park, Route 202, Yorktown Heights.
To sign up for the walk and create a team, visit their website at www.supportconnection.org

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NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the community and to providing quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate, professional, respectful manner, without regard to race, religion, national origin or disease category. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment, education and preventive services, the Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life in the community. In fulfilling this mission, the Hospital will strive to continuously improve the care provided and develop and offer programs, facilities, systems and alliances that most effectively respond to community health care needs. NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital is located on Route 202 (1980 Crompond Road) in Cortlandt Manor, New York. Call 914-737-9000 or visit hvhc.npgdev.com