WHAT: Local Firefighters sold t-shirts during the month of October to raise money for cancer patients in our community and will present 10 cancer patients each with a check. Members of the media are invited to attend.
WHEN: Wednesday December 12, at 1 p.m.
WHERE: W. Temple Webber Cancer Center at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System
WHY: The AFGE Local 1029 raised $5,000 to go to area cancer patients by selling t-shirts in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
NOTE: This is their sixth year to donate $500 per patient – that’s 45 patients and $22,500.00 total!
As a member of the local media you are invited to attend. If you would like to schedule an interview with CHRISTUS St. Michael staff, please contact Stacye Magness at (903) 614-2015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System is nestled within over 128 acres of oak, pine, and dogwood trees along Interstate 30 in Texarkana, Texas. Its central location in Northeast Texas allows CHRISTUS St. Michael to serve residents of Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.
CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System includes a 311-bed acute care hospital, the 50-bed CHRISTUS St. Michael Rehabilitation Hospital, the 43-bed CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital – Atlanta, the W. Temple Webber Cancer Center, CHRISTUS St. Michael Imaging Center, CHRISTUS St. Michael Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, CHRISTUS St. Michael Day Rehabilitation; CHRISTUS St. Michael Wound Care Center; CHRISTUS St. Michael Health & Fitness Center, CHRISTUS St. Michael Outpatient Rehabilitation Center – Atlanta, CHRISTUS St. Michael Health & Fitness Center-Atlanta, and more.
Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to every individual we serve.