Media Advisory, Contact: Jim Leydon, Communications Director
Springfield and Rays of Hope to Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Who: Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Representatives from Baystate Health Foundation and Rays of Hope
Event: Proclamation Presentation in Recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.
Place: Springfield City Hall, Front Steps, Springfield, MA 01103
October 16, 2015 -Springfield, MA- Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will present a mayoral proclamation in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month while Springfield city employees will be wearing pink and denim. Currently celebrating 22 years, Rays of Hope has raised over $12.4 million to improve the breast health of people in our communities.
Rays of Hope provides funding to breast health programs at Baystate Regional Cancer Program’s Comprehensive Breast Center as well as the breast cancer care programs at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and several community organizations, including Cancer House of Hope and Cancer Connection.