Free Event Celebrates Cancer Survivors, Family Members, Caregivers
Leonardtown, Maryland (May 31, 2017) – MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital will hold a community picnic in conjunction with National Cancer Survivors Day® beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 4, under the white tent on the hospital’s front lawn. Hosted by the hospital’s Cancer Care & Infusion Services (CCIS), the community picnic will feature a home-style Southern-cooked meal, entertainment and inspirational speakers.
“This event celebrates cancer survivors and those living with cancer, along with their families, friends and caregivers,” said Joan Popielski, RN, BSN, CRNI, CCIS director. “It’s our way to honor them for their courage and support them in their recovery and as they return to a fulfilling life.”
In the United States alone, there are more than 14.5 million people living with a history of cancer. MedStar St. Mary’s is proud to join thousands of communities across the globe each year in honoring cancer survivors and recognizing that life after a cancer diagnosis can be fruitful and inspiring.
Call CCIS at 301-475-6070 for more information about this free event.
About MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
MedStar St. Mary's Hospital (MSMH) is a full-service community hospital, delivering state-of-the-art emergency, acute inpatient and outpatient care in Leonardtown, Maryland. Nestled in a waterside community, MedStar St. Mary's provides advanced technology with a dedication to excellence in all services provided. The not-for-profit hospital has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals™ and is an eight time recipient of the prestigious Delmarva Medicare Excellence Award. In addition, MSMH received the Maryland Performance Excellence award at the Platinum level in 2014 – the highest in the state. Our staff is committed to providing quality and compassionate medical care for all patients by coupling innovation with our outstanding team of Medical Staff members, associates and volunteers. Visit MedStarStMarys.org to learn more.