For Immediate Release: September 15, 2015
AtlantiCare will host Wings of Resilience – a Women’s Health Signature Event – Thursday, October 1, at the Carriage House, 25 South Pitney Road, Galloway from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Christina Baker Kline, breast cancer survivor and author of five novels, including the #1 New York Times bestseller "Orphan Train," will be the keynote speaker.
The event will include boutique shopping, chair massages, hors d’oeuvres, a sit-down dinner and a panel presentation about resilience and reinvention. A “Bra-vo” art exhibit will feature the works of breast cancer survivors who primarily used bras as their canvas to create healing works of art.
Kline will also participate as a panel speaker. Additional panelists will include Cape May County author of "Cape Maybe" and "Peace by Piece," educator, communications coach, and cancer survivor Carol Fragale Brill; physician, yoga therapist, and owner, Yoga Heals 4 Life, Robyn Tiger, MD, PYT, RYT-500, CRMT; and Kyra Welch, customer service representative, AtlantiCare Physician Group Primary Care Plus, Brigantine, who, after having emergency brain surgery, finished her Bachelor of Science degree in social work and has begun studying for her Master of Science degree in social work.
Registration is $55 per person and $50 for cancer survivors. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Treasure the Moment Fund at the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner. The fund assists those facing cancer with daily living expense to help them focus their energy on healing. Register online or call Linda Dickens-Hall at 609-407-2328 for sponsorship or registration questions.
For more information about AtlantiCare’s cancer care and women’s services, visit www.atlanticare.org or www.well4life.org, or call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000.
AtlantiCare is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,221 employees and more than 700 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.