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SETON MEDICAL CENTER HARKER HEIGHTS JOINS THE MEDLINE PINK GLOVE DANCE VIDEO COMPETITION

Dancers join thousands of nurses, communities and survivors nationwide
to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer

 

Harker Heights, TX – Sep 12, 2016 Seton Medical Center Harker Heights is competing in the 2016 Medline Pink Glove Dance video competition with the goals of winning a $15,000 donation to a breast cancer charity and social media attention. The video will feature participants wearing pink-colored exam gloves to celebrate hope for a cure through the joy of dancing and honor all those affected by the disease. As part of the competition, Seton Medical Center Harker Heights raised $2,000 for The Seton Breast Cancer Fund in Austin.

 

“Creating this video for the Medline Pink Glove Dance video competition has been a labor of love for all of us and we are so excited to participate and compete with our colleagues nationwide,” said Melissa Purl, Director of Marketing at Seton HH.

 

All videos will be posted on pinkglovedance.com beginning Sept. 12 where the public can go online to vote for their favorite video. The winners will be announced Sept. 30, with the grand prize winning team receiving a $15,000 donation in their name to the breast cancer charity of their choice.

 

Seton HH is asking for patients, friends and family to go to the link below and vote once a day for its Pink Glove Dance video. The video was filmed in the summer at the hospital and almost every department in the hospital participated in the daylong event.

VOTE HERE FOR SMCHH NOW!!!

 
History of Medline’s Pink Glove Dance

Back in 2009, Medline Industries, Inc. turned everyday exam gloves from blue to pink to help create a comfortable, friendly and open dialogue about breast cancer between nurses and patients. This same year, Medline created the original Pink Glove Dance video with hospital workers at a Portland, Ore. hospital. A few years later, Medline launched the Pink Glove Dance video competition, which has brought together 250,000 healthcare professionals, patients, survivors and communities to celebrate hope for a cure and honor all who have been affected by the disease – all through the joy of dancing. The Medline Pink Glove Dance video competition has inspired 650 dance videos and raised more than $1.2 million for breast cancer charities nationwide. In addition, Medline has donated $1.7 million to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) in support of its mission to save lives through early detection and offering free mammograms for women in need.

 

For more information about the video competition, please visit pinkglovedance.com.

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