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Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:15

Join the famed Pink Glove Dance, be in a national video contest

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MedWest-Haywood is asking the community to step up to the plate and do their best rendition of the ‘Pink Glove Dance’ on Monday, Sept. 16.

The ‘Pink Glove Dance’ has become a national hit to raise awareness of breast cancer. There will be two sessions: at noon in front of the hospital and at 6 p.m. in the gym at the Health & Fitness Center.

Pink surgical gloves will be provided and dance participants should try to wear one pink item, such as a shirt, scarf or hat. People of all ages and all levels of mobility are invited to join in.

No experience is necessary, but be forewarned, the dances will be taped and a video submitted as part of a national Pink Glove Dance contest. The winning videos receive cash prizes donated to breast cancer charities of their choice.

Over the course of the week, videos of the Pink Glove Dance will also be captured in doctors’ practices, by nurses on the floors of the hospital, and even in the administration wing.

The first Pink Glove Dance video was created in 2009 by Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore. It went viral and the national media spotlight prompted hospitals all over the world to do their own version. 

www.medwesthealth.org/PinkGlove.

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