Lakeland Regional Cancer Center to Host a Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration
Monday, May 20 2013
Members of the community are invited to attend “Hope Blooms,” a free National Cancer Survivors’ Day celebration, which will take place on Sunday, June 2 at Lakeland Regional Cancer Center located at 3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Registration will open at noon; the program will begin at 1 p.m.
During the event, attendees will hear from nationally renowned keynote speaker Mindy Greenstein, PhD who will share her experiences as a cancer psychologist and as a cancer survivor.
Also, the 2013 Nurse of Hope Awards, sponsored by the Oncology Nursing Society of Polk County, will be presented, and attendees will participate in a butterfly release in the Healing Gardens. On display, attendees will enjoy the Lilly Art Collection, which includes works of art by individuals who have been affected by cancer from the United States and Puerto Rico. Adding to the Hope Blooms theme, the Ridge Orchid Society will provide a beautiful orchid display.
Hope Blooms is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Cancer survivors, their family and friends, oncology professionals and volunteers are especially encouraged to attend. To register, please call (863) 687-1400 no later than May 28.
Lakeland Regional Cancer Center is located at 3525 Lakeland Hills Boulevard. Parking is free.