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Pink Heals Tour Comes to SwedishAmerican Hospital July 27

July 17, 2013

Since 2007, the Pink Heals Tour has been bringing its pink fire trucks to communities from coast to coast. Its goal is to raise cancer awareness and to honor and support those who are battling cancer.

The 2013 Pink Heals Tour will make its only stop in Rockford at SwedishAmerican from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 27. The pink fire truck, along with firefighters dressed in pink, will be located on the east side of SwedishAmerican Hospital campus in front of Camelot Tower, 1415 East State Street.

Show your support and sign the pink fire truck. People who have signed the truck are the inspiration for our city to come out and honor the women who have fought this battle and be inspired to make a difference in our community.

Activities Include:

• Free Photo with Pink Fire Truck
• SAFE Kids Car Seat Safety Checks
• Rockford Fire Department
• Artwork Project Participation
• Survive Alive House
• Explore a Rockford Fire Truck

Project F.A.M.E. (Funding and Advocacy for Mammography Exams) T-shirts will be for sale. Proceeds will provide a grant for women who are unable to afford a screening mammogram. Pink Heals T-shirts will also be available for purchase.

While you’re there, visit with our SwedishAmerican Caring Canines, enjoy some snacks, Red Mango frozen yogurt, and meet SAM, our SwedishAmerican Mascot.

About SwedishAmerican Health System

SwedishAmerican is a not-for-profit, locally governed healthcare system, headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. The health system is comprised of two hospitals, 30 clinics, a home health care agency, and a foundation. Through an exclusive affiliation with UW Health, SwedishAmerican will soon expand world-class cancer services across northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin when it opens a new cancer center in October 2013.

For further information, contact:
Paul Greenland

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