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UPMC Northwest to Honor Cancer Survivors

 
Order Commemorative Ornaments Now
 
SENECA, Pa., July 5, 2017 – UPMC Northwest and Northwest Hospital Foundation are sponsoring a picnic on Wednesday, August 16 for all cancer survivors and their families. Commemorative ornaments are for sale and can be purchased in memory or honor of a loved one who is fighting or has fought a battle with cancer.
 
“We would like to invite all cancer survivors and their loved ones to celebrate life and join us for food, entertainment and our 17th annual commemorative ceremony,” said UPMC Northwest President Brian Durniok.
 
The picnic and ceremony will be held at the UPMC Northwest Pavilion at 100 Fairfield Drive in Seneca, Pa., beginning at 4:30 p.m. on August 16.
 
Ornaments, which include the year on them, are $7 each and include an ornament card with the honoree’s name printed on the card. The Wendell August commemorative ornaments can be ordered calling 814-677-1463 or 814-676-7992. Orders must be received by July 21.
 
Reservations for the August 16 picnic can be made by calling the UPMC Northwest Community Relations Department at 814-677-1463. The registration deadline for the event is August 11.

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