Our heartfelt thanks to our many community supporters for helping the Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund achieve our 20th anniversary and our goal of surpassing $2 million in total dollars raised. This year’s two main events were so successful, thanks to the many hours given by committee members, volunteers and Frederick Health staff, along with community participants.
Special thanks to Hood College for partnering with us on the Pink Ribbon 5K this year. It was a great success, raising over $112,000; this was a new venue for our race, and Hood College embraced our efforts; we had 800 participants. Thanks to our sponsors for their generous contributions: Hood College, Frederick Health Hospital, Digging and Rigging, Digital Bard, Chris and Lori Hesen, Key 103, Revere Bank and Middletown Valley Bank. Also, Ken and Julie Cook, DSF Dermatology, Matan Co., Leidos, Frederick Health Center for Breast Care, Sandy Spring Bank, Specialized Engineering, Wegmans, Family Heritage Trust, Judy Reisman and David Toof, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Malone, Xpress Bio, James Draper, Lindquist Insurance, Tuscarora Racquet Club and Whitesells Pharmacy.
Our 20th anniversary Pink Ribbon Gala was a sold-out grand party held at New Spire Stages. We celebrated with Cutting Edge Dueling Pianos, Master Magician Aaron Fisher, a Diamonds in Champagne contest, silent auction and more. More than $88,000 was raised that evening, thanks to the generosity of our attendees and many volunteers, and in-kind partners. A very special thanks to our event sponsors: Colonial Jewelers, Ceresville New Holland, Digital Bard, Frederick Fence Co., Frederick Magazine, Gladhill Furniture, Morgan Keller and Trout’s Supreme Seafood. Also, Dr. Susan Bahl and Rohit Marwaha, Bob and Betsy Fisher, Frederick County Bank, Janney, McGriff Insurance, Pleasants Construction, Revere Bank, Sandy Spring Bank, Woodsboro Bank. Xpress Bio, Andochick Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Brewer’s Alley, Frederick Dermatology Assoc., Kurt and Libby Holter, K.R. Brandenburg & Sons, Plamondon Co., R.W. Warner Inc., Specialized Engineering, The Berkheimer Group at Morgan Stanley, Everedy Square/Shab Row District, Indellibelle, Lancaster Builders, Tom and Karlys “Klynch”, Chris and Lucia Kline, Bud and Tracey McPherson, Richard Rudy Inc., and Dan Schiffman & Associates.
We are grateful for the support of this giving Frederick community that has made this fund possible. We know that we are saving the lives of breast cancer patients and improving their quality of care through the many items of equipment and other technology purchased that has helped the Frederick Health Center for Breast Care provide the very best treatment for women right here at home. For more information about the fund, please visit www.pinkribbonfrederick.org or call Patty at 301-663-9252.
Thanks again to all of our supporters.
Jeff and Patty
Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund