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Exempla Lutheran Rocks Pink Gloves for Breast Cancer Awareness

October 17, 2012

WHEAT RIDGE, CO (Oct. 17, 2012) – The annual Pink Glove Dance video competition is on, and Exempla Lutheran Medical Center has a video entry. The hospital is vying for a $10,000 prize that would be donated to a community breast cancer charity. Voting has begun and goes through Nov. 1 on the Pink Glove Dance site.

More than 250 Lutheran associates and community partners participated in making this “very pink” video. The song used in the video is “This One’s for the Girls,” by Martina McBride, who gave permission for the song to be used specifically for the Pink Glove Dance.

“We’re thrilled at the response and engagement from our associates and partners surrounding this video,” said Justin Fales, marketing manager. “It showcases our hospital’s commitment to our community and our patients in a fun and entertaining way. We encourage everyone to watch and support this cause by voting!”

The Pink Glove Dance was launched in 2009 to support breast cancer awareness and prevention. The competition is sponsored by Medline Industries, manufacturer of the pink gloves.

Viewers can vote on their favorite video – voting requires a Facebook account and can only be done on the Pink Glove Dance website. 

Lutheran’s video is available at: www.pinkglovedance.com (Find Exempla in alpha order), and is also on Lutheran’s Facebook page, at: www.Facebook.com/ExemplaLutheran.  

Note to Editors: The video also is available for viewing or reposting (not voting) on YouTube at http://youtu.be/SDilVi2rnQM.

 

About Exempla Lutheran Medical Center

Exempla Lutheran Medical Center is a community-based, 400 bed acute-care hospital located in Wheat Ridge, CO. It has been recognized repeatedly in Solucient’s 100 Top Hospitals study as one of the best hospitals in the country. Exempla Lutheran’s premier services include our five-star birthing center, Heart and Neurovascular Center, robotic surgery, Primary Stroke Center, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Human Motion Institute® (Orthopedic), and emergency services including the first Senior Emergency Room in Colorado. Lutheran operations include Exempla West Pines (a behavioral health facility,) Collier Hospice Center, Bridges Integrative Health and Wellness Services and Exempla Colorado Lutheran Home and Apartments. To learn more, visit www.exempla.org/lutheran.

Lutheran Medical Center is owned by Exempla Healthcare, a nonprofit organization with two members, SCL Health System and Community First Foundation. SCL Health System oversees operation of all Exempla facilities and is a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization that operates 11 hospitals, four clinics, one children’s mental health treatment center and more than 100 ambulatory service centers in California, Colorado, Kansas and Montana.