Published on September 14, 2012

Baptist to host Pink Tie Event to honor breast cancer survivors

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn.– On Saturday, Oct. 6, Baptist Memorial Health Care and Carriage Crossing will host the fourth annual Pink Tie Event to honor Memphis-area breast cancer survivors

The event will take place at Carriage Crossing and will feature a fashion show showcasing the latest fall styles. Models for the show are Mid-South area breast cancer survivors. Prior to the event, they will receive complimentary makeovers from Sephora, Macy's and Bare Escentuals as well as hairstyles from Regis.

Mandy Morgan of Entercom Memphis will emcee the fashion show, delivering messages of hope from the models participating in the event. Baptist's mobile mammography unit, genetic counselors and representatives from Baptist's Breast Risk Management Center will also be on hand to provide information about breast cancer. Attendees will have the chance to receive a number of special giveaways during the event and sample complimentary food from Bonefish Grill, Carrabba's, Firebirds, Low Arts Tea Haven, Milano's and Stix.

The Pink Tie Event begins at 2 p.m. Stores participating include: Aeropostale, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Bare Escentuals, Buckle, Cache, Charming Charlie, Chico's, Dillard's, Eddie Bauer, Francesca's, Gap, Gymboree, Lane Bryant, Macy's, Regis, Sephora, W by Azwell and White House Black Market.

One of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the United States, Baptist Memorial Health Care offers a full continuum of care to communities throughout the Mid-South. The Baptist system, which consistently ranks among the top integrated health care networks in the nation, comprises 14 affiliate hospitals in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas; more than 4,000 affiliated physicians; Baptist Medical Group, a multispecialty physician group with more than 300 physicians; home, hospice and psychiatric care; minor medical centers and clinics; a network of surgery, rehabilitation and other outpatient centers; and an education system highlighted by the Baptist College of Health Sciences. Baptist has more than 2,300 licensed beds systemwide, employs more than 13,000 people and has approximately 85,000 admissions annually. In 2011, Baptist provided $169 million in community benefit throughout the Mid-South. For more information about Baptist, please visit www.baptistonline.org or call 800-4-BAPTIST.

For more information about the event, please visit www.herbaptist.org.

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Valerie Burrow

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Ayoka Pond

Director of Public Relations and Internal Communications
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