Washington Mystics Third Annual Breast Health Awareness Game is this Sunday, August 1
July 27, 2010
Sibley Memorial Hospital and the Washington Mystics will hold its third annual Breast Health Awareness Game on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. v. Tulsa Shock at the Verizon Center.
In celebration of Breast Health Awareness, Sibley’s own Colette M. Magnant, MD, Breast Surgeon,
will be honored at halftime. Breast cancer survivors will also be recognized. The Mystics players will wear pink jerseys and the first 5,000 fans will receive pink reusable grocery bags and pom-poms courtesy of Sibley and the Mystics.
Following the game, there will be a chance to bid on numerous items in a live auction to benefit Sibley’s Sullivan Center for Breast Health. In the last two years, over $75,000 was raised for the Sullivan Center.
Sibley Memorial Hospital is the Mystics' official healthcare provider and the presenting sponsor of the event. Attendees are encouraged to participate by wearing pink clothing to observe breast health awareness.
Serving Washington, D.C. since 1890, Sibley Memorial Hospital is a 328-bed acute care nonprofit hospital. Sibley is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed by the District of Columbia Department of Health and Human Services.