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Avas Flowers Donates To The American Cancer Society

Avas Flowers makes a charitable donation of roses to Celebrating Women of Excellence in Health Care


Avas Flowers (Press Release)

December 2011 - Avas Flowers is proud to sponsor the American Cancer Society’s Celebrating Women of Excellence in Health Care On November 16, 2011. The fund-raising awards ceremony was held at the Dyker Beach Golf Course on 86th Street and 7th Avenue in New York City’s Brooklyn.

The American Cancer Society had honored 11 of their own women who are their health care leaders that represent hospitals all across Brooklyn.The women honored are some of Brooklyn’s own doctors, nurses, and health care experts.

Also honored was C.E.O Debra D. Carey, MS, of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, University Hospital of Brooklyn and Long Island College Hospital who received the Distinguished Leadership Award.

The proceeds of the event are to be going to Brooklyn’s 4,000 plus patients, and their families, whom are dealing with the disease and also for researching cures for breast and gynecologic cancers.

The gala included a cocktail hour followed by the reception. The ceremony was held to recognize these women for their hard work and contributions to the medical field. The honorees received flowers donated by Avas Flowers.

The cause had received 200 premium, fresh cut roses from Avas Flowers to give to all of those being honored. Also sent were yellow and white assorted flowers with greenery which were created into 25 centerpieces for the tables.

The event's theme was purple and gold, which is why the donated roses and assorted flowers were arranged in short glass vases which adorned the tables dressed in purple table cloths.

Avas Flowers is honored and appreciative to stand behind this worthwhile cause and is proud to be able to contribute to honoring the women who have given so much to those in need of a helping hand.

The honorees were recognized for going above and beyond to bring support to those battling cancer, locating the best in the world researchers to help find a cure, and fighting to pass laws which battle cancer.

Avas Flowers had proudly contributed to the event to recognize the honorees for all the hard work they have done in order to raise awareness and research for a cure for cancer.

  • City: Mahwah
  • State/Region: NJ
  • Country: United States

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