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Pink Heals Tour stops in Kokomo, visits local cancer patients at Community Howard Regional Health

For release on August 24, 2018

Kokomo, IN --- Volunteers with the Pink Heals Tour rolled up to the Community Oncology Center at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo on Friday in a bright pink firetruck to offer roses and hugs to patients battling cancer.

The volunteers from Kokomo and as far away as Texas strode into the oncology center in trademark pink fire suits to pass out roses, hearty hugs and words of encouragement.

The crew added an extra special spark to patient Suzanne Fisher’s already special day by singing happy birthday to the 58-year-old, who was receiving chemotherapy treatment for metastatic breast cancer that has spread to her lymph nodes.

A Pink Heals volunteer wishes cancer patient Suzanne Fisher happy birthday

The stop in Kokomo is part of a larger tour across the Midwest.

To learn more about the Pink Heals Tour visit http://www.pinkfiretrucks.org/.

For questions about the organization or Friday’s stop in Kokomo call “tour mom” Tammy Denfeld at 903-738-9536.

About Community Howard Regional Health
Community Howard Regional Health, part of Community Health Network, offers high-quality, patient-centered services close to home. A compassionate and comfortable environment of care is provided at two hospital campuses—a full-service hospital (main campus) and rehabilitation hospital. The main campus offers primary and specialty inpatient and outpatient services, which include a heart program, behavioral health, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, emergency, sleep disorders, surgery, wound care, obstetrics and gynecology. Outpatient rehabilitation services are offered at Community Howard Specialty Hospital, located 15 minutes from the main campus. To learn more about Community Howard Regional Health, visit eCommunity.com/howard.

George Mast, Manager Communications & Public Relations, Community Howard
George Mast
Manager Communications & Public Relations, Community Howard Regional Health