Hospital Fights Breast Cancer with Zumba Party

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Dance/Fitness Party to Raise Funds in Fight Against Breast Cancer

East Jefferson General Hospital, as part of its “Live Pink” initiatives in October will host their 2nd Annual Live Pink Zumbathon! Three Zumba Instructors will lead participants through a fun 90-Minute outdoor Zumba Class. Zumba is the Brazilian inspired fitness/dance craze that has attracted millions of participants world-wide. Any and all fitness levels can participate.

Thursday, October 1, 2015
5:30pm – 7:00pm
East Jefferson General Hospital Wellness Center
$15 per participant – includes food, beverages, Zumba class and prizes for best dressed, best dancer and more with funds going to The Foundation at EJGH for the fight against breast cancer.
Register at or call 504-503-6868

Interview Opportunity: Lucy King, of The Foundation at EJGH is available to appear or be interviewed in conjunction with this event. Lucy has led EJGH’s “Live Pink” programs for two years. Those efforts have included “Zumbathon”, “Merlot and Mammograms”, “Pink Dat” and “Pink Games” hosted by area high schools generating thousands of dollars in attendance and donated fees. She is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable fund-raiser who is committed to helping women in our community access the best prevention, detection and treatment options possible in the fight against breast cancer.

Contact:     John Sartori, EJGH Director of Marketing Communications
jsartori(at)    Office: 5604-503-7110    Cell: 504-782-6334

About East Jefferson General Hospital
East Jefferson General Hospital is a publicly-owned, not-for-profit community hospital. This service district hospital, formed in 1965, receives no tax support from Jefferson Parish. The 420-bed hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is Louisiana's first Nurse Magnet hospital. For more information on East Jefferson General Hospital, visit online at

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