For Release: September 17, 2012
Jim Gosky 330.344.6083, firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Kilgore 330.344.6014, email@example.com
For 20 consecutive years, Akron General and Main Street Gourmet’s Muffins for Mammograms program has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, which have, in turn, been used to provide free mammograms for nearly 6,000 uninsured women throughout Northeast Ohio.
This year’s Muffins for Mammograms event will feature the two most popular muffins, blueberry and French toast, which are priced at $150 or more will be accepted online at www.akrongeneral.org/muffins, and will be delivered October 17 to locations within Summit County. Orders must be received by September 28. Same-day muffin sales of smaller quantities also will be held October 17 from 7-11 a.m. at five convenient Akron General Health System locations:Akron General Medical Center, 400 Wabash Ave., AkronAkron General Health & Wellness Center—West, 4125 Medina Rd, MontroseAkron General Health & Wellness Center—North, 4300 Allen Rd., StowAkron General Health & Wellness Center – Green, 1940 Town Park Blvd., UniontownLodi Community Hospital, 225 Elyria St., Lodi
The Muffins for Mammograms program distributes breast health information with the muffins and raises much-needed funds to pay for mammograms throughout the year for women who are uninsured. Akron General and Main Street Gourmet, with the help of the WQMX 94.9 FM Bosom Buddies Program, are excited to be marking the program’s 20th successful year. If you have any questions or need additional information, please call 330-344-7170. For more information on qualifying for a free mammogram, call 330-344-5760 or 330-344-BRST (2778).
About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities we serve. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 511-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute, the area's largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Community Health Ventures, which includes Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates, the largest and most comprehensive provider of home healthcare services in Ohio; and Akron General Development Foundation. Akron General has earned the prestigious National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 14 out of 16 years. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the seventh best hospital in Ohio and Becker’s Hospital Review named Akron General Medical Center one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit About Us.