Hilton Hotel — Tarrytown, NY
Seven hundred health care professionals participated in this clinical and professional development program.
Bring the family to this Yankee sponsored event, which will feature games, Yankee autographs and entertainment. Mollie’s Fund will provide the sunscreen!
Winthrop University Hospital — Mineola, NY
Dr. Victoria Siegel addresses nurses about their role in alerting patients about skin cancer and melanoma prevention. Dr. Siegel has written several articles about skin cancer and melanoma prevention. She currently teaches nursing students at Molloy College.
St. Pauls School — Garden City, NY
Over 120 teams from the Northeast will participate with over 4,000 players, coaches and parents participating. This tournament memorializes Jay Gallagher, GCHS’70 defenseman and tri-captain of the “Big Red” team. Jay helped his Cornell team reach the NCAA semi-finals. Jay passed away from melanoma at 39. Mollie’s Fund provides sunscreen, awareness brochures and hats.
North Shore Country Club — Glen Head, NY
North Shore Country Club, Mollie’s Fund will provide sunscreen, hats and our self-check brochures to participants.
Garden City Pool — Garden City, NY
Our posters, brochures and other resources alert participants about being sun safe and skin cancer free.
Garden City Middle School — Garden City, NY
6th graders learn about “The Dark Side of the Sun” with the support of Drs. Ted Daly (GC Dermatology) and John Clarke, (Physician Musician) at Garden City Middle School.
Mercy Medical Center — Rockville Centre, NY
Mercy Hospital, Rockville Centre, NY “Lunch and Learn” Nurses and Student-Nurses learn about the importance of mole identification, necessity of being sun-safe and their role as health care professionals in alerting patients about skin cancer and melanoma prevention. Dr. Siegel is a nurse educator at Molloy College and she has written articles about the role of the nurse in skin cancer prevention.
Garden City High School — Garden City, NY
Garden City High School, Garden City, NY, “Before the Prom” Dr. Victoria Siegel addresses students about the dangers of tanning beds and the importance of sun safe behaviors. Mollie’s Fund will provide sunscreen and a free student raffle for a spray tan—the only safe tan!
May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Prevention Month Over 20 million New Yorker City taxi riders will have the opportunity to learn about mole identification and our app through taxi tv. Subway ridership, which is estimated at over 10 million a week will be educated through a poster campaign. The Long Island Rail Road, the biggest commuter railroad in North America, carrying over 300,000 each weekday will feature skin cancer awareness posters. Over two million Yankee fans will be reminded of the importance of sun safety through the NY Yankees Radio network.
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