Power of Pink

The Women's Council presents the Power of Pink Luncheon

Save The Date


11:00 AM TO 12:00 PM Registration & Boutique
12:00 PM Luncheon Begins
3:00 PM Boutique Closes

The Guggenheim Library
At Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave. West Long Branch

R.S.V.P. By Monday, JULY 11, 2016
Availability Limited - Prompt Response Recommended - Valet Parking
Attire: A Touch of Pink or Lavender, The Universal Color For Cancer Awareness

Honoree: Dr. Thomas Hackett

Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Monmouth Medical Center

Dr HackettGynecologic oncologist THOMAS HACKETT, D.O., earned his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine in Newark, N.J. and completed his residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, Calif. Dr. Hackett went on to complete a fellowship at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pa. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology.

Dr. Hackett is a member the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He serves as the chief of gynecologic oncology for Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, N.J. and Community Medical Center, Toms River, N.J. He’s a current faculty member at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia and was formerly a faculty member of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. and Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pa. Dr. Hackett has also been honorably discharged as a Commander in the U.S. Navy and was the former head of gynecologic oncology and assistant residency coordinator at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California.

Celebrity Speaker: Jenna Bush Hager

Contributing Correspondent NBC’s "Today" Show

Author, New Children's Book, “Our Great Big Backyard”

Jenna Bush HagerJENNA BUSH HAGER is a contributing correspondent on NBC’s Today show and an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine. She is also the author of The New York Times best seller Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope, which she wrote after traveling to Latin America in 2006 as an intern with UNICEF. Ana’s Story is based on the life of a 17-yearold single mother with HIV, who struggles to shield her child from the life she had of abuse and neglect. Hager remains involved with UNICEF and is the Founding Chair of UNICEF Next Generation, an initiative dedicated to motivating younger generations to help save and improve children’s lives around the world.

Hager holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin. She is also co-author of two children’s books: Read All About It! and Our Great Big Backyard.

Hager is the daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush. In 2008, she married Henry Hager and now have two daughters Margaret Laura “Mila” (3) and Poppy Louise (9 mos).


The “Power of Pink” Luncheon is a Women’s Council annual event which brings together more than 450 men and women to raise funds which benefit the quality of care delivered to cancer patients at Monmouth Medical Center.

The “Power of Pink” Luncheon proceeds allow the Council to support numerous hospital initiatives, including the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment which aid in proper diagnosis and effective treatment of cancer patients.

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