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Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center Presents Eighth Annual Celebration of Life


An Evening of Food, Wine and Fabulous Fashions on Thursday, November 20

The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center will host its eighth annual Celebration of Life on Thursday, November 20, at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club, located at 20 Shore Oaks Drive in Farmingdale, beginning at 7 p.m.

The annual event features food, wine and fashions modeled by cancer survivors. This year the Cancer Support Community welcomes Celebration of Life Ambassador Seth Grumet, cancer survivor and founder of Stomp the Monster. Local community leader, restaurateur and humanitarian Tim McLoone will serve as the evening's emcee and DJ services will be provided by Music Express.

The runway fashion show begins at 8:30 p.m. and will feature fashions by Stacy Gemma Everywhere and Macy's, hair and makeup by Glen Goldbaum 72 and jewelry by Sherman Jewelers.

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. Designed to support people with cancer and their loved ones, CSC offers a menu of personalized services centered around support groups, cancer education, nutrition and healthy cooking, exercise and movement, meditation and relaxation and social activities. Its global network brings the highest quality cancer support to the millions of people touched by cancer. These support services are available through a network of professionally led community-based centers and hospitals, including the new facility at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch and Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus in Lakewood.

For more than 40 years, the Leon Hess Cancer Center at Monmouth Medical Center has broadened its leadership role in oncology services through the ongoing expansion of state-of-the-art programs and technologies offered in many areas of cancer prevention, detection, treatment and ongoing after-care. Monmouth Medical Center is a part of the Penn Cancer Network — a select group of community hospitals in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware — collaborating with the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania to provide excellence in patient care throughout the region. Penn's Cancer Network hospitals are recognized for their excellence in patient care and commitment to improving the health and well-being of their community.

Tickets for the Celebration of Life are $125 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Ilene Winters at or 908-400-3617.

About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest teaching hospitals and has been an affiliate of Philadelphia's Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation's largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Reporthas recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit

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