HackensackUMC Mountainside Celebrates the Eighth Annual Virginia Harkness Sawtelle Lecture with Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell

What:

The Eighth Annual Virginia Harkness Sawtelle Lecture “Cancer Awareness” with
Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell and declaration of Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell Day by the Township of  Montclair.
 
When: Monday, February 29, at noon
Where:  HackensackUMC Mountainside Auditorium
1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, N.J., 07042
Details: Miss America 2016 will be on-site at HackensackUMC Mountainside Auditorium for a tour, meet and greet and the introduction of Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell Day in the Township of Montclair.

This past year thousands of young women vied for the coveted title of Miss America and its $50,000 scholarship award. On September 13th, Betty Cantrell, from Warner Robins, Georgia, became the first Miss Georgia to take home the crown since 1953.

As Miss America 2016, Betty will embark on a year of service that will take her on a national tour where she will address an array of audiences on her platform, Healthy Children, Strong America, encouraging children to make healthy choices and to get active by going outside to play. She will also continue to entertain audiences with her astounding vocal performances and serve as the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
 
Schedule: Miss America 2016 arrives at the hospital – 11:30 a.m.

Tour of the Radiation Oncology Department, Betty will meet with cancer patients and survivors and escorted by children of the radiation oncology staff to the president’s office to meet with Mr. John Fromhold, CEO of HackensackUMC Mountainside - 11:45 a.m.

Miss America and Mr. Fromhold go down together to the auditorium - 11:55 a.m.
 

Program starts promptly at noon:

  • Dr. Barba announces the 2015 Virginia Harkness Sawtelle Department of Radiation Oncology Person of the Year
  • Mr. Fromhold gives the welcome address and introduces the guest speaker
  • Mayor Robert D. Jackson proclaims February 29, 2016, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell Day in the Township of Montclair
  • Reception and autographing follow at the Radiation Oncology Department 
 

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