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Castle Medical Center produce video for breast cancer awareness

KAILUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

After months of anticipation, voting in the Medline Pink Glove video dance competition is open now! Associates and physicians at Castle Medical Center are widely known for their caring, but now they've added another item to their repertoire: Dancing. 

Several hundred associates hammed it up for the video camera as they produced a music video for a national competition for breast cancer awareness. This year, Castle Medical Center is the only hospital in Hawaii participating.

The video features associates from various departments wearing pink gloves to spread the message about breast cancer awareness and prevention. Associates in Administration, Surgery, Imaging, Material Managment, Human Resources, Volunteers, Finance and others are featured in the video.

The video is up-tempo, pop music to the tune of “Overcomer, by Christian artist Mandisa. And has been produced by the Marketing department at Castle Medical Center and has been submitted to Medline.

Medline developed a pink glove to encourage people to talk about breast cancer. Medline is donating a portion of each sale of pink gloves to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. So far, Medline has donated more than $1 million dollars toward Breast Cancer Awareness.

The winning videos will be chosen in each of three categories: 1) Healthcare System; 2) Standalone Healthcare Provider; 3) Non-Healthcare Organization. 1st place in each category will receive $10,000 from Medline and designated to the breast cancer charity of your choice. 2nd place will win $5,000 for their charity. The overall winner will also receive an additional $5,000 for their charity for a total of $15,000.

Voting happens Sept. 9 – 23. Winning videos will be announced on Oct. 2.

For more information or to vote for Castle Medical Center, click here.

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