News & Events, 2009
The Hooked on Hope fishing tournament held October 9-10, 2009, was a great success. A community of patients, friends and supporters raised $50,000 to support the USF Breast Health program. This was the result of a relentless effort by local Capt. Lori Deaton who organized the “Hooked on Hope” fishing tournament. In keeping with the nautical theme, the fisherwomen and men presented the money Sunday Nov 8, 5pm, at Gaspars Grotto in Ybor City.
The first annual Hooked on Hope Inshore Fishing Tournament, was held on October 9 and 10 to benefit the USF Breast Health Program. A public Service Announcement was shown channel 44. Click here to view the video. For more details about the Fishing Tournament, click on the logo below...
An article was published in the St. Petersburg Times, describing an alternative mastectomy procedure to preserve the appearance of the breast after surgery. For a copy of the article, click the following link: St. Petersburg Times Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Article. You may also click the image below to go to the St. Petersberg Times web site.