The McLeod Loris Seacoast Angels, a women's group organized by the McLeod Health Foundation, met on Thursday, June 5, at McLeod Loris. The group enjoyed lunch and a presentation on breast cancer, by Dr. Amanda Turbeville, with McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery. Dr. Turbeville discussed the risk factors, prevention and surgical options for the disease.
The McLeod Loris Seacoast Angels also had another special presenter, Patricia Esposito, from A Perfect Fit Boutique, in Myrtle Beach. Esposito shared tips on bra sizing and finding the perfect fit, and discussed prosthetics for women who have had mastectomy surgery.
The McLeod Loris Seacoast Angels is an association of women organized under the auspices of the McLeod Foundation, benefiting McLeod Loris Seacoast. The purpose of the McLeod Loris Seacoast Angels is to provide networking and healthcare-related educational opportunities for women who support the McLeod Foundation and to develop women's knowledge of the impact of philanthropy on healthcare.
The members of McLeod Loris Seacoast Angels will meet for lunch four times a year with an educational program being presented at each meeting. Educational programs will be chosen that are both informative and fun.
Pictured: Dr. Amanda Turbeville, from McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery, conducting a presentation on breast cancer at the McLeod Seacoast Angels June meeting.
McLeod Loris Seacoast Angels membership is open to anyone who is interested in becoming part of the group. If you are interested in attending or need more information, please contact the McLeod Foundation office at (843) 390-8215. If you would like to learn more about the work of the McLeod Foundation please visit our website at www.McLeodFoundation.org
About McLeod Health Foundation
The McLeod Foundation was established in 1986 as an independent not for profit tax exempt charitable organization whose mission is to generate philanthropic and community support to perpetuate medical excellence at McLeod Health. Thanks to the generosity of this region, the Foundation has raised in excess of $40 million and has provided support for hundreds of programs at McLeod Health. These programs include support for McLeod Loris Seacoast, McLeod Children's Hospital, The Guest House at McLeod, McLeod Hospice Services, McLeod Cancer Center for Treatment and Research, McLeod Heart and Vascular Institute and McLeod Diabetes Services, just to name a few. Simply put the Foundation funds better health for thousands of families throughout northeastern South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina.
Separately chartered, the McLeod Foundation is governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees. Gifts to the McLeod Foundation are tax-deductible to the full extend allowed by law and 100% of every gift received goes directly to the area it is designated.
The work done by the McLeod Foundation goes beyond the hospital walls and reaches straight into the heart of the community.