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Ogallala Community Hospital dons pink gloves for breast cancer awareness


OGALLALA, Neb. (Oct. 2, 2012) – The Pink Glove Dance is spreading…to Ogallala Community Hospital. More than 50 staff members plus family and friends in the community are starring in their own Pink Glove Dance video to help spread the word about breast cancer awareness and prevention.

The video has been submitted to a national competition to determine the best Pink Glove Dance video of 2012. The second annual competition is sponsored by Medline Industries, Inc., manufacturer of the gloves and producer of the original Pink Glove Dance video.

As part of the Pink Glove Dance 2012 competition, Ogallala’s video will be posted on on Oct. 12 along with the videos of the other participants to be viewed by the public. Viewers can vote on their favorite video (voting requires a Facebook® account). The top three winners receive a donation in their name to the breast cancer charity of their choice, such as the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The winners will be announced Nov. 2 on

For more information about the Pink Glove Dance project, please visit


Ogallala Community Hospital is an 18-bed hospital owned by Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit health care systems. OCH offers services including emergency care, inpatient services, infusion therapy, medical imaging, orthopedics, surgery and women’s services.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system manages 23 acute-care hospitals, the Banner Health Network and Banner Medical Group, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services including family clinics, home care and hospice services, and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming

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