St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation ‘Sprinkles!’ on Fun at Annual Cookie Decorating Class

October 07, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Oct. 7, 2014) –The St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation will kick off the holiday season during the third annual “Sprinkles!” holiday cookie decorating class on Saturday, Dec. 6. Everyone is invited to join in the fun from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Ballroom at Staybridge Suites, 940 Fifth Ave. S, St. Petersburg.

John Johannesen, the Staybridge Suites’ executive chef, will teach the best techniques to make treats for a cookie exchange, dinner party or any holiday gathering. Participants will take home an additional half-dozen cookies along with the cookies they decorate at the event.

"Sprinkles!” costs $45 for adults and children. Proceeds will benefit the Foundation and the Susan Sheppard McGillicuddy Breast Center at St. Anthony’s.

Participants will enjoy beverages and, of course, cookies during the event. Children are welcome to attend this 90-minute interactive cookie decorating class. There also will be complimentary parking.

Sponsorships are available. Please call the Foundation at (727) 825-1086 or visit for more information.

About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 395-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. The hospital continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. St. Anthony’s has received the 2013 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement award.  St. Anthony’s Susan Sheppard McGillicuddy Breast Center has received accreditation from both the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Radiology. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist and Winter Haven Hospital. For more information, visit BayCare on the web at