Morton Plant Mease's Mammography Voucher Program to Benefit from 2015 DRIVE FOR A CURE Golf Event

January 23, 2015

Program Provides Free Mammograms for Uninsured Women

OLDSMAR, FL (January 23, 2015) – The Mammography Voucher Program at Morton Plant Mease will benefit from the upcoming 2015 DRIVE FOR A CURE golf tournament. 

The golf benefit is held to raise awareness about breast health and support local efforts to offer free mammograms through the Mammography Voucher Program.

DRIVE FOR A CURE golf event, organized by the East Lake Woodlands golfers, will be on Friday, February 27, 2015, at the East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy., Oldsmar, FL. 

The charitable golf tournament invites both men and women to participate. Check-in starts at 11:30 a.m.; a Shotgun start is at 1 p.m.; Dinner and Auction begin at 5 p.m. 

Proceeds from the DRIVE FOR A CURE golf event will benefit the Mammography Voucher Program services at Morton Plant Mease, as well as the Florida Suncoast Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. The Mammography Voucher Program provides free breast screenings, diagnostics, and treatments for uninsured or underinsured women in Pinellas County. Last year, event organizers donated more than $35,000 to help provide breast health education and screenings.

Registration is $75 for golf, cart, snacks, and dinner if signed up by February 13. Registration after February 13 is $85. Dinner only is $35. To register or obtain more information about the event, visit: 

About Morton Plant Mease
Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – 
Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About Morton Plant Mease Foundation
For more than 35 years, Morton Plant Mease Foundation has provided philanthropic support to the not-for-profit hospitals of Morton Plant Mease Health Care, including Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor; and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

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. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at