Tri-Cities Cancer Center to Plant Community Garden for Patients
The Tri-Cities Cancer Center will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Cancer Crushing Community Garden next Thursday. The event will be at 10 am at 7350 West Deschutes Avenue, Building A, in Kennewick.
Even though the event is outdoors, masks are mandatory and social distancing will be enforced.
Those planting the garden intend to plant a wide variety of food that will be used in the Tri-Cities Cancer Center's Cancer Crushing Cuisine cooking classes. The classes teach people how to prepare healthy meals meant to battle cancer and to teach individuals a healthy lifestyle.
The meals prepared by the Center will be distributed to in-need cancer patients through the Tri-Cities Cancer Center's "DINE IN" program.
The Cancer Crushing Community Garden will be planted on the Tri-Cities Cancer Center campus featured in the Wellness Center's parking lot.
According to the TCCC website:
It’s an exciting time for cancer care in our region. Together, the Tri-Cities Cancer Center (TCCC) and Kadlec are charting a path forward to ensure continuity and growth of well-integrated cancer care services for our region. The TCCC and Kadlec relationship unites cancer care services that have existed at both organizations and will streamline cancer care for patients and their families in our community. Through this integration, we will be enhancing cancer care in our region offering a full continuum of care that includes hematology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical specialties, research, genetics, palliative care, survivorship, and support programs. It’s our privilege to provide outstanding cancer care and support to our region and we look forward to sharing additional details as necessary.
The Cancer Crushing Community Garden groundbreaking will be next Thursday, April 15th at 10 am at the Tri-Cities Cancer Center at 7350 West Deschutes Avenue, Building A, in Kennewick.
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