Several departments, businesses, and medical offices participated in Southwest Medical Centers sponsored "Think Pink" challenge. Participants were encouraged to decorate their respective facilities in creative and unique ways to bring, and keep, breast cancer awareness, to their patrons and to the community during the month of October, the month nationally recognized as "Breast Cancer Awareness Month". The winners in each category are as follows:
Department winners at Southwest Medical Center:
1st place - Tie - Radiology and O.B.
3rd place - Plant Operations
1st place - Golden Plains Credit Union
2nd place - Sunflower Bank
3rd Place - Liberal Springs
1st place - Dr. Lucero
2nd place - Kinook Medical Clinic
3rd place - OBGYN and Associates
According to hospital personnel, the event has grown in number of participants since its inception, and they are looking forward to next years event, with the ultimate goal continued awareness and eventual eradication of breast cancer.