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Monday, July 25, 2011 - North Broward Medical Center to Celebrate 50-Year Anniversary with Aug. 20 Re-Dedication Ceremony

Deerfield Beach, Fla. – (July 25, 2011) – In honor of its 50th anniversary, North Broward Medical Center (NBMC) is hosting a community re-dedication/birthday celebration on August 20 from 10 a.m.-noon. As a reflection of NBMC’s past, current and future growth, the family-friendly event will feature tree plantings, a butterfly release, gospel singers singing patriotic songs, birthday cake, punch, raffle prizes and more. Elected officials, hospital employees, volunteers, retirees and more special friends will be in attendance.

The event is open to the public, and will take place at North Broward Medical Center, 201 E. Sample Road, Deerfield Beach, FL 33064.

The Aug. 20 event is the first of two occasions celebrating the 50-year anniversary. The second birthday event – a ‘60’s themed community celebration will include an international craft fair complete with performers representing the diverse community  – will take place on November 5, 2011. Details regarding the November event will be released soon.

Pauline Grant, CEO of NBMC, said, “We’re excited to invite the public to be part of history on Aug. 20 as we plant trees, release butterflies and sing patriotic songs to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of North Broward Medical Center. It will be a very fun event, as we blow out the candles on our celebration cake, sign the giant anniversary card and more.”

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class healthcare services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information, visit browardhealth.org.

North Broward Medical Center is located at 201 E. Sample Road, Deerfield Beach, FL, 33064. For more information, please call (954) 941-8300 or visit browardhealth.org.