9th Annual Butterfly Release

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:00am


Simmons Cancer Institute's Thomas Garden of Hope, 315 W. Carpenter, Springfield, IL


Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine will hold its 9th Annual Butterfly Release on Saturday, June 17, 9 a.m. Registration-10 a.m. Ceremony, in the Thomas Garden of Hope, Simmons Cancer Institute, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield. The public is invited to the free event.
SCI’s Butterfly Release is a celebration of support for anyone facing a health-related issue. The event also recognizes family members, friends and professional caregivers who provide understanding and assistance during health challenges.
Butterfly sponsorships are available for $25 by calling 217-545-2955 or online by clicking here. To receive additional information regarding other sponsorship opportunities, call Patsy Wappel at 217-545-0395.
Funds raised stay in this region and benefit cancer research at Simmons Cancer Institute.
Names of persons who are being celebrated or remembered are read publicly during the ceremony. The event will also feature music and inspirational readings, followed by the release of butterflies native to central Illinois.
The mission of Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU is to serve the people of central and southern Illinois by addressing their present and future cancer needs through education, research, patient care and community service


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