UAHS Faculty, Staff Invited to Banner ‘Pink Hard Hat’ Breast Cancer Awareness Event, Sept. 29

Banner Pink Hardhat event 9-29-17 smlUA Health Sciences faculty and staff in Tucson are invited to join hundreds of construction workers building Banner – University Medical Center Tucson’s new hospital tower in a Pink Hard Hat Ribbon display on Friday morning, Sept. 29.

The event—presented by EMCOR/University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors—kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.  


Banner - UMC Tucson
South side of hospital tower construction site
10 a.m.

AT RIGHT (click to enlarge image): Hundreds of construction workers laboring on Banner - UMC’s new hospital tower took a break Friday to don pink hard hats and form a human pink ribbon to launch National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The event was organized by University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, an EMCOR company, its clients Sundt/DPR, and Banner Health.

Participants will be given a pink hard hat and directed to participate in formation of a giant human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon.

It’s a visible call to action as part of EMCOR’s Protect Yourself, Get Screened Today campaign. EMCOR is hosting similar events at their work sites across the United States.

To participate, exit the stairs outside the Banner – UMC cafeteria to reach the construction site on Warren Avenue.  

Brief remarks by Banner – UMC President Tom Dickson and representatives of EMCOR and Sundt/DPR begin at 10 a.m., immediately followed by the creation of the human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon and group photo.

Contact: Katie Riley, (520) 626-4828

Release Date: 
09/28/2017 - 9:00am