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Medical Center competing in Pink Glove Dance competition

We all know October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Six Kentucky healthcare facilities hope pink gloves and their dancing abilities will help them win big in the fight against breast cancer.

The winning organization receives a $10,000 donation to the breast cancer charity of their choice.

Frankfort Regional Medical Center has chosen the Kentucky Pink Connection if they win.

"Our jobs are real serious all the time so when we could do this and bring everybody together because we are never all together," said Mary Tidey, a Case Manager at Frankfort Regional.

Tidey is responsible for getting her fellow staff members together for a hilarious video that could help those fighting breast cancer.

"We brought everyone together and filmed them and asked them to dance even though they told us they couldn't, we told them yes you can," said Tidey.

The video is part of the Pink Glove Dance contest sponsored by Medline Industries where groups compete to win $10,000.

The folks at Frankfort Regional are dancing their gloves off for the Kentucky Pink Connection. The organization helps women in need get mammograms, gas money to get to treatment and helps them find resources in their area.

There is a little bit of everything in the video including a pair of hot pink heels, a tribute from a woman who beat the disease.

"I've been clean seven years now, faithfully get my mammograms to make sure," said Linda Rittermeyer, the Chief Nursing Officer.

Rittermeyer was among some 130 staff members, volunteers, EMS workers and even children to take part.

"That is one of the things about the video, its fun, it makes me smile every time I watch it and when I wear my pink heels you see people smile," said Rittermeyer.

It's a fun approach to a serious subject that the staff at Frankfort Regional hopes pays off for those fighting the deadly disease.

The deadline to vote is November 2, to vote for your favorite video go to: The link to vote is below in Related links, click there and follow instructions listed.


1. Click on the above link
2. Select "Organization D-G" from the drop down menu
3. Scroll down until you find Frankfort Regional
4. Click Vote & then Like
*Note - You must have a Facebook account to vote.

The top three winners will receive a donation in their name to the breast cancer charity of their choice. The winners will be announced November 2.


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