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June 6th, 2017

The Friends of Mercy Medical Center will host their famous Luau on Thursday, June 22nd at the Ocean Club in Atlantic Beach from 7pm -11pm.  This casual, fun evening will be a great night you won’t want to miss. 

Enjoy an array of Hawaiian-inspired food, including surf & turf and exotic cocktails.  The music is sure to energize the crowd, and tickets are $100 per person.  “Reverse Raffle” tickets, whereby the last 12 tickets pulled are the winners, are available for $100 each.  The final ticket pulled will be awarded $7,500! Only 225 raffle tickets are sold for the evening, so reserve yours early!  Raffle tickets can be purchased by individuals or by groups. The drawings will be held throughout the Luau, and winners need not be present to win.

Proceeds from the Luau will go towards Mercy’s molecular breast imaging (MBI) technology, making Mercy Medical Center the first hospital in New York state to feature this ground breaking technology. MBI is revolutionizing women’s imaging through the use of a radioactive tracer and special camera to detect breast cancer despite dense breast tissue, which applies to 50% of women. This is the first innovative technology in breast imaging in years and can help in the fight to reduce breast cancer deaths. Coupled with 3-D tomosynthesis imaging, another leading technology, MBI will allow Mercy the ability to better detect cancer to save lives. Mercy is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, offering a range of imaging options for breast health. At Mercy, we are committed to offering excellence in care to our patients, using the most modern imaging equipment to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

For more information, call Gloria DiSciullo in the Development Office at 516-705-2618 or We hope you join us and be a part of this festive event!