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Fox Chase Cancer Center's "Creative Beginnings" To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

PHILADELPHIA (September 4, 2001) -- Creative Beginnings, the employee child development program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, celebrates its 20th anniversary on Saturday, September 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the child development center at 121 Huntingdon Pike in Rockledge. All alumni and current students' families and friends of the Program are cordially invited to attend the festivities.

The Creative Beginnings 20th anniversary celebration will boast plenty of food and feature clowns, balloon artists, face-painters, favorite cartoon characters, puppet show and music. Kids and adults can also enjoy hands-on science activities compliments of High Touch-High Tech and an inflatable track for tumbling, compliments of Little Gym.

Alumni from years past will enjoy classroom tours and a display of children's artwork and photos of fellow students. In addition, alumni and their families will receive a special Creative Beginnings 20th anniversary yearbook. T-shirts and sweatshirts commemorating the anniversary will be on sale at the event.

If you would like to attend the 20th anniversary reunion of Creative Beginnings, please make your reservations at 215-728-5330.

Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the nation's first comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute in 1974, conducts basic and clinical research; programs of prevention, detection and treatment of cancer; and community outreach. For more information about Fox Chase activities, visit the Center's web site at

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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