Dance for Hope to Benefit Moffitt Cancer Center

October 16, 2014

WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, and the Barbados Association of Tampa Bay, Inc. will host the annual Dance for Hope event.

WHAT: Barbados Association of Tampa Bay, Inc. will hold their fifth annual Dance for Hope event to benefit Moffitt. The event will fund the M-POWER program, which provides the community with health education in the areas of prevention, early detection and screening.

Cancer survivors will be recognized during a special ceremony and the event includes a Caribbean dinner served from 8-10 p.m. Music will be provided by the Orlando Power Stars Steel Orchestra and DJ Spice. Admission is $35 per person.

WHEN: 7:00 p.m. – 1 a.m. Saturday, October 25.

WHERE: Egypt Shriners, 4060 Dana Shores Dr. Tampa, Florida 33634

CONTACT: Venessa Rivera-Colon at 813-745-4306 or

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the top-ranked cancer hospital in the Southeast and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer since 1999. With more than 4,500 employees, Moffitt has an economic impact on the state of nearly $1.6 billion. For more information, visit, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.