Moffitt Cancer Center celebrates its new Child Development Center

December 13, 2017

WHO:               Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, will celebrate the near completion of its brand new Child Development Center on its McKinley campus.

WHAT:              A brand new facility at Moffitt’s McKinley Outpatient Center campus is nearing completion and is expected to open in late May 2018. The new building will accommodate approximately 150 children, more than its predecessor. Previously, 61 families utilized the center. The new location is estimated to assist nearly 80 families with child development opportunities.

Moffitt has been frequently cited for its family-friendly policies, including repeated listings on Working Mother magazine's best companies for women seeking the best work-life balance, and repeat appearances in the Tampa Bay Times' Top Workplace rankings.

Foresight Construction Group will host an appreciation barbeque lunch and tour at the site.

WHEN:             Thursday, Dec. 14, 11 a.m.

WHERE:           Moffitt Cancer Center’s McKinley Outpatient Center, 10290 McKinley Dr., Tampa, FL

CONTACT:        For more information, please call Steve Blanchard at 813-745-1718 or email steve.blanchard@moffitt.org.

About Moffitt Cancer Center Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 49 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is listed as one of the top 10 cancer hospitals in the nation and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2 million square feet to research and patient care. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 5,600 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.1 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube