January 6, 2020–The Southeast Georgia Health System
Foundation concluded its annual
ARTrageous Bras fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 1, at the historic Ritz Theatre in downtown
Brunswick. This year’s event included 52 amazingly designed bra
entries. More than $20,500 was raised for the Health System cancer care programs.
Developed to help increase breast cancer awareness, ARTrageous Bra entries
were designed by Health System team members, local businesses and community
members. The bras were on display at the
Camden campuses throughout October and the Foundation collected $1 votes to determine
the top 10 favorite ARTrageous Bras. As usual, the live auction event
did not disappoint! Models Danielle Brazell; Chasitee Chambers, activities
Senior Care Center-Brunswick; Gina Copeland, R.N., manager,
Emergency Care Center-Brunswick; Rachel Hicks; Odet Douglas; Sabrina Marx; Joan Butler; Tiffany Alexander,
CCC-SLP, speech pathologist,
Rehabilitation Services-Brunswick and Amanda Wilcox-Summers, COTA, occupational therapy assistant,
Rehabilitation Services-Brunswick, showcased the top 10 bras on stage, and the remaining bras were featured
in a silent auction.
The top ten included:
- “Garden of Hope” created by Elizabeth Luke, Women’s Ministry
at Bay Harbour Church of God, raising $100 in the live auction and more
than $2,070 in votes.
- “Tackle Cancer” created by Marshland Credit Union Gateway Branch,
raising $100 in the live auction and more than $2,000 in votes.
- “Blooms for a Cure – Love, Faith & Hope” created
by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Zeta Iota Omega Chapter.
- “Hope Anchors the Soul. She stood in the storm and when the wind
did not blow her away she adjusted her sails. Hebrews 6:19” created
by Larry L. Bryson Architect, P.C.
- “Linking for a Cure” created by The Brunswick (GA) Chapter
of the Links, Inc.
- “Hey Chicks!! Don’t be Chicken…Get your Egg-Zam”
created by Samantha Meeks Family Practice.
- “ID Investigation Diagnosis. Have No Fear The Lab Is Here, Taking
The Guess Work Out Of Cancer” created by Southeast Georgia Health
System, Laboratory, Brunswick Campus.
- “Military Women Battling on Both Fronts” created by Sherry Story.
- “Zeta Pearls for Life” created by Eta Gamma Zeta Chapter, Zeta
Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
- “Cancer You Monster – Lego the Tatas” created by Mary
Parrott, Southeast Georgia Health System, Cancer Care Center, Camden Campus.
“This event is a visual reminder for all to remember to take care
of their breast health. Cancer awareness is critical to the proactive
process in early detection. ARTrageous Bras is a creative, attention-grabbing
fundraiser,” says Krista Robitz, director, Development, Southeast
Georgia Health System
Foundation. “We are extremely appreciative of all the enthusiasm from the participants,
sponsors, voters and community.”
The ARTrageous Bras sponsors included Survivor: RGL Associates Inc. Champion:
Bulldawg Illustrated; Diversified Fabricators and Erectors, Inc.; Heartland
EMS; Hurt, Norton & Associates and Marshland Credit Union. Fighter:
Arline & Wiggins CPAs, LLC; Hospice of the Golden Isles and Weaver
For more information, call the Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation
at 912-466-3360 or email