Michael Beach was diagnosed with splenic marginal zone lymphoma in early 2010. At that time, he and his wife, Pat were spending half their time in Denver and half at Fripp Island. Dr. Chahin and the staff of Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s Keyserling Center were very accommodating. They allowed Michael to receive chemotherapy at Keyserling when visiting Fripp Island while remaining under the care of his terrific oncologist in Denver.
Later, Michael and Pat moved full time to Fripp Island and Dr. Chahin took over his maintenance chemo regimen. Last year, Michael tested cancer free. However, he knows his type of cancer is likely to reoccur. It gives Michael and Pat great comfort knowing that Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s Keyserling Cancer Center is close by should he need them in the future.
Unfortunately, Michael and Pat are not alone. Many in our community face the same life changing diagnosis. This is why FRIPP FOR A CURE has become so important and raised over $250,000 for Keyserling Cancer Center.
The Grand Finale of this year’s campaign will take place on Friday, October 16 at the Fripp Island Beach Club. The FRIPP ROCKS party starts at 6 p.m. with a great dance band from Charleston – Mike and the Mixers. Party goers will get a bountiful buffet to go with their beer or wine. A cash bar will also be available. The Silent Auction will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a large array of trips, parties, golf outings and much more.
Tickets to FRIPP ROCKS are $60 per person. Your check should be made to BMH Foundation and mailed by October 5th to: FRIPP FOR A CURE, c/o Rich and Chris Assaf, 522 Porpoise Drive, Fripp Island, SC, 29920. For More Information contact the Assaf’s at 843-838-2620 or email them at chrisassaf@earthlink,net or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Together, we can make a difference in the lives of couples like Michael & Pat Beach. Please join us for a very special evening benefitting Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s Keyserling Cancer Center.