Drive-By Event at Jones Beach for Making Strides

Making Strides 2020 Drive Through photo
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is first and foremost about fundraising and fighting this disease. This year, safety was at the forefront for this socially distanced event. The drive through format gave us a way to fight cancer and COVID at the same time. I buckled up and joined my patients, colleagues, and friends for an unusual but effective experience.

A special thank you to Reina Del Cid for her generous permission to use her song, and Michael Bank for his videography.

Dr. Bank and patient

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