Premier Medical Associates and Community Partners Raise Funds to Support Fight Against Breast Cancer

Spaghetti Dinner Proceeds Benefit the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Campaign

PITTSBURGH, PA, October 17, 2011  – Premier Medical Associates, the largest independent multi-physician practice in the Greater Pittsburgh area, joined forces with numerous community partners to host a Spaghetti Dinner benefiting the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Campaign® to fight breast cancer.

Hosted at Sardis Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday, October 8, 2011, the event included a bake sale, silent auction, kids’ activities, door prizes and a used book sale.

“Premier Medical Associates is grateful to our partners in the community who donated food and volunteered for this event,” said Premier CEO Mark DeRubeis.  “The fight against breast cancer requires the attention of many and we are grateful to all of the people who came together to help us in this cause.”

Partners who contributed includedCourtyard Catering & Specialties, DeNunzio’s Restaurant, D’Imperio’s Restaurant, Giant Eagle – Export, Jaden’s Catering Laurel Canyon Coffee, Premier Medical Associate’s Internal Medicine Physicians, Integrated Health & Business Services, Electro Network, Lamplighter Restaurant, Export Floral, and Rosebud Floral.

ABOUT THE PITTSBURGH AFFILIATE OF SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE®

The Pittsburgh Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front. Up to 75 percent of the Affiliate’s net income goes toward funding grants to local hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for medically underserved women. The remaining income supports the national Komen Grants Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world. For more information, visit www.komenpittsburgh.org.

ABOUT PREMIER MEDICAL ASSOCIATES

With a focus on building better care, Premier Medical Associates is the largest independent multi-physician practice in the Greater Pittsburgh area. In a healthcare environment of constant change, the physicians at Premier Medical Associates are committed to preventative care and creating value for every dollar a patient spends on healthcare.  Premier’s goal is to build a close, long term relationship between patient and physician that will reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and lead to healthier lives.

Formed in 1993, Premier Medical Associates has a team of sixty physicians in ten convenient locations offering eleven specialties that include: asthma/allergy/immunology, cardiology, family practice, gastroenterology, general and breast surgery, hospitalists, internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, podiatry, radiology and sleep medicine.  For more information about our philosophy of healthcare, our team of physicians and our locations, please go to www.premiermedicalassociates.com or call 412-457-0060.