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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Dancing with the Docs, music for the night and a touch of art

Franciscan St. Francis Hospice House project to benefit from social event

INDIANAPOLIS – Several physicians will temporarily trade their stethoscopes for dancing shoes, hand-made creations and musical instruments in the Talents & Arts Showcase.

Sponsored by Franciscan Physician Network, the event gets under way 7 p.m., Saturday, June 29 at Allison Mansion on the Marian University campus. Open to the public, guests will attend a reception and bid on items in a silent auction.

The also will see physicians go light on their feet under the watchful eyes of judges during the Dancing with the Docs competition, hear musical performances, view art displays and fashion designs.

Proceeds from the event will be designated to the Franciscan St. Francis Hospice House, which one day will be located on the hospital’s Indianapolis campus, 8111 S. Emerson Ave. The facility would be the only facility of its kind in south-central Indiana and will serve many surrounding counties. Its features include:
  • 16-suite facility with room for expansion to 24 suites
  • Bright gathering areas, kitchen and dining areas
  • Garden-like landscaping and a chapel for meditation and worship
  • Unlimited visitation from loved ones and family members, including the family pet
Tickets can be purchased through the Franciscan Foundation St. Francis Health event registration website, or by emailing or calling 317-528-6049.

Led by Central Indiana Region President Isaac J. Myers II, MD, Franciscan Physician Network is a multidisciplinary group of physicians throughout central Indiana. These physicians offer a variety of primary care and specialty care services and all practice at Franciscan St. Francis Health.