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09/02/2009

“Concrete for the Cure” to Support South Nassau’s Cancer Program


Pioneer Building Materials Corp. has named South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Comprehensive Cancer Center a beneficiary of its “Concrete for the Cure” project, which supports research, treatment and awareness of breast cancer.

South Nassau’s cancer program will receive one dollar for every yard of concrete poured by Pioneer’s fleet of trucks, which includes a commemorative pink truck that is emblazoned with the South Nassau logo.

“The pink truck recognizes and honors those who are battling the disease or are breast cancer survivors. It is designed to catch the eyes of pedestrians and motorists to raise their awareness about breast cancer,” said Richard Brienza, president of Pioneer Building Materials Corp. “South Nassau has been in the forefront of the fight against breast cancer and cancer in general. This is our way to express our appreciation for the hospital’s ardent, enduring work to combat cancer and provide the care and expertise that patients need to fight the disease.”

Located in New Hyde Park, NY, Pioneer Building Materials Corp. established “Concrete for the Cure” in 2008. The company is a full service, family owned and operated building materials corporation, supplying mason materials, hardscape materials, veneering stone, ready-mix concrete, lumber, millwork and winter deicer to all of Nassau, Eastern Queens and Western Suffolk counties. For more information please visit their website at www.stixnstones.com.

“We are grateful that Pioneer Building Materials Corp. has picked us to be a beneficiary of its most honorable initiative,” added Rajiv Datta, MD, medical director of South Nassau’s Cancer Program. “The support is a source of inspiration to us in our ongoing mission to develop and provide advanced treatments and expert cancer care to the patients and communities we serve.”

South Nassau’s Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the premier cancer programs in the New York metropolitan area. It provides seamless cancer care, combining the most advanced treatments and technology with a caring, experienced team of physicians. The center’s multi-disciplinary approach – including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – offers patients expert care without requiring a commute.

The center incorporates a number of specialty cancer care services, such as: South Nassau Long Island Gamma Knife Center (Oceanside), South Nassau Center for Prostate Health (Oceanside), South Nassau Cancer Center (Valley Stream), South Nassau Radiation Oncology (Oceanside and Valley Stream), South Nassau Surgical Oncology (Oceanside and Valley Stream), and Complete Women’s Imaging Center (Oceanside). For more information about South Nassau’s Cancer Program or to schedule an appointment, please call 1-877-SOUTH-NASSAU (1-877-768-8462).

Pioneer Building Materials' pink cement truck displays South Nassau's logo.

Pioneer Building Materials' pink cement truck displays
South Nassau Hospital's logo as the beneficiary for its
innovative "Concrete for a Cure" program. One dollar is
given to South Nassau's Comprehensive Cancer Center for
every yard of concrete poured by Pioneer's fleet of trucks.

 



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