September 28 -Teal Talk luncheon in Jonesboro

Press Release – NEA Baptist, Danial Reed

Jonesboro, Ark., September 8 2016 — NEA Baptist and First Security Bank present the 5th annual Teal Talk luncheon, raising awareness of ovarian cancer – which is also represented by the color teal.

The complimentary luncheon will take place on Wednesday, September 28, and is part of the annual Hope Week initiative led by NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation.

Kevin Collins, MD, radiation oncologist at NEA Baptist Fowler Family Center for Cancer Care, will discuss ovarian and other cancers while guests enjoy a free lunch. The event will take place from 11:30 – 1 pm at Southwest Church of Christ Better Life Center (1601 James St.) and is free to attend. Tickets for the event are required for entry and are limited to the first 200 reservations.

Tickets may be reserved online at or they can be picked up from one of the following locations:

NEA Baptist Clinic – main lobby
4802 E Johnson Ave – NEA Baptist medical campus | 870-936-8000

NEA Baptist Clinic Wellness Center
2617 Phillips Drive | 870-932-1898

First Security Bank Main Banking Center
1341 Red Wolf Blvd | 870-930-2500

First Security SW Banking Center
313 Southwest Drive | 870-930-2590

First Security hilltop Banking Center
4204 Johnson Ave | 870-930-2520

Dr. Kevin Collins joined NEA Baptist in 2013 to aid in the opening of the NEA Baptist Fowler Family Center for Cancer Care and the creation of a new radiation oncology program. He attained his medical degree and completed an internship at University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, then went on to complete a residency at New York University Medical Center. He is board certified in radiation oncology and hospice and palliative medicine.
The Teal Talk Luncheon is a Hope Week event. To find a complete listing of the 11th Annual Hope Week events from September 25 – October 1, 2016, call: 870-936-7005 or visit

NEA Baptist Health System comprises NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital and NEA Baptist Clinic, northeast Arkansas’ largest physician group. The 216-bed hospital offers cancer care, heart care through the Heart Center, labor and delivery services through the hospital’s Women’s Center, as well as a number of inpatient and outpatient services, emergency care, and surgical services including weight loss surgery, neurology, respiratory care, and pulmonary rehabilitation. NEA Baptist Clinic’s over 100 physicians practice in more than 35 specialties and offer a wealth of services, from pediatrics to orthopedic services. For more information about NEA Baptist, please call 870-936-1000 or 870-936-8000 or visit or

First Security Bancorp is an Arkansas-based financial services holding company with assets of more than $5.0 billion and more than 900 employees across 75+ statewide locations. The company offers solutions for the financial needs of individuals, businesses, and the public sector through a network of local community banks, investment banking and wealth management services, public finance, trusts, and mortgage services.

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