Organizations Team Up for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

6th annual Teal Talk set for Wednesday, Sept. 27

JONESBORO, Ark – NEA Baptist and First Security Bank present the 6th 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 27, and is part of the annual Hope Week initiative led by NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation.

Sanjeev Kumar, MD, gynecologic oncologist at NEA Baptist Fowler Family Center for Cancer Care, will discuss ovarian and other cancers while guests enjoy a free lunch. There will also be a new community panel this year featuring women who have experienced an ovarian cancer diagnosis. 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

The Teal Talk Luncheon is a Hope Week event. To find a complete listing of the 12th Annual Hope Week events from September 23 – September 30, 2017, 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.


Press release from NEA Baptist

featured photo from, 2012 Teal Talk luncheon

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