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St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation Fundraiser Goes ‘Over the Edge’

St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 10, 2013) – The question is not how far you would go, but rather, how high you would go to benefit your community. St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation is calling all philanthropists with a taste for adventure to join in their inaugural Over the Edge event on August 16 and 17 in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.

Towering at 386 feet, One Progress Plaza stands as the tallest building in St. Petersburg. Participants will go to their vertical limit, rappelling down the side of this landmark tower. Along with the rappelling participants, the event is expecting support from local celebrity figures, athletes and national brands.

St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation has teamed with advertising agency, The Clear Agency, to establish a successful Over the Edge event in St. Petersburg. The Clear Agency is planning a high-profile event, attracting powerful brands to the community and gaining exposure for the St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation.

Over the Edge participants are asked to raise a minimum of $1,000 to benefit St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation – a 501 (c) 3 organization. All participants must be 18 or older by the event date and weigh between 100 and 300 pounds.

To participate or for more information, please contact Taylor Montgomery at, (727) 825-1461. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Megan Singh at, (727) 489-2332, extension 115.

About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 395-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. St. Anthony’s celebrated its 80th year in 2011, and the hospital continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. St. Anthony’s has received the 2012 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement award.  St. Anthony’s Susan Sheppard McGillicuddy Breast Center received accreditation from both the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Radiology. For superior energy efficiency, St. Anthony’s earned the EPA’s ENERGY STAR three consecutive times.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at


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