Event honors seven exceptional cancer care physicians
White Plains, NY (November 4, 2013) –The Auxiliary of White Plains Hospital will hold its annual fall fundraiser on Thursday November 21st at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, NY. Celebration 2013: Raising the Roof on a New Cancer Center, will honor: Drs. Dan Costin, Mark Fialk, Mark Gordon, Herb Gretz, Seth Lerner, Sara Sadan and Randy Stevens and their significant contributions to the legacy of the Hospital's outstanding Cancer Program. The evening will also be a celebration of the exciting initiatives on the horizon. Currently, renovations are underway in the White Plains Hospital's Dickstein Cancer Center (DCTC) and construction of a new medical office building adjacent to DCTC will begin in 2014. When it is completed in early 2015, the cancer program will have doubled its size, adding space for infusion, physician offices and patient amenities.
Celebration 2013: Raising the Roof begins at 6:30 p.m. and will feature cocktails, a lavish buffet, raffle prizes and live entertainment. "The evening is one of White Plains Hospital's most celebrated events, with all of this year's proceeds benefiting the Hospital's Cancer Program," said event co-chair Cindy Frenchman. "We are honored to have had a hand in planning this event and we look forward to celebrating our esteemed honorees at what promises to be a most festive evening," added Nancy Gilbert, event co-chair.
The Auxiliary of White Plains Hospital is made up of over 800 dedicated individuals with a mission to promote and advance the welfare of the institution. Members proudly and passionately serve as advocates for the Hospital, organizing and overseeing several fundraising and outreach events in the community and contributing thousands of volunteer hours every year. Many also serve on the Hospital's Board of Directors.
Tickets for Celebration 2013: Raising the Roof cost $250. For further information and to purchase tickets, please log on to www.givetowphospital.org/auxevent2013 or call the White Plains Hospital Development Office at 914-681-1040.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is an eleven-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.