Friday, November 09, 2012
SYRACUSE – St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation raised more than half a million dollars at its annual fundraiser events in 2012. The gala dinner dance netted more than $330,000, and the golf tournament netted nearly $227,000.
Annual Gala Dinner Dance
St. Joseph’s Foundation hosted its annual black tie optional gala dinner dance on June 1. The event, held at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, featured a Hollywood/red carpet theme. Presenting sponsor was Central New York Infusion Services, LLC; gala co-chairs were Dr. Randy and Mrs. Meg Green and Dr. Pawan and Mrs. Sue Rao. Proceeds from the gala support St. Joseph’s programs and services. Next year’s gala will be held Friday, May 31, 2013.
20th Annual Golf Classic
St. Joseph’s Foundation hosted its 20th annual Golf Classic on Sept. 7, at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino, raising thousands of dollars for enhancing patient care through the support of St. Joseph’s nationally recognized programs and services. The presenting sponsor of the 2012 tournament was Franciscan Companies, an affiliate of St. Joseph’s. Next year’s tournament will be Friday, September 6, 2013, at Turning Stone.
“This year was a tremendous success, thank you to everyone for your support,” said Margaret Martin, vice president for marketing, communications and development. “We were pleased to see friendly faces from past years and new partners for the future.”
St. Joseph's Foundation accepts donations year round. To donate, contact the Foundation at 702-2137, or visit its website.
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center is a non-profit, 431-bed hospital and health care system providing services to patients from Onondaga and 15 surrounding counties. Through prevention programs and the latest diagnostic treatment procedures, St. Joseph's works with patients to achieve optimum long-term health. A 14-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice award, St. Joseph’s is affiliated with Franciscan Companies and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis.