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Provident Bank Foundation Donation
The Provident Bank Foundation recently made a generous gift to the Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center Foundation that will help improve the health and wellness of residents with limited access to care throughout Hudson and southern Bergen Counties.
Jane Kurek, Executive Director of The Provident Bank Foundation, along with David Ostrowski and Jorge Tutiven of Provident Bank, visited Palisades Medical Center to present The Provident Bank Foundation Major $10,000 Grant to support the hospital’s Community Outreach Program. The program addresses the healthcare challenges of individuals in Hudson and Bergen Counties with special emphasis on HgA1c diabetes screening and education. Over the course of the grant, the Community Outreach Program will provide diabetes screenings for 1,400 individuals at healthcare screening events throughout our area.
Summer Samba Night
It was a festive night of celebrity guests, great food, music and dancing at Son Cubano Restaurant and Bar as hundreds of our supporters united to raise funds to support Tackle Kids Cancer. The Summer Samba Night fundraiser was made possible thanks to the generous support of Son Cubano owner, Alex Duran. Hosts for the event included Cara and Luis Robles, NY Red Bulls Goalkeeper, and Jennifer and Dr. Michael Farber, Team Physician for the Brooklyn Nets, New Jersey Devils and New York Red Bulls. MSG Network personality Bill Pidto served as Master of Ceremonies, and the Title Sponsor was Audi.
28th Annual Palisades Classic
On May 21, golfers hit the links at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus during the 28th Annual Palisades Classic Golf Tournament.
During the Palisades Classic, golfers hit the links, tennis players put their racket skills to the test, and dozens more came to enjoy the evening reception.
“We are extremely grateful to all of the individuals and organizations that helped make this year’s Palisades Classic an overwhelming success,” said Anthony J. Passannante Jr., M.D., FACC, President of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center. “Their generous philanthropic support will help us ensure that we always provide our patients with the highest quality care.”
Local Residents Honored For Volunteer Service
Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center celebrated National Volunteer Week by holding a special luncheon at The Waterside in North Bergen to recognize its dedicated volunteers for their tireless efforts.
“Our volunteers play a vital role in helping Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center provide high quality care for our community,” said Joseph Burt, VP/Executive Director of the Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center Foundation. “They truly exemplify what it means to make a strong commitment to caring for our neighbors each and every day.”
During the Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, Mr. Burt and other Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center team members gave special awards and recognition to local residents to recognize their cumulative hours of volunteer service.
More than 200 volunteers offer their time and energy in almost every department of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center. Volunteer activities at Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center include assisting the nursing staff and patients, working in the Gift Shop, performing clerical duties, and organizing special fundraising events.
For more information or to volunteer, please call Denise Whitley, Coordinator of Volunteer Services.