– The Auxiliary of Atlantic General Hospital and Health System recently presented President and CEO, Michael Franklin, FACHE with a check in the amount of $50,000 toward the Campaign for the Future for their fiscal year 2016 fundraising efforts.
Along with this initial donation, the Auxiliary has made an additional pledge to raise $50,000 each year for the next five years totaling $300,000.
The funds raised during the “Atlantic General Campaign for the Future” ($10,000,000 philanthropic community support) will allow Atlantic General Hospital to complete $35 million in capital projects planned under the organization’s 2020 Vision five-year strategic plan. Among them is construction of a new 18,000-square-foot full service cancer care center, completion of a women’s health center in West Ocean City, renovation of existing surgical facilities and expansion of emergency services within Atlantic General Hospital as well as improvements to inpatient care areas.
Aux Awards lunch_1 – (From L to R) Barbara Lischak, Kathleen Loetz, Michael Franklin, Ann Hamilton, Margie DiNenna, Barbara Loffler
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion and chemotherapy for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.