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Berlin, Md. - The Hospital’s Junior Auxiliary Group presented a check to Atlantic General Hospital President and CEO Michael Franklin at their recent Bourbon and Bubbles fundraising event as a pledge toward the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation’s Campaign for the Future. More than 80 members of the Junior Auxiliary Group, along with family and friends, joined together at restaurant Rare and Rye to recognize the group’s significant contribution to the hospital’s $10 million philanthropic community support initiative. This was the group’s second installment towards their $25,000 pledge.

The Campaign for the Future 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 the new 18,000-square-foot full service John H. “Jack” Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center, which is set to be completed late spring of 2018, the completion of the 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.

Caption: Jill Ferrante, JAG President (center) presented the check along with members of the JAG Executive Committee to Michael Franklin, FACHE, AGH President & CEO; Jack Burbage, Campaign for the Future Co-Chair; Toni Keiser, AGH Vice President of Public Relations and Tammy Patrick, AGH Development Officer.

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 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, a network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists associated with AGH, cares for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit