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14th Annual CKHS Invitational Golf Tournament


FMFCU winners

The Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union team was the
1st place foursome at the Crozer-Keystone
Invitational Golf Tournament this year. Pictured from
left to right are Stephen P. Sullivan, vice president
and executive director of the Crozer-Chester and
Delco Memorial Foundations; Dan Kennedy; Joe
Lastowka, Delco Memorial Foundation board member;
Gene Zegar; Jim Geier; and Dennis Poisz, White
Manor assistant golf pro.
















The 14th Annual Crozer-Keystone Invitational Golf Tournament was held on Sept.11 at White Manor Country Club, in Malvern. A total of 104 golfers enjoyed a perfect day of golf while supporting the programs and services of the hospitals of the Crozer-Keystone Health System.  John F. Trickett has been the chairman of this event since its inception 14 years ago. Save the date for next year’s tournament, which will be held on Sept. 30, 2013 at DuPont Country Club.     

Planned Giving Corner:

What is a planned gift?

A planned gift can be defined as a way to support nonprofit organizations and charities that enables the individual/donor to make a larger gift than they could make from their income. This gift may be made during a donor’s lifetime or at death. Some planned gifts provide lifelong income to the donor. Others, through estate and tax planning techniques, can provide for a charity and other heirs in ways that maximize the gift and/or minimize its impact on the donor's estate.

Whether a donor uses cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance, a retirement plan, etc., the benefits of funding a planned gift can make this type of charitable giving very attractive to both a donor and a charity.

A planned gift may include:

  • An outright gift that uses appreciated assets as a substitute for cash
  • A gift that returns income or other financial benefits to the donor in return for the contribution
  • A gift payable upon the donor’s death

Contact Steve Sullivan at the Foundation to learn how you can make a positive impact on the future of healthcare with a planned gift.  He can be reached at (610) 447-6112 or by e-mail at

Thrift Shoppe

Delaware County Memorial Hospital has a Thrift Shoppe located at 20 N. Lansdowne Avenue, in the heart of the Lansdowne business district. Open for business for over 40 years, the Thrift Shoppe first opened in the 1960s in Upper Darby and moved to its current location in Lansdowne in 1984. The Thrift Shoppe is run primarily by volunteers and carries a wide variety of furniture, collectibles, antiques, jewelry and clothing for every occasion, as well as household items. 

Proceeds from the sales at the Thrift Shoppe benefit the programs and services at DCMH. The hours of operation are Mondays and Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The shop is closed on Tuesdays and Sundays. Donations are always welcome and consigning is accepted by appointment only. For more information, contact the Thrift Shoppe directly at (610) 623-1662.  

Crozer Campaign: Extreme Makeover ~ The Crozer Edition

On Oct. 17, 2012, the employees at Crozer-Chester Medical Center kicked off a campaign to raise funds for The Extreme Makeover – The Crozer Edition. The goal is to raise $325,000 over a three-year period to help support the improvements for the environment of care and create 200 private rooms, and to upgrade the hospital corridors. 

Everyone enjoyed the festive kick-off event that included a video presentation, games, music, food and a guest appearance by a member of the Philadelphia Union. Weekly activities and games will be held up to Nov. 14 in the Atrium and cafeteria during lunch time. Employees are encouraged to support this project through donations made by payroll deductions or one-time only donations made by cash, check or credit card. Just think ― a donation of only a $2.50 per week will equal a $390 donation in three years. All gifts are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Employees who participate are eligible for weekly prizes as well as the grand prizes, which will be selected at the celebration event on Nov. 14. The Crozer-Chester Foundation thanks campaign chairs and committee members for the donation of their time, energy and enthusiasm. This improvement project will benefit our staff, families, neighbors and friends who live and work in our community.

Crozer 2012 Employee Campaign Committee Members

Cindy Adamson
Gail Baker
Walt Bisbee
Linda Bulger
David Bullen
Krista Burnell
Karen Carduff
Karen Ciaramella
Kathy Denny
Margie Dieter-Murphy
Kim Dougherty
Bruce Egan
Carlo Emmens
Elaine Foy
Mark Gallihue
Terry Hamson
Doress Harris
Fran Hildwine
Steve Jackson
Anita Keenan
Bob Kilroy
Christina Krasowski
Susan Kunkel
Nina Lafferty
Zanet Lester
Judy Lieberman
Deb Lillback
Sue Lohan 
Deb Love
Joanna Lucas
Terry Lynch
Ryan Majka
Joan Marino
Leslie Mickles
Daniel O’Loughlin
Kathy Poole
Sandra Puka
Keith Pulcini
Linda Ramsey
Cindy Reigart
Charles Reilly
Jeanne Rice
John Roselli
Connie Sonder
Katrina Stier
Tamika Stills
Gail Turley
Abbey Weintraub
Michele Williams
Eileen Young
Joanie Zakonis

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