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Published on December 18, 2013


Girls Sell Bracelets to Raise Money for Cancer Center
When their “Great Grammie” was undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Madison Ryan-Bradley, 11 and her cousin Haley Jackson, 9, wanted to raise money to help cure cancer. The girls got together and made and sold pink and white bracelets to their friends and family. They were able to raise $60 for the Crozer Regional Cancer Center.

Pictured from left to right are: “Great Grammie”
Verna Ryan, Madison Ryan-Bradley, Haley Jackson
and Nicholas Voight, manager of Special Events
for the Crozer-Chester Foundation.

TD Bank Donates More Than $3,800 through Affinity Program
TD Bank presents the Crozer-Chester Foundation with a check for $3,858.44 in support of the annual fund at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.  This donation was made possible through the banks Affinity Banking Program which provides an annual donation based on a percentage of the average balance in the Crozer-Keystone employees, volunteers and physicians accounts. TD has donated more than $31,000 through this program over the last eight years.

Lori Markusfeld, left, assistant vice president of Crozer-Keystone’s
Foundations, and  Stephen Sullivan, vice president and executive
director of Crozer-Keystone’s Foundations, are presented with the
check from TD Bank’s Todd Ferrara and Courtney M. English.

First-Ever CCPT Walk/Run is a Success
The first Crozer Cancer Project Team (CCPT) Care2Cure 5K Walk/Run was held on Oct. 20. It began at the Crozer-Keystone Cancer Center at Brinton Lake and continued past the Shoppes at Brinton Lake. The well-attended CCPT event raised over $6,000.

The Crozer Cancer Project Team was formed to help raise funds for the Crozer Regional Cancer Center. Each month, the committee will host a variety of fundraisers to support the Cancer Center.  Please visit

Getting ready for the race are, from left to right:
James Lebedda, M.D.,  Mary Lou Patton, M.D., Tracy Virgilio,
Richard Virgilio, Kathy Campbell and in the front:  AJ German,
Raymond J. Vivacqua, M.D., and Sharon Latini. 

Battle on the Boulevard Raises $3,100 for Burn Center Representatives from the Milmont Fire Company and Folsom Fire Company recently visited Crozer-Chester Medical Center to present a donation of $3,100 to benefit the medical center's Nathan Speare Regional Burn Treatment Center. The money was raised through "The Battle of the Boulevard," a charity softball game between the companies held on Sept. 8 at Nall Field on MacDade Boulevard. All proceeds from the event, including food sales, raffle ticket sales and donations, went to the Burn Treatment Center.

CCPT committee members Wanda McCue
and Tony Cavaliere helped to organize the
event – and both ran as well.

Giving Corner
Thinking about retirement?  Worried you will not have enough income from Social Security and savings to meet your expenses once you retire?  A Charitable Gift Annuity (CGS) may help those who are at least 65 years old with this predicament. Donate a specific amount of money to the foundation and, in return, the foundation will pay you a set amount of cash each month for the rest of your life. Would you like to learn more about CGAs? Then contact Stephen P. Sullivan, vice president and executive director of the Delco Memorial and Crozer-Chester Foundations at 610-447-6112 or Stephen.sullivan@crozer.orgfor more specific information.

Pictured from left to right: Ed Grossman, Folsom Fire Co.;
Geri Bozinko, Crozer-Keystone Burn Outreach Program
Coordinator; Mike McNeely (back), Folsom Fire Co.; Jay Volpone
Sr., Deputy Chief, Milmont Fire Co.; Mary Lou Patton, M.D.,
Crozer-Keystone critical care surgeon; Ben Salmieri, Deputy Chief,
Folsom Fire Co.; Richard Sullivan Jr., Captain, Milmont Fire Co.;
Betsy Sullivan (back right); Deborah Love, MBA, MSN, Director of
Marketing, Burn and Psychiatry; and Cynthia Reigart, BSN,
Director, Burn Treatment Center.

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