Women’s Association bluegrass bash raises $110K for Morristown children’s hospital

Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center’s Country Bluegrass Bash. From left: Dr. Walter Rosenfeld, Chair of Pediatrics, Goryeb Children’s Hospital; Marsha Wolfson, Event Co-Chair; Trish O’Keefe, PhD, RN, President, Morristown Medical Center; James Quinn, Chief Development Officer, Foundation for Morristown Medical Center; Mary Courtemanche, President, WAMMC; Katie Nolle, Event Co-Chair.
Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center’s Country Bluegrass Bash. From left: Dr. Walter Rosenfeld, Chair of Pediatrics, Goryeb Children’s Hospital; Marsha Wolfson, Event Co-Chair; Trish O’Keefe, PhD, RN, President, Morristown Medical Center; James Quinn, Chief Development Officer, Foundation for Morristown Medical Center; Mary Courtemanche, President, WAMMC; Katie Nolle, Event Co-Chair.
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From the Women’s Association of Morristown Medical Center:

WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION FOR MORRISTOWN MEDICAL CENTER RAISES OVER $110,000
FOR GORYEB CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT COUNTRY BLUEGRASS BASH

The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) is pleased to announce it raised over $110,000 at its Country Bluegrass Bash on May 10, 2019.

The funds raised will be directed towards building and outfitting a newly renovated room in the Foley Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center.

The “Country Bluegrass Bash” was hosted at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. More than 200 guests enjoyed a fun-filled evening with down-home country cuisine and fiddling by The Badly Bent Band, which played traditional bluegrass music.

Co-chaired by Katie Nolle and Marsha Wolfson, the event also featured a Wine Pull and Raffle Prizes, thanks to the generous contributions from WAMMC members, local supporters and sponsors.

“We are proud to continue to support Morristown Medical Center’s ongoing efforts to advance children’s health care in our community. We are equally proud of and extremely grateful to all of the volunteers who continue to live our motto of ‘Contributing with Passion,’ and who helped make this fundraiser to benefit the Foley Pediatric Intensive Care Unit such a great success,” said association President Mary Courtemanche.

“We are grateful to the Women’s Association for their ongoing support and for choosing our Foley Pediatric Intensive Care Unit as the beneficiary for this fundraising event, said Dr. Walter Rosenfeld, chair of pediatrics at Goryeb Children’s Hospital.

“Their generous pledge for our expansion will position Goryeb Children’s Hospital for the next decade and enable us to keep our promise to provide the highest quality care for our most fragile patients.”

ABOUT THE WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION FOR MORRISTOWN MEDICAL CENTER

Founded in March 1893 to provide financial support to Morristown Medical Center, part of the Atlantic Health System, the Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) helps enable the hospital to respond to the changing healthcare needs of the community.

With a volunteer base of more than 400 members, WAMMC hosts a number of fundraising events, anchored by the flagship event, Mansion in May Designer Showhouse and Gardens, open to the public every two years.

WAMMC also operates the hospital’s gift shops and The Bargain Box Thrift Boutique, as well as WAMMC Network TV, which created Calling All Kids and is the first in-house family television station for young patients and their families to enjoy during their stay at the hospital.

WAMMC is an integral part of the hospital’s ability to continue bringing cutting-edge technology and superior health services to the community, and has raised more than $30 million to date to support this mission.

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