For Immediate Release: June 19, 2017
The AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Mainland Auxiliary named Kathleen Cantwell, of Galloway Township, Auxilian of the Year at its annual luncheon June 19 at Gourmet Italian Cuisine, Galloway.
“Kathy has been a valuable volunteer at the Auxiliary-run Pine Cone Gift Shop over the last five years,” said Charmaine DellaNeve, of Galloway, president, ARMC Mainland Campus Auxiliary. “After a career in nursing, Kathy decided to give back in other ways, and began volunteering at the ARMC Auxiliary’s gift shop at Mainland Campus. She brings compassion and a big heart to the Auxiliary, and her shifts are filled with laughter and great stories”
About the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Auxiliary
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Mainland Auxiliary raises funds for patient services throughout ARMC Mainland Campus. The Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth, the Heart Institute, and the Progressive Cardiac Care and Acute Care for the Elderly units are among the services Auxiliary support has benefited. Founded in 1974, the Auxiliary has raised more than $2 million to benefit patient services at ARMC Mainland. In 2013, the Auxiliary pledged $500,000 to support the expansion of ARMC’s Mainland Campus. The first phase of the project opened in 2015.
AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,500 employees and more than 900 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.