Year: 2011

Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at Cooper Holds Fundraising Evening at Ponzio’s Diner

August 25, 2011

The Cooper Foundation is pleased to partner with the Fifis family for a special evening to support the Cooper lung cancer research program. Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM Place: Ponzio’s Diner, Route 70, Cherry Hill Tickets for the event are being sold for $100 each. To purchase tickets, or if…

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Cooper Employees Key to Success of “Operation Backpack”

August 25, 2011

Cooper staff at all levels from more than 50 departments joined together in collecting more than 250 new backpacks filled with school supplies for local children in need. Through “Operation Backpack,” a partnership between The Cooper Foundation and the Center for Family Services in Camden, Cooper employees purchased backpacks and filled them with back-to-school essentials…

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Smooth Jazz Wraps Up “Summer in the City” Concert Series

August 12, 2011

August 4 marked the last of the “Summer in the City” community concerts, but the series certainly ended with a smooth celebration! Check out these photos from Cooper Commons Park, where Red KoolAde Jazz entertained about 100 members of the community from Camden. Special thanks to Rita’s for providing water ice for the festivities! Thanks…

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Operation Backpack Fills Needs for New School Year

August 8, 2011

Cooper University Hospital has partnered with the Center for Family Services in a unique school supply collection drive to benefit local children in need. “Operation Backpack” brings Cooper employees together in teams to purchase new backpacks and fill them with new office and school supplies to help area students be well-prepared for the new school…

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More “Summer in the City” Celebrations!

August 4, 2011

Check out the photos from last week’s “Summer in the City” concert, featuring the talents of Jimmy Jorge and the Latin Express! Tonight, enjoy the smooth sounds of “Red KoolAde Jazz” in the final show of the annual music festival, starting at 5:30 p.m. in Cooper Commons Park, 6th and Washington Streets in Camden. The…

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More Photos from the Festivities at “Summer in the City” Concert Series

August 2, 2011

Children and adults alike had a grand time at the July 21 “Summer in the City” concert, featuring the talents of the Camden-based Sensational Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble! The “Summer in the City” Music Festival is sponsored by Cooper University Hospital, Campbell’s, Subaru and the Discovery Museum and is a joint collaboration of…

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Photos from First Summer In the City Concert Have Arrived!

July 26, 2011

The “Summer in the City” Music Festival in Camden on July 14 welcomed many area employees and community members to Cooper Commons Park. The crowd of more than 100 enjoyed the performance by “To the Max,” local performers who provided entertainment as the Discovery Museum provided activities for children and Rita’s Water Ice supplied free…

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Don’t Miss It! – Free “Summer in the City” Concert Tonight

July 14, 2011

The Second Annual “Summer in the City” Music Festival kicks off tonight with a free concert at Cooper Commons Park. Local band “To the Max” will take the stage at 5:30 p.m. Free refreshments and children’s activities will also be provided. Cooper Commons Park is located on Washington Street between Chambers and South 6th Streets…

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Rained Out! – Concert Series to Resume Next Week

July 7, 2011

Due to an excessive amount of water in the Cooper Commons Park, today’s “Summer in the City” concert has been cancelled for today at 5:30 p.m. but will be rescheduled at a later date. We are sorry for any inconvenience but look forward to seeing you at next week’s concert!

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“Summer in the City” Concert Series Kicks Off July 7

July 5, 2011

The second annual “Summer in the City” Music Festival will begin its weekly free neighborhood concerts this Thursday at Cooper Commons Park. Local band “Red KoolAde Jazz” will entertain in the first of four free concerts being held in neighborhood parks around Camden. The concert on Thursday will start at 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Commons…

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