Cooper Reboots Annual Charity Ball

December 16, 2010

Cooper’s annual charity ball is changing. Instead of the traditional dinner dance, expect the unexpected. On Saturday night, March 26, 2011, join us at the Cooper Red Hot Gala at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. Dance to the music of three great bands and enjoy fabulous food and good friends. Your contribution will…

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Update: Cooper Holiday Adopt-A-Family Program

December 10, 2010

Employees from around Cooper continue to make a difference in the lives of South Jersey families in need this holiday season with the Adopt-A-Family program. In partnership with Volunteers of America of the Delaware Valley, staff in teams and departments have “adopted” more than 50 families (and counting). Each team or department is providing gifts,…

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Cooper/Lanning Holiday Festival a Hit!

December 6, 2010

Lanning Square Park, Cooper Commons Park, and the Roberts Pavilion at Cooper University Hospital were filled with music and holiday cheer as Rowan University’s Concert Choir and community members celebrated the season December 3. Following visits from Santa at both neighborhood parks, a special one-night art show at the hospital welcomed all visitors. Thanks to…

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Former Preemie Collects Pennies for NICU

November 30, 2010

On Thursday, November 18, Melvin Sheppard and his family presented nearly $150 in pennies to Cooper’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Melvin was born 13 years ago – and nine weeks early, weighing only 2.9 pounds. His life was saved by the NICU’s exceptional care and life saving equipment. Now a 7th grader living in…

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Cooper Partners with Volunteers of America at the Holidays

November 26, 2010

Departments throughout Cooper will be working with the Volunteers of America of the Delaware Valley to help brighten the holidays for area families in need through the “Adopt-A-Family” program. Each department is matched with a family and receives information about that family, including children’s gender, age, clothing size, and toy “wish lists.” Employees in that…

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Cooper/Lanning Holiday Festival Brightens the Season December 3

November 23, 2010

Three very special events will help Cooper celebrate the holidays in the community this year, as part of the Cooper Lanning Holiday Festival on December 3. At 3:30 PM, Lanning Square Park in Camden (on 4th Street between Clinton and Washington) will play host as the Rowan University Choir performs. Santa will be on hand…

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Cooper Announces Annual Public Meeting

November 19, 2010

Cooper University Hospital invites the greater South Jersey community to attend its Annual Public Meeting. Spokespeople from across Cooper will highlight key developments of the previous year and discuss efforts to improve the health and wellness of the local community. Meeting Details: Tuesday, December 7, 2010 – 5:00 PM Cooper University Hospital – Roberts Pavilion…

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Cooper Foundation Announces First Research Grants

November 17, 2010

The Cooper Foundation is pleased to announce that Ryan Arnold, MD and William Sirover, MD will be the first awardees of its research grants administered through the Cooper Research Institute. Dr. Arnold, the awardee in the category of researchers who have completed their residency/fellowship within the past 5 years, will use his award to study…

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“A Season of Hope” Celebration Benefits Trauma Family Support Group

November 8, 2010

Celebrating the holidays can be particularly difficult for families with loved ones who have suffered traumatic injuries. The Trauma Family Support Group at Cooper stands ready to help families deal with the shock, depression and grieving that can accompany these life-altering events. This holiday season, the Foundation is assisting the Trauma Department with their annual…

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“Tribute to Trauma” Raises More Than $80,000 for Cooper’s Level 1 Trauma Center

October 13, 2010

Lee Solomon of Haddonfield, NJ, his family, friends and business associates from throughout New Jersey, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, attended a fundraiser at Cooper University Hospital exactly one year after a bike accident almost took his life. Solomon, a former state superior court judge, county and federal prosecutor, county freeholder and state assemblyman,…

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