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City of Camden to Dedicate Park in Honor of Long-time Community Leader Joan S. Davis on June 6

The City of Camden will hold a park dedication ceremony at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, to honor long-time civic and community leader Joan S. Davis.

The 7th Street Park will be renamed Joan S. Davis Park in recognition of Davis’ service to the City of Camden. A former educator and financial analyst, Davis currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees. She has held leadership positions at the Camden Free Public Library, CAMcare Health Corporation, Delaware River Port Authority, Home Port Alliance for the USS New Jersey, Cooper’s Ferry Development Corporation and the Camden Redevelopment Agency.

WHAT: Joan S. Davis Park Dedication

WHO: Joan S. Davis, Vice Chairman, Cooper Board of Trustees
Dana Redd, Camden Mayor
George E. Norcross, III, Chairman, Cooper Board of Trustees
Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO, The Cooper Foundation
John P. Sheridan, Jr., President and CEO, The Cooper Health System
Adrienne Kirby, Ph.D., President and CEO, Cooper University Health Care
Assemblyman Angel Fuentes
Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.
Camden County Freeholder Jeffrey Nash
More than 50 community leaders

WHEN: 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 6, 2013

WHERE: 7th Street Park
7th and Benson Street, Outside the Cooper University Hospital Emergency Department
Camden, NJ 08103