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The Catalyst Newsletter – June 2014 Edition

Support Children’s Regional Hospital on July 28
Join us for the Tribute to Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper on Monday, July 28, at Caffe Aldo Lamberti in Cherry Hill, NJ. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit The Children’s Regional Hospital and four of its special programs: Child Life Program, Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Child Abuse Prevention & Neglect Initiative and Cooper Learning Center.

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Annual Fundraiser to Honor Two Pediatric Leaders
Two esteemed leaders in Pediatric Medicine and Nursing, April Douglass-Bright, MD, Head, Division of General Pediatrics, and Michelle Basile, RNC-NIC, MA, CCRN, CBC, Staff Nurse, Newborn Intensive Care Unit will be honored during the Tribute to Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper on July 28.

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Parents’ Gift Celebrates Daughter’s Passion for Art 
Frank and Linda Falcone remember the personal care their daughter Jessie received at Cooper when she was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia. An aspiring artist, Jessie shared her passion for art with others. As a tribute to their daughter, the Falcone’s recently made a generous gift to Cooper, creating Jessie’s Art Cart for pediatric patients to explore art as they cope with their own diagnoses and hospital stays.

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Mary Ann Todd’s $30,000 gift to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper will be recognized through several naming opportunities.

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Upcoming eventsView All

Summer in the City 
June 26, July 3 and July 10, 5:30 p.m.
Sheila L. Roberts Park
6th & Washington Streets

Camden, NJKIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Family Festival 
July 16, 4 PM
Site of new academy
South 5th Street at the Washington Street entrance
Camden, NJ

Tribute to the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper
July 28, 5:30 PM
Caffe Aldo Lamberti
Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ

50th Anniversary of Ponzio’s and Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Event
September 23, 5 PM
Route 70, Cherry Hill, NJ

Pink Roses Teal Magnolias
October 26, 11 AM
Crowne Plaza
Cherry Hill, NJ