July 2013 NewsFlash

Pocono Health Foundation Awards Over $70,000 in Community Grants and Scholarships

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, the Pocono Health Foundation (PHF) awarded over $70,000 to various community organizations and students. The presentation of these awards was part of PHF’s 21st annual grant reception, which was held at the Hughes Cancer Center at Pocono Medical Center (PMC) located in East Stroudsburg.

Kathleen E. Kuck, President and CEO of Pocono Health System/Pocono Medical Center explains that, “Service is at the very heart of this organization and through the Pocono Health Foundation’s efforts, we are linking the community together one step at a time.”

The ten Monroe County community organizations that were honored through the generosity of the Dr. Alberta Finch Children’s Health Endowment Fund and the Dr. Claus G. Jordan Endowment Fund include the following:
• American Red Cross
• Center for Vision Loss
• Equi-librium, Inc.
• Melon’s Gift, Inc.
• Pike County Advanced Life Support
• Pocono Alliance
• Pocono Family YMCA
• The Salvation Army
• Valerie M. Hodge Memorial Dental Center
• Women’s Resources

As a result of the R. Dale Hughes Nursing Scholarship Endowment, Jennie Cramer Memorial Nursing Scholarship, Robert A. Gordon Memorial Nursing Scholarship, and the Dr. Elmo J. Lilli Healthcare Scholarship the following students from northeastern Pennsylvania schools received scholarships:
1. Ferusha Feradova of Shawnee-on-Delaware
2. Margaret Stewart of Stroudsburg
3. Brittney Jackson of Pocono Manor
4. Abigail Green of Stroudsburg

The Valerie M. Hodge Memorial Dental Center also received a grant from the Community Health Fund. In addition to these grants and scholarships, one PMC physician received a grant from the William B. Cramer Medical Staff Equipment Endowment to enhance the medical services provided to the community.

Finch Caption:
Seated: Dr. Alberta Finch
Standing (l-r): Major James Gingrich, Salvation Army; Beth Moses, Melon’s Gift, Inc.; Mary Coopersmith, Valerie M. Hodge Dental Center and Nicole Hill, Pocono Family YMCA.

Jordan Caption:
(l-r): Jane Koelbel, Women’s Resources; Cindi Starner, Center for Vision Loss; Roxanne Powell, Pocono Alliance; Mary Coopersmith, Valerie M. Hodge Dental Center; Nicole Hill, Pocono Family YMCA; Kyle Wright and Representative from Pike County Advanced Life Support; Major James Gingrich, Salvation Army; Barbara Jordan; Wills Jordan and Michael Jordan.

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