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St. Vincent's Westchester Auxiliary Presents 2011 Youth Awards

Pictured in the photo, from left to right, standing: Bernadette Kingham-Bez, St. Vincent's executive director, Marie Silverman Marich of the Auxiliary Board, keynote speaker Stephen Paletta, Aileen Collins, Paul Francisco, Nicole Barletta, Allison Farber, Erica Baevsky, Gabrielle Carlisle, and Michael J. Spicer, president and CEO of Saint Joseph�s Medical Center. Seated, left to right: Troy Krusz, John Gillespie, Carly Sobecki and Karleanne Redpath. Missing from the photo are Amy Amornpongpisut, Matthew Fedorchak, Mollie Levine and Lauren Manzino.

 


St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester Auxiliary Board Announces 2011 Youth Awards

The St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester Auxiliary announced the winners of their 2011 Youth Awards, which honor area high school students for their volunteer service, at a ceremony yesterday at the hospital. The Auxiliary established the awards in 1993 to recognize young people whose volunteer service reflects the hospital's values of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence and to promote lifelong patterns of volunteerism.  Honorees were nominated for the award on the basis of their volunteer service. The keynote speaker was philanthropist Stephen Paletta, whose $1 million prize as the "biggest giver" on the reality show "Oprah's Big Give" led him to launch the Give Back Foundation which allows anyone to join and set up their own personal foundation accounts.

 

The 2011 Youth Award honorees are:

 

Amy Amornpongpisut of Rye, Harrison High School

Erica Baevsky of Harrison, Rye Country Day School

Nicole Barletta of Harrison, Harrison High School

Gabrielle Carlisle of Croton-on-Hudson, Our Lady of Good Counsel Academy

Aileen Collins of Pleasantville, The Ursuline School

Allison Farber of Rye, Rye Country Day School

Matthew Fedorchak of Rye, Rye High School

Paul Francisco of Pelham Manor, Salesian High School

John Gillespie of Rye, Iona Preparatory School

Troy Edward Krusz of Mount Vernon, Fordham Preparatory School

Mollie Levine of Scarsdale, Edgemont High School

Lauren Manzino of Scarsdale, School of the Holy Child

Karleanne Redpath, Bronxville High School

Carly Sobecki of Pleasantville, Convent of the Sacred Heart

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Dean Civitello, Vice President, Public Relations:

(914) 378-7816 or dean.civitello@saintjosephs.org

 

SAINT JOSEPH’S MEDICAL CENTER COMPLETES PURCHASE OF

ST. VINCENT’S HOSPITAL WESTCHESTER

 

Yonkers, New York (November 1, 2010)—Saint Joseph’s Medical Center (Saint Joseph’s) of Yonkers today completed its purchase of St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester (St. Vincent’s) of Harrison. The sale includes St. Vincent’s main hospital campus in Harrison, which includes 138 inpatient beds and large ambulatory mental health and chemical dependency programs throughout the region, with more than 600,000 annual visits. In Westchester County, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, St. Vincent’s also operates 600 residential beds for people with mental illness.

 

“This is a great day for Saint Joseph’s and for the many people we serve,” said James Landy, Chair of Saint Joseph’s Board of Trustees. “With this acquisition, Saint Joseph’s opens a new chapter in what has been a successful path focused on fiscal stability and growth.”

 

“We are very pleased to have St. Vincent’s join the Saint Joseph’s family,” said Michael Spicer, Saint Joseph’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our acquisition of St. Vincent’s, combined with Saint Joseph’s extensive behavioral health services, will mean we are one of the largest providers of mental health and chemical dependency services in the region.”

 

Founded by the Sisters of Charity, Saint Joseph’s is a not-for profit healthcare facility that has been serving the community from the same location on South Broadway in Yonkers since 1888. Saint Joseph’s provides a vast array of services for all ages, ranging from a children’s dental clinic and Family Health Center to a state-of-the-art Emergency Room, one of the busiest in Westchester County, and an Ambulatory Surgery Center. In addition, Saint Joseph’s offers the only family medicine residency program in Westchester and is a leader in providing geriatric services.

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact: Dean Civitello, 914-378-7608

 

SAINT JOSEPH’S MEDICAL CENTER SIGNS CONTRACT TO PURCHASE ST. VINCENT’S HOSPITAL WESTCHESTER

 

(Yonkers, New York):  Saint Joseph’s Medical Center (St. Joseph’s) of Yonkers, N.Y., today signed a contract to purchase St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester of Harrison, N.Y., from Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers (Saint Vincent’s).

 

“We are very pleased to have completed this significant step in the process of acquiring St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester,” said James J. Landy, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Saint Joseph’s Medical Center. “Once all of the approvals have been finalized, we look forward to supporting and sustaining the important mental health and chemical dependency services St. Vincent’s Westchester provides for the residents of Westchester County and the New York City metropolitan area.“

 

Michael Spicer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Joseph’s Medical Center, said, “Saint Joseph’s and St. Vincent’s Westchester share a tradition of exceptional community-based patient care. With this acquisition, we can build on the legacy of mission and service given to us by the Sisters of Charity.”

 

Saint Joseph’s and Saint Vincent’s will begin working immediately to secure regulatory approvals and execute the transition of this program. Saint Vincent’s will submit the agreement to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York for approval. Saint Joseph’s is applying for approval for the transition by the NYS Department of Health, NYS Office for Mental Health, and NYS Office for Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.

 

Founded by the Sisters of Charity, Saint Joseph’s is a not-for profit healthcare facility that has been serving the community from the same location on South Broadway in Yonkers since 1888. Saint Joseph’s provides a vast array of services for all ages, ranging from a children’s dental clinic and Family Health Center to a state-of-the-art Emergency Room and Ambulatory Surgery Center. Saint Joseph’s offers special expertise in geriatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, renal dialysis and mental health.

 

St. Vincent’s Westchester was founded in Harrison in 1879 by the Sisters of Charity, and provides inpatient and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency services for children, adolescents, adults and their families at its main campus in Harrison and at locations in White Plains, Tuckahoe and Port Chester. In addition, the hospital operates residential programs in Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Westchester, and opioid treatment services in Brooklyn, Queens and Westchester.