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Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation Golf Classic Raised $160,000

July 2, 2013

Middletown, NY- On Monday, June 17, Orange Regional Medical Center’s Foundation held its annual Golf Classic raising $160,000 in net proceeds to benefit Orange Regional Medical Center’s new Pediatric Center. The event was chaired by Jonathan Nasser, MD and Frank Giordano III and hosted more than 225 golfers at the Wallkill Golf Course and West Hills Country Club.

“Orange Regional’s annual Golf Classic is a community tradition and this year’s tournament was a tremendous success and enjoyable day for all who participated,” says Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation President Christine Maraia. “The golf tournament is one of our key fundraising events and we are appreciative for such a strong show of support from the community, sponsors, players as well as Hospital staff and volunteers.”

Over 40 volunteers raised funds by selling limited raffle tickets, basket raffles and procuring numerous sponsorships. Orange Regional’s President & CEO Scott Batulis tested the golfers’ skills at West Hills Country Club on hole 18, while Orange Regional’s Vice President of Medical Affairs, Dr. Jim Oxley challenged golfers on the eleventh hole at Wallkill Golf Course.

To learn more about the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation and the ways to donate to Orange Regional Medical Center, call 845-333-2333 or visit www.ormc.org/foundation.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

About the Orange Regional’s Pediatric Center
The new Pediatric Center will provide children, from birth to age 17, with quality care in a child-friendly, family centered environment. It will offer access to a variety of specialists from emergency care to a wide range of pediatric sub-specialties in a state-of-the-art facility and will be designed specifically to reduce fear and anxiety. The Pediatric Center will be phased in over three years. The plan will include construction of a designated Pediatric Emergency Unit within Orange Regional’s current Emergency Department, the hiring of Pediatric Hospitalists, Pediatric Unit staff and a Child Life Specialist, the addition of Pediatric sub-specialty services for outpatients and inpatients, enhancements to the existing Pediatric Inpatient Unit, as well as the addition of a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) plus community outreach and education programs focusing on children’s health and wellness.

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