CMC 2012 Gala Event Raises over $185,000 in Support of Prenatal Care for Uninsured Women
On Friday, October 19, 2012 over 400 guests attended the Annual Catholic Medical Center Gala Event benefiting the Pregnancy Care Center, a service that provides prenatal care for the uninsured and underinsured women from the Manchester area. The event was held at the Brady Sullivan Plaza and was the most successful in CMC’s Gala history, raising over $185,000. According to event chairman Rick Botnick, President & CEO of E & R Laundry and Dry Cleaners, “It was my honor to chair this year’s event, because it is an important community program that helps hundreds of women each year receive the prenatal care they need to have a healthy pregnancy”.
Joe Graham, Vice President/General Manager of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment New Hampshire and Chairman of the CMC Board of Directors presented the Eighth Annual Charles F. Whittemore Award in honor of Charlie Whittemore, past president & CEO and long time Board member of CMC to Joseph Reilly, President/CEO and Co Founder of Centrix Bank.
"We are honored to present this year’s award to Joseph Reilly, for his dedication and philanthropic commitment to the community and the impact his generosity has made on the lives of countless people and organizations” says Joe Graham.
"This is my first Gala as President and CEO of Catholic Medical Center and I am thrilled to be part of the event” says Dr. Joseph Pepe. “The outpouring of support by our donors this year reinforces the level of community spirit we have in Greater Manchester for this vital service to those in need.
For more information about how to support Catholic Medical Center please call Keri Degen, Director of Philanthropy at 663.6056.