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Mercy Medical Center Receives $215,000 From Council of Leagues

Presentation Made at Annual Luncheon

(June 16 – Rockville Centre, NY) – Mercy Medical Center has received a donation of $215,000 from the Council of Leagues, the auxiliary organization that coordinates the efforts of a dozen individual community-based League groups in Nassau County that provide volunteer and fund-raising support for the hospital.

The gift, representing the proceeds of the past year's numerous local fund-raising events and activities, was presented to Ron Steimel, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, by Council of Leagues president Barbara Cheslock of Hicksville, at the Council's 49th Annual Luncheon at Verdi's of Westbury. More than 100 attended the event, which included the presentation of 50 Year Service Awards to six Leagues members: Margaret Ternan of the Roslyn-East Williston League; Marie Hartman and Evelyn Henneberry of the United Hempstead League; and Mildred Emanuele, Belle Santolli and Frances Scala of the Westbury League.

Founded in 1931, The Council of Leagues of Mercy Medical Center has over 2,000 members throughout Nassau County, whose individual chapters are united in their support of Mercy.

Photo: Barbara Cheslock, president of The Council of Leagues presented the group's $215,000 donation to Ron Steimel, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Mercy Medical Center.







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