J.C. Blair Auxiliary Gala Raises $66,000 for Emergency Department
J.C. Blair Emergency Department Medical Director John Roth, M.D. (center) accepts a $66,000 check from The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair for the emergency department expansion and renovation project. The donation represents proceeds from the Second Century Inaugural Gala "Celebrate the Night" benefit event held November 3 at Lake Raystown Resort. Presenting the check are (left to right) J.C. Blair's Auxiliary President Melanie MacDonald, J.C. Blair's Auxiliary Past President Sharon Bookhamer, Emergency Department Medical Director John Roth, Gala Co-Chairs John and Angie Thompson and Kara Cook-Ritchey. Absent from the photo is Gala Co-Chair Robb Ritchey. "We are so grateful to the Thompson's and Ritchey's for volunteering their time to put on such a successful fundraising event and grateful to the community for supporting the efforts of the J.C. Blair Auxiliary and Hospital," said Bookhamer. To make a gift to the Emergency Department project or become involved with the Auxiliary, please contact J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Marsha Hartman at (814) 643-8888 or firstname.lastname@example.org.