2003-11-21 / Community

Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser A Success For PHC


The recent fundraiser to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Fund and a new unit at Peninsula Hospital Center, which will address the disease, was a success, with more than 180 people attending. Pictured, from left, Robert Levine, the CEO of Peninsula Hospital Center; Joe Mure, president of the Brooklyn/Queens chapter of the fund; Alexis Lopez, the daughter of the organizer of the fundraiser; Dr. Perry Henderson, an Endocrino­logist at PHC and Tina Lopez.The recent fundraiser to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Fund and a new unit at Peninsula Hospital Center, which will address the disease, was a success, with more than 180 people attending. Pictured, from left, Robert Levine, the CEO of Peninsula Hospital Center; Joe Mure, president of the Brooklyn/Queens chapter of the fund; Alexis Lopez, the daughter of the organizer of the fundraiser; Dr. Perry Henderson, an Endocrino­logist at PHC and Tina Lopez.
Kathleen Diffendale, a school nurse at PS 114 in Belle Har­bor, (right), received an award for caring for children with juvenile diabetes with Alexis Lopez, who was diagnosed with the disease at the age of four.Kathleen Diffendale, a school nurse at PS 114 in Belle Har­bor, (right), received an award for caring for children with juvenile diabetes with Alexis Lopez, who was diagnosed with the disease at the age of four.

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