2006-12-22 / Community

SJEH Hosts Successful Chrysanthemum Ball

The Development Board of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital raised more than $275,000 at the recent Chrysanthemum Ball. Held on December 2, 2006, at The Sands at Atlantic Beach, nearly 600 danced and dined the evening away for a good cause. Posing with the Humanitarian Award recipients were (from left to right): The Venerable Canon Jerome J. Nedelka, Board of Managers, Episcopal Health Services Inc.; Margaret Carpenter, President, St. John’s Development Board; The Right Reverend Orris G. Walker, Jr., President and Chairman, Board of Managers, EHS; Dr. Alan Richer, Honoree, Far Rockaway Hyperbaric; Joel R. Macher, Honoree, Far Rockaway Hyperbaric; Lloyd A. Bardfeld, DPM, Honoree and Chief of Podiatry; Maccy and Donald Paley, Honoree, Secretary and Treasurer, Development Board; and Luis A. Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer.

The success of the event was the result of the hard work of many, including (from left to right): Peter Frankel, Catering and Entertainment Chairman; Merryl Makabali, Ball Co-Chairman; Margaret Carpenter, Development Board President; and Libby Peppe, Ball Co-Chairman. Missing from the photograph were: Howard Siskind, Vice President of Special Events; and Journal Chairmen William Henry and Melvin Young, MD. The success of the event was the result of the hard work of many, including (from left to right): Peter Frankel, Catering and Entertainment Chairman; Merryl Makabali, Ball Co-Chairman; Margaret Carpenter, Development Board President; and Libby Peppe, Ball Co-Chairman. Missing from the photograph were: Howard Siskind, Vice President of Special Events; and Journal Chairmen William Henry and Melvin Young, MD. Donald Paley, (right) Humanitarian Award recipient and Development Board Treasurer, presented Luis A. Hernandez, the Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, with a check for $88,000 from the Development Board, while Carpenter looked on. Donald Paley, (right) Humanitarian Award recipient and Development Board Treasurer, presented Luis A. Hernandez, the Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, with a check for $88,000 from the Development Board, while Carpenter looked on. Rabbi Kenneth N. Hain of Congregation Beth Sholom blessed the bread. Rabbi Kenneth N. Hain of Congregation Beth Sholom blessed the bread.

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