2007-11-30 / Community

St. John's Episcopal Hospital's Chrysanthemum Ball a Success

According to Penny Chin, spokesperson for St. John's Episcopal Hospital, the 2007 Chrysanthemum Ball was a success. More than 600 reservations were secured for the event held on Saturday, October 27, 2007, at the Sands at Atlantic Beach. At the Ball, the Development Board raised more than a quarter of a million dollars to support the Hospital. The Humanitarian Award recipients honored that evening were: Ronald Brenner, MD, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry; Subramoniam Madhusoodanan, MD, Associate Chairman, Department of Psychiatry; Harsha V. Reddy, MD, Director, Consultation/ Liaison Services, Department of Psychiatry; and Puangsri Suwankosai, MD, Chairman, Department of Pathology. Pictured, the Chrysanthemum Ball honorees with guests. They included (from left to right): Canon Diane M. Porter, member, Episcopal Health Services (EHS) Board of Managers; Puangsri Suwankosai, MD, honoree and Chairman, Department of Pathology; Councilman James Sanders, Jr; Ronald Brenner, MD, honoree and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry; Margaret Carpenter, President, St. John's Development Board; Subramoniam Madhusoodanan, MD, Associate Chairman, Department of Psychiatry; Harsha V. Reddy, MD, Director, Consultation/Liaison Services, Department of Psychiatry; and John Gupta, Chief Executive Officer, St. John's Episcopal Hospital.

Chrysanthemum Ball Chairpersons at the raffle table (from left to right): Libby Peppe, Merryl Makabali, and Maccy Paley. Chrysanthemum Ball Chairpersons at the raffle table (from left to right): Libby Peppe, Merryl Makabali, and Maccy Paley. Enjoying the evening's festivities were (standing from left to right): Michael Benimowitz, Development Board; Glen Seidner; Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert Makabali, Development Board; Ian Lee; Lori Weiner; Peter Frankel, Catering and Entertainment Chairman; (seated from left to right) Barbara Benimowitz, Development Board; Robin Abramowitz; Howard Siskind, Vice President, Special Events, Development Board; Linda Siskind, Development Board; and Nancy Frankel, Development Board. Enjoying the evening's festivities were (standing from left to right): Michael Benimowitz, Development Board; Glen Seidner; Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert Makabali, Development Board; Ian Lee; Lori Weiner; Peter Frankel, Catering and Entertainment Chairman; (seated from left to right) Barbara Benimowitz, Development Board; Robin Abramowitz; Howard Siskind, Vice President, Special Events, Development Board; Linda Siskind, Development Board; and Nancy Frankel, Development Board. Dr. Gilbert and Merryl Makabali (left), Chrysanthemum Ball Co-Chair, greeted Bonnie and Bill Henry, who was Co-Chair of the Chrysanthemum Ball Journal. All four are members of St. John's Development Board. Dr. Gilbert and Merryl Makabali (left), Chrysanthemum Ball Co-Chair, greeted Bonnie and Bill Henry, who was Co-Chair of the Chrysanthemum Ball Journal. All four are members of St. John's Development Board. Among the Chrysanthemum Ball guests were (from left to right): Sheldon Gleich, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases; Hana Ilan, MD, Chairman of the Department of Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine; and Madeline and Dr. Samuel Bavli, Associate Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine. Among the Chrysanthemum Ball guests were (from left to right): Sheldon Gleich, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases; Hana Ilan, MD, Chairman of the Department of Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine; and Madeline and Dr. Samuel Bavli, Associate Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine. Rabbi Kenneth N. Hain of Congregation Beth Sholom blessed the bread. Rabbi Kenneth N. Hain of Congregation Beth Sholom blessed the bread. At left: Gathered together were: (standing from left to right) Rev. Owen Thompson; Margaret Carpenter, President, Development Board; Tim Carpenter, Development Board; Jonna Thompson; Norman Horowitz; The Venerable Canon Jerome Nedelka, member, EHS Board of Managers; (seated from left to right) Melvin Stecher; Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Pastore; and Ruth Nedelka. At left: Gathered together were: (standing from left to right) Rev. Owen Thompson; Margaret Carpenter, President, Development Board; Tim Carpenter, Development Board; Jonna Thompson; Norman Horowitz; The Venerable Canon Jerome Nedelka, member, EHS Board of Managers; (seated from left to right) Melvin Stecher; Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Pastore; and Ruth Nedelka.

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