Chilton Hospital Auxiliary Invites the Community to Honor or Memorialize Through its 23rd Annual Tree of Lights|
The holiday season will be here in a flash. Now is the time to participate in Chilton Hospital Auxiliary’s 23rd annual Tree of Lights.
For $10 per name or $50 per family, anyone can purchase a light to shine in memory of, or in honor of, a friend or loved one. All proceeds will benefit the hospital.
The lights on the living Holiday Tree near the hospital’s entrance will shine throughout the holiday season. The donor and honoree names will be posted on commemorative boards in the lobby during December. The tree lighting will also take place on Dec. 5.
Forms are available at the front desk of the hospital and on the Auxiliary section of Chilton’s website at www.chiltonhealth.org/auxiliary. They must be completed by Nov. 22.
For more information, call the Chilton Hospital Auxiliary at (973) 831-5345.
About the Chilton Hospital Auxiliary
By maintaining on-going fund-raising programs, the Chilton Hospital Auxiliary has donated more than $4 million to the hospital for the purchase of major medical equipment and the support of health care programs. The group was organized five years before the hospital was built. The Auxiliary operates the hospital Gift Gallery. Fundraising activities include a biannual Fashion Show, Queen’s Tea, the annual Tree of Lights, Theatre Night, the Brick Walk, Casino Night, Boiling Springs Bank Alliance Program and Cash for Gold/Boutique, plus a variety of activities that accommodate a wide range of talents, ideas, and energies. Auxiliary meetings provide opportunities for fundraising organization, education and socialization. Members invite anyone who is interested in joining them as they fulfill their responsibilities to the hospital and the communities served to call (973) 831-5345.
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is the first hospital in New Jersey to received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. It is also a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. In addition, Chilton is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012 and 2013. Chilton’s many services include a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center a weight loss surgery program and minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.