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Chilton Hospital Employees Raise $10,000 for American Heart Association Heart Walk

Heart Walk 2013: Chilton Hospital employees and familiesEach year, the American Heart Association (AHA) hosts its “Heart Walk” and 5K run fundraiser in various locations around the country. The organization’s Morris County chapter held its 2013 event on October 13 at the Mack-Cali business center in Parsippany.

A total of 130 Chilton employees and their guests formed 11 teams, raising more than $10,000 for the AHA. The total is almost a 40 percent increase over last year’s donations. A portion of this year’s donations came from the hospital’s internal fundraisers held prior to the Heart Walk:

  • Bake Sale on September 30 ($316)
  • Autumn Basket Raffle on October 9 ($528)
  • Jeans Day on October 11 ($750)

“I’d like to thank everyone at Chilton who participated this year, whether at the hospital events, at the Heart Walk, or supporting one of our teams,” said Executive Director of Regulatory Affairs David Gourley, who is on the Morris County Heart Walk’s Executive Committee. “Through collaboration and compassion, we were able to make this year’s event another success for such a great cause. I’d also like to thank Thatcher McGhee’s Pub and Eatery for providing discount coupons to hand out during the Heart Walk at the Chilton table.”

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 or call 1-888-CHILTON.

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