Arabian Nights Gala Benefits Hospital

Vol. 10, No. 4
December, 2000

  • Winthrop Ranked #1 in Metropolitan Region for Open-Heart Surgery

  • Telemetry Monitoring Units Safeguard Cardiac Patients

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certified

  • Uterine Artery Embolization:
    A Non-Surgical Approach to Fibroid Tumors

  • Osteoporosis Studies Recruit Women

  • Senator Balboni Sponsors Grant for Neonatal Transport System

  • Re-Opening of Expanded Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Trials Focus on Children

  • Combating Tickborne Infectious Diseases

  • Warding off the Flu

  • Arabian Nights Gala Benefits Hospital

  • Changes to Winthrop�s Board of Directors

  • New Members Elected to Winthrop�s Board of Directors

  • Winthrop Directors Cut Ribbon at New Hospital Entrance

  • Senior Volunteer Awards Luncheon
    In appreciation of our devoted volunteers

  • New Name For The Long Island Poison Control Center

  • Winthrop Hosts Child Health Plus Open Enrollment


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  • One Thousand and One Arabian Nights set the stage for Winthrop�s annual fund-raising gala. Held on October 21 at EAB Plaza in Uniondale, the event raised more than $530,000 which will be used to support vital Hospital initiatives. More than 700 friends and supporters attended the elegant affair, which featured exotic entertainment evocative of ancient Arabia. Guests tried their luck at a dazzling casino area, cashed in their chips for exciting prizes, and danced the night away.

    �Proceeds from this fund-raiser will help support our campus-wide capital improvement campaign, which will enable the Hospital to continue to provide technologically advanced healthcare to the entire region,� said Gala Co-Chair Richard A. Newhouse, Jr., Chairman of Winthrop�s Board of Directors. Mr. Newhouse shared the role of Event Co-Chair with his wife, Tracy, and Winthrop attending gastroenterologist Robert S. Bartolomeo, MD.

    �As a practicing physician at Winthrop for the past 24 years, I am acutely aware of the need for continuous reinvestment in the Hospital�s infrastructure in order to continue to provide the excellent care for which the staff and Hospital are known,� added Dr. Bartolomeo.

    (Left to right) Winthrop�s President and Chief Executive Officer, Daniel P. Walsh, Mrs. Walsh, and event co-chairs Dr. and Mrs. Robert S. Bartolomeo and Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Newhouse, Jr., greet guests at the Hospital�s spectacular fund-raising gala, 1,001 Arabian Nights, held on October 21. The event benefited the Hospital�s programs and services.

    (Left to right) Winthrop Board member and EAB Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Edward Travaglianti, joins Mrs. Frank A. Monteleone, Dr. Monteleone, and Pat Travaglianti at the Hospital�s gala, held at EAB�s landmark headquarters in Uniondale.

    Despite the lure of game two of the 2000 Subway Series, more than 700 guests crowded the atrium at EAB Plaza in Uniondale to help raise more than half a million dollars to benefit Winthrop. Die-hard baseball fans were able to keep tabs on the game by watching a large screen television set up in the casino area.

    Lady Luck smiled on Mrs. Frank A. Monteleone, Dr. Monteleone, Mrs. Robert S. Bartolomeo, Dr. Angela Mitrani-Schwartz, Mrs. Michael Khalife, and Mrs. Victor Gallo, as they enjoyed a stop in the casino at 1,001 Arabian Nights, Winthrop�s Annual Gala spectacular.

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