Club W Reinvents the 1940's in All It's Glory at Winthrop's Annual Gala

Vol. 12, No. 3
December, 2002

  • A Vision Moves One Step Closer to Reality - Ground Breaks on Winthrop's New Heart Surgery Center and Pediatric Inpatient Center

  • Winthrop Ranked Among Best in New York State for Bypass Surgery

  • New, Dedicated Pediatric Emergency Unit Opens at Winthrop - Provides Specialized Care for Children's Unique Needs

  • Pediatric Asthma Parents Support Group - Try talking with others about Asthma�

  • Club W Reinvents the 1940's in All It's Glory at Winthrop's Annual Gala

  • Winthrop's Rheumatoid Arthritis Center Offers Treatment, Relief From Chronic Pain of Joint Disease

  • Winthrop Pediatric Opthalmologist Performs New, Successful Surgery on Patient with Rare Eye Disorder

  • From Hospital to Home, Winthrop Provides New Moms with Tools for Breastfeeding Success

  • Winthrop Named New York State Regional Perinatal Center - One of Only 18 Centers in all of New York State to Receive Prestigious Designation

  • Winthrop Receives Department Of Education Statewide Award For Employment Of People With Disabilities

  • Winthrop's New Website - Goes Live!

  • 'Celebrate America Fun-Fest- Benefits Winthrop's Cancer Center For Kids - Governor George Pataki, Senator Michael Balboni, Olympic Gold Medallist Sarah Hughes, Make Special Guest Appearances

  • Golfers Tee Off to Benefit Withrop's Institute for Heart Care at 17th Annual Golf Tournament

  • Assemblywoman Maureen O-Connell 'Reaches Out and Reads' to Local Children at Winthrop Pediatrics

  • Judging a Book by its Cover - All 3,000 of Them

  • Winthrop's Cancer Program Approved by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

  • Vascular Laboratory at Winthrop Achieves ICAVL Reaccredidation

  • 'Tis the Season for Giving

  • Senator Michael A.L. Balboni Sponsors $200,000 Bioterrorism Grant for Winthrop

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  • The 1940's were brought back to life at Winthrop's Gala at Club W. Royal blue velvet draped the doorways and tables and white cala lilies and roses in candelabra centerpieces adorned each table, transforming EAB Plaza in Uniondale into an elegant post-war nightclub.

    More than 600 guests, dressed to the nines, danced to the tunes of yesteryear and tested their luck in the "casino." Live entertainment reminiscent of Ricky Ricardo's "Babaloo" and Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly entertained the guests with fabulous 1940-era costumes and nightclub acts.

    The evening also paid tribute to the Gala's three Co-chairs. Mrs. Bruce Duff Hooton, Winthrop Board of Directors, Dr. Frank R. DiMaio, Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics and Dr. Mark A. Goodman, of Cardiovascular Medical Associates were honored for their dedication to the Hospital and for making the event so successful.

    The Gala was a rousing success, raising more than $500,000 to benefit Winthrop's Institute for Neurosciences.

    Enthusiastic guests danced and mingled to the midnight hour. Many had won some fabulous prizes, many walked away with bottles of vintage wine and all looked forward to next year's Winthrop Gala extravaganza.

    Daniel P. Walsh, Winthrop President & CEO, welcomes guests to the Club W extravaganza.

    Club W guests were dazzled with the post-war era style nightclub complete with entertaining acts and dancers.

    Guests examine plans for Winthrop's new Pediatric Inpatient Center during the cocktail hour.

    More than 600 guests enjoyed an elegant evening at Winthrop's gala event.

    Mrs. Bruce Duff Hooton (second from right), one of the Gala's Chairs with Huyler Held (right), Mrs. Robert Winthrop (second from left) and friend.

    Special Thanks to Club W's Special Benefactors, Friends and Corporate Partners...
    ($5,000 + donors):
    B&G Electrical Contractors of NY, Inc.
    Mrs. Bruce Duff Hooton
    Citibank, N.A.
    Garfunkel, Wild & Travis, P.C.
    Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP
    Turner Construction Company
    AON Consulting, Inc.
    Furey, Kerley, Walsh, Matera & Cinquemani, P.C.
    Phyllis & Nathan J. Mistretta
    Winthrop-University Hospital Medical Staff
    Nassau Surgical Associates, P.C.
    Vytra Health Plans
    Bower, Sanger & Lawrence, P.C.
    Formed Plastics, Inc.
    G.E. Medical Systems
    JPMorgan Chase
    Larsen Shein Ginsberg Snyder, P.C.
    Long Island Neurosurgical Associates, P.C.
    Montfort, Healy, McGuire and Salley
    R.A. Newhouse, Inc.
    The Risk Management Planning Group, Inc.
    South Nassau Communities Hospital
    Trade-Winds Environmental Restoration, Inc.
    The Baumann Agency. Inc.
    Jamaica Ash and Rubbish Removal Co., Inc.
    Mr. & Mrs. George E. Mallouk
    Wiedersum Associates Architects

    Richard A. Newhouse, Jr. congratulates this year's Co-chairs, Dr. Frank DiMaio, Chairman, Department of Orthopedics, (center), Dr. Mark Goodman, Cardiology (pictured right is Dr. Paul Hartnick, Cardiology, who accepted Dr. Goodman's award on his behalf), and Mrs. Bruce Duff Hooton (back left).

    Senator Michael Balboni (left), with local clergy members, was among the evening's guests.

    From the blackjack tables to roulette, the casino was one of the highlights of Club W.

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Newhouse, Jr. (couple on right) with friends.

    Mr. Walsh shares a laugh with Patrick Long, Vice Chairman of Winthrop's Board of Directors (left).

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