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St. Luke’s Auxiliary Garden Dedicated At Anderson Campus

St. Luke’s Auxiliary Garden Dedicated At Anderson Campus

A ceremonial ribbon cutting was
held to celebrate the dedication of
St. Luke’s Auxiliary Garden.

(Left to right) St. Luke’s Medical Director of
Oncology Services Dr. Lee Riley,
St. Luke’s Anderson Campus President
Ed Nawrocki, St. Luke’s past Auxiliary President
Virginia Oskin and newly elected
Auxiliary President Kris Warner.

Bethlehem Township, PA (5/23/2014) -- St. Luke’s Auxiliary Garden at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township was dedicated on Sunday, May 18  to honor the 140th Anniversary of the Auxiliary of St. Luke’s University Hospital. The gardens, located next to the St. Luke’s Cancer Center at the Anderson Campus, offers a beautiful respite for cancer patients and their families.

“For individuals with a serious illness, like cancer, gardens can be an important part of the healing process by providing hope and inspiration,” remarked Lee B. Riley, MD, Medical Director, Oncology Services, St. Luke’s University Health Network.  The gardens were created as an outdoor escape to help people relax and enjoy the serenity of the natural surroundings of St. Luke’s Anderson Campus, he said.

Those who generously contributed to the St. Luke’s Auxiliary Gardens were acknowledged by St. Luke’s Anderson Campus President, Ed Nawrocki, during his opening remarks.  Donors in attendance included:  Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Bergbower, Estelle Browne-Pallrand, Dr. and Mrs. Jay Riccardi, Christina and Mark Connar, as well as Ronald Nichols, who flew in from California to attend the event.   

For more information about the St. Luke’s Auxiliary Garden, please call St. Luke’s InfoLink at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537)

   




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