Friday, October 5, 2012

Adventist Health Foundation Celebrates Cmmunity Philanthropy Heroes

Adventist Health Foundation will honor community heroes on Thursday, October 25 at the Heroes of the Heart Gala at The Nines Hotel.

2012 Heroes of the Heart winners are:

Sue Piazza, creator of the Fabulous Fifty Project, wanted to do something meaningful for children in her community and began a mission that led to the "Fabulous Fifty Project" where she raised $10,0000 gifts for 5 organizations serving kids to celebrate her 50th birthday.

Wendell White, chairman of Generations LLC, has provided 60 years of service to seniors, their families, employees, and the communities in which he has lived and worked. His outstanding leadership as chair of Adventist Health's chaplain department.

Bess Wills, general manager of Gresham Ford is passionate about giving to her community, and helping small organizations all over the city is her obsession. Wills is legendary for her service t the community serving on numberous non-profit, professional and community service organization boards.

The inaugural Heroes of the Heart Gala will benefit Adventist Medical Center's new and innovative Heart to Home Transitional Care program, designed to support patients through their recovery by providing meaningful, personal support when they return home from their hospital stay.

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