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Director of Wilmot Cancer Institute, Dr. Jonathan Friedberg, Speaks at Noyes Health Foundation Donor Gratitude Evening

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The Noyes Health Foundation Board of Directors, led by Chairman, Jon Shay, hosted over sixty guests at the annual Donor Gratitude Evening at Swain Recreation Center on Saturday, October 10th. Hospital CEO, Amy Pollard, welcomed guests, which included lead donors to the Cancer Center project, Ann and Carl Myers, and gave an update on the past year’s progress at Noyes Health concluding with the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center, a collaborative project between Noyes Health, Jones Memorial Hospital and Wilmot Cancer Institute.

Mr. Shay introduced the guest speaker for the evening, Director of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute, Jonathan Friedberg, M.D., M.M. Sc., who spoke about the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center project, the collaboration between Noyes Health, Jones Memorial Hospital and Wilmot Cancer Institute necessary for this project, and the importance of comprehensive cancer treatment in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier Region.

“The Noyes Health Foundation Board is grateful to our donors for their history of support of the Foundation. With the leadership gift this year from the Myers we are excited and ready to break ground on the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center.” said Cynthia Oswald, Foundation Director. The public groundbreaking celebration will take place on Wednesday, October 28th at 10am on the Red Jacket Street side of the Hospital in Dansville.

The lovely evening at Swain Recreation Center included scenic lift rides to the top of the ski slope for photos and viewing of the beautiful fall foliage. The Donor Gratitude Evening event is a venue to publicly thank our most generous supporters and celebrate the successes of the past year at Noyes Health. The Noyes Health Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit and is crucial to the financial support of Hospital projects, equipment, and programs which will further improve the care Noyes Health is able to deliver to the communities we serve.

For more information on the Noyes Health Foundation visit, Noyes Health Facebook Page or contact Cynthia Oswald, PR/Marketing Director at or 585-335-4323.

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