Calvary Hosts 36th Annual Cafe Noel Holiday Party for Patients & Families
Calvary Hosts 36th Annual Cafe Noel Holiday Party for Patients & Families

BRONX, NY, December 2011 -- On Thursday, December 15, 2011, Calvary Hospital hosted Café Noél, its Annual Holiday Party for patients and families, at its Bronx facility.  The evening has been sponsored for 36 consecutive years by The Bronx Restaurant & Tavern Owners Association, which donated the food and beverages for the party.  A crowd of more than 200 patients, family members, employees and volunteers, enjoyed the delicious meal, live entertainment, and holiday music.  The NYPD Emerald Society Bagpipers and Santa Claus were the evening’s attractions. 


Frank Calamari, President, Calvary Hospital, with a patient enjoying the festivities at the Hospital’s 36th annual Café Noel holiday party for patients at the Bronx hospital’s main facility on Eastchester Road.



The NYPD Emerald Society Bagpipers have performed for many years at Calvary Hospital’s Café Noel holiday party for patients and families.  This year’s 36th annual party was attended by more than 200 patients, families, employees and volunteers.

Calvary Hospital is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients.  A 225-bed facility with locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Calvary is the model for the relief of cancer pain and symptoms for more than a century.  More than 5,700 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, homecare, hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services.  To learn more or sign up for the e-newsletter, Calvary Life, please go to

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