|Café Noél Bronx 2010|
Calvary Hosts 35th Annual Café Noél Holiday Party for Patients & Families
BRONX, NY, December 2010 -- On Wednesday, December 15, 2010, Calvary Hospital hosted Café Noél, its Annual Holiday Party for patients and families, at its Bronx facility. The evening has been sponsored for 35 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.
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 5,500 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 www.calvaryhospital.org.
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Frank Calamari, President, Calvary Hospital, thanks Frank Dobbs, Bronx Restaurant & Tavern Owners Association, for their 35 years of sponsoring the Café Noel holiday party for patients at the hospital’s main facility on Eastchester Road.
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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 35th annual party was attended by more than 200 patients, families, employees and volunteers.