Calvary Hospital Hosts Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
BRONX, NY, January 2013 -- On Friday, January 18, Calvary Hospital hosted their annual “The Dream of a King” event commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dozens of patients, families, and employees enjoyed inspirational remarks from Rev. Dr. Lisa Robinson, the former pastor of Church of the Evangel United Church of Christ. She spoke about Dr. King’s accomplishments and his legacy for generations to follow. Calvary ended the event with all the attendees clasping hands and singing We Shall Overcome.
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 6,000 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.