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39th Annual


was held on Thursday, November 17, 2022

The Pierre

More than 300 people celebrated the success of Calvary Hospital at its 39th Annual Awards Gala on Thursday, November 17th at the Pierre in New York City. Calvary Fund Chairman, Carlos Hernandez, Executive Chair of Investment and Corporate Banking at JPMorgan Chase, presented the 2022 Calvary Medal to BNY Mellon’s Chief Financial Officer, Emily Portney, for her outstanding civic commitment and special service to Calvary Hospital.

Master of Ceremonies

The Houlihan Family, who have supported Calvary for decades were honored with The Spirit of Family Award. May, married to Jim for 65 years, was a dynamic volunteer and advocate for Calvary. Her brother, Msgr. Jim Murray, the distinguished Executive Director of Catholic Charities, served on our Board and was awarded the Calvary Medal in 1991. May and Jim’s son Bill accepted the award presented by Calvary Hospital Chairman, John Decina on behalf of his siblings, Jim, Jack, Mary, Tom and Pat.

Accepting award

Ryan P. Field, Eyewitness News Sports Anchor, WABC-TV served as the Master of Ceremonies for this year’s event.

A highlight of the evening was a dynamic performance by RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, which had a majority of the attendees hitting the dance floor! We are grateful to all the individuals, families, and organizations who champion CalvaryCare®, our nearly 125 year mission of love and caring for the medical, emotional, and spiritual needs of adult patients with advanced cancer or other life-limiting illnesses and the people who love them. There’s nothing like CalvaryCare® anywhere.

Gala attendees