Jersey City, NJ. May 5, 2017. The 41st Annual Peace Care St. Ann’s Gala was held on April 28, 2017 at the Liberty House Restaurant in Jersey City. The signature fundraising event benefits programs and services for Peace Care St. Ann’s elderly residents.
This year’s Gala recognized the Provident Bank for its long-standing commitment to Peace Care St. Ann’s and the community. Provident Bank’s leadership and support allows Peace Care St. Ann’s to continue to provide the essential long-term care, short-term and outpatient rehabilitation care to the community in accordance with the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Accepting on behalf of Provident Bank were Edward Reilly, Senior Vice President and Treasurer and Charles Dederding, Assistant Vice President, Budget & Planning Analyst, both of whom also serve as Trustees of Peace Care St. Ann’s and Christine Cartwright, Corporate Donations Administrator at Provident Bank.
“We are delighted to honor Provident Bank at this Gala. Peace Care St. Ann’s and Provident Bank have been anchored in Jersey City for over 100 years. Their roots in our community are a living testament to their quality and customer focus to the residents of greater Hudson County,” said George Popko, Chief Executive Officer of Peace Care. “It is with great thanks to Provident Bank, our many community partners and donors for their critical support. Their commitment helps Peace Care St. Ann’s continue to deliver the high quality, faith-based care that Peace Care St. Ann’s is known for,” continued Mr. Popko.
A Proclamation from the Office of the Mayor of Jersey City by Councilwoman at Large Joyce Watterman was presented to Peace Care St. Ann’s. Former Jersey City Councilman Arnold Bettinger, Hudson County Planning Board Member Renee Bettinger also attended the Gala.
The 2017 Gala was led by Event Chairs, Janet Merly-Liranzo, Administrator Peace Care St. Ann’s, Dilenia Rodriguez, Assistant Administrator Peace Care St. Ann’s, Sr. Christine Backiel, CSJP, Chairperson of Peace Care St. Ann’s Board of Trustees, and Sr. Lucille Durso, CSJP.
About Peace Care
Peace Care, Inc. offers skilled nursing facilities in Jersey City at Peace Care St. Ann’s and Peace Care St. Joseph’s. Peace Care, Inc. is a not-for- profit corporation sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Peace Care’s team of highly trained professionals provides high quality short-term medical and rehabilitative care, adult medical day care, as well as comprehensive long-term nursing care in a caring and nurturing environment. Learn more at www.PeaceCareNJ.org.