Monday, May 4, 2015

Breakfast of (Health Care) Champions

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by the VNA

cVisiting Nurse Association of Pottstown (VNAP) will hold its annual Health Care Champion Breakfast on Wednesday, May 13, at 7:30 a.m. at the Brookside Country Club.

The 2015 Health Care Champion Breakfast will celebrate the contributions of this year’s recipients:
  • 2015 Health Care Champion Award: Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation -- David W. Kraybill, President of the Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation, will accept the award on behalf of the Foundation.
  • 2015 Nursing Champion: Patti Powers,RN, OCN, Patient Navigator / Genetics Coordinator, Pottstown Memorial Regional Cancer Center
“These are two very deserving award winners,” said Lucille Gough, president and CEO of HHCM Inc. 

“Our Health Care Champion, The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation, has built its entire organization on serving as an educator and catalyst for the community members to live healthier lifestyles and learn how to adopt positive changes.”

“Patti Powers, our Nursing Champion, has the medical knowledge and an abundance of energy for increasing outreach efforts to present cancer awareness to community organizations and schools. Patti also facilitates the Prostate Cancer Support Group and coordinates High Risk Assessment Program which has doubled the number of patients referred for the program’s guidance.”

This event is open to the public. Tickets are available for $50 per person and $500 per table; $30 per ticket is tax-deductible. Proceeds from this event benefit the charity care programs of VNA of Pottstown.

The event sponsor is Paramount Living Aids. Other sponsorships are available at a variety of levels.

For tickets or sponsorship information, please email or call 610-378-0481 ext. 3142.

Since 1917, the Visiting Nurse Association of Pottstown (VNAP) has provided the most comprehensive home health care services available in the area. Regardless of ability to pay, its nurses help individuals achieve a level of physical independence and emotional well-being in their home of choice.  Pottstown VNA offers round-the-clock support to patients and their families.

Visiting Nurse Association of Pottstown's primary programs include Home Health Care including skilled nursing, therapy, wound, ostomy and continence care, IV therapies, and hospice. Additionally, it takes care of bothersome details like insurance authorizations, service coordination and supply deliveries. For more information, please visit or call 855.THE.VNAs.

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