Twin City Pharmacy to be honored at JFK Auxiliary Ball

The Auxiliary of the JFK Medical Center Foundation will host its 51st Annual Ball of May 16th at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ, jointly honoring Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical and Katherine Liseno, President and Chief Executive Officer of Metuchen Savings Bank.

The Annual Ball is the single largest fund raising activity of the Auxiliary, and its ongoing success has enabled the Auxiliary to help fund innumerable projects and make donations to the medical center that have exceeded $15 million dollars over the years.

This year’s event will benefit Maternal and Child Services at JFK.  The Auxiliary has undertaken a $3 million dollar pledge to benefit the renovation of the Maternity and Pediatric Departments at JFK.  This state-of-the-art facility will offer mothers and their newborn comfortable private rooms designed to be welcoming to fathers and other family members.

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Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical, a family-owned business, has been serving our community and supporting the medical center since 1972. Katherine Liseno has been President  & CEO of Metuchen Savings Bank since 1979, having begun her career with the bank in 1962.  Katherine is well-known in the community and has been a benefactor of the Auxiliary for many years.

For more information about the Annual Ball and how you can congratulate the honorees and support the Annual Ball Souvenir Journal, please call 732-321-7085 or email clogan@jfkhealth.org.

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