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Friends of White Plains Hospital to Host Black and White Ball

September 6, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (September 6, 2016) – The Friends of White Plains Hospital will hold their annual gala, a Black and White Ball to benefit White Plains Hospital, on Saturday, November 5th at the Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, NY. The Ball will celebrate the Hospital’s extraordinary physical transformation over the past five years and will recognize all our partners and supporters who helped make the transformation possible. Special recognition will be given to AP Construction, Gilbane Building Company, Perkins Eastman, Posen Architects, and Posen Construction Services.

In response to community feedback and needs, the Hospital created a new lobby and arrival experience, added new private patient rooms, and expanded and upgraded its labor & delivery rooms. The White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care was completely renovated and expanded, adding a new six story oncology physician pavilion. New surgical suites were created, including the addition of new da Vinci robots for robotic surgery and other state-of-the-art equipment.

The gala will begin at 6:30 PM and will feature cocktails, dinner and dancing, and an auction. Initial sponsors include Garfunkel, Wild, P.C. and the Medical and Dental Staff of White Plains Hospital. Tickets are $500 per person. Sponsorship and private reception tickets are also available.

Gala co-chairs are Anna Cappucci of Harrison and Geralyn Della Cava and Kathy Winterroll, both from Scarsdale.

For further information on tickets and sponsorships, please contact the White Plains Hospital Foundation Office at or 914-681-2264.

About White Plains Hospital
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. WPH is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Center for Cancer CareThe William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County, seeing nearly 57,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Marie Promuto Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. White Plains Hospital also has outpatient medical facilities in Armonk and New Rochelle. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2015 and 2013. The Hospital is also an eleven-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet® designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In 2014 and 2016, White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 10% of hospitals nationwide. For additional information, visit