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    Football Legend Joe Namath at TBHC Founder’s Ball

    BROOKLYN, NY –One of the most recognized and celebrated football stars in the NFL will honor those equally celebrated in medicine and education at the 19th Annual Brooklyn Hospital Founder’s Ball, Wednesday, September 27 at the New York Marriott, Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn. Festivities begin at 6:30 pm with a special VIP/Press reception at 6:00 pm. VIP tickets and sponsorships for the event are still available. To learn more about how to sponsor and purchase tickets, please visit our Founder's Ball page.

    The Brooklyn Hospital Foundation’s Founders Ball is one of Brooklyn’s largest fundraising events and since 1998, has raised money to fund critical clinical advancements. The last four Founders Balls have each netted more than $1 million. This year’s honorees include: Patrick Adams, Esq. and Charles F. Modica, JD; Dr. Anders Cohen and Dr. Sai Veeramachaneni. The evening will be enhanced by many special guests including the one and only Joe Namath. The theme of the evening “Brooklyn Hospital Center — Right in your Neighborhood” will emphasize the convenience and centralized location of TBHC and will highlight the diversity of the many neighborhoods that surround them through décor and the evening’s cocktail reception menu. Diverse entertainment will be on hand and there will be a video presentation of the honorees and their many contributions to the region and beyond. The evening schedule is as follows. Press credentials must be shown at the door:

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm: VIP Cocktails/Press Party with Joe Namath
    • 6:30 - 7:30 pm: Reception Cocktails
    • 7:30 – 9:00 pm: Awards Program and Dinner
    • 9:00 – 11:00 pm: Dessert Buffet and Dancing

    About The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Since 1845, The Brooklyn Hospital Center has been dedicated to providing outstanding health services, education and research to keep the people of Brooklyn and greater New York healthy. TBHC’s focus is ensuring optimal patient care through the use of advanced technology, innovative medical and surgical treatments, and staff expertise.  Located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, TBHC is a clinical affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and an academic affiliate of The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. As Brooklyn’s first hospital, TBHC is proud to be a part of an incredibly diverse community and is committed to Keeping Brooklyn Healthy.

    Noted as a world-class cardiac care center, TBHC was recognized for its exceptional heart failure care by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings.  It also received the American Heart/Stroke Associations Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure and Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing some of the best medical practices for patient heart care.  Most recently, TBHC was the recipient of a $25 million grant from the New York State Department of Health to expand and upgrade its emergency department facilities. This is the largest award for any New York City health provider as part of The Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program (SHCFTP).

    For more information and to schedule interviews for Founder’s Ball Honorees and special guests, please contact Kris Parsons 267.909.0038 kris@parsons-pr.com or Debbie Niederhoffer (718) 250-8599 dniederhoffer@tbh.org