Thank you to our Donors TD Charitable Donation (continued from page 1) HARVARD PILGRIM HEALTH CARE GRANTS WDH Employees Donate Service Awards Kageleiry (continued from page 1) According to Dr. Adelman, “The PHYSICIAN CORPORATION $50,000 to the Foundation contributions to two key mission of Wentworth-Douglass programs: the Children’s Hospital Hospital is to provide medical After a competitive selection process, Wentworth-Douglass Physician at Dartmouth Pediatric Specialty care for the community,” he said. Corporation (WDPC) is distinguished as a winner of the 2011 Harvard Medicine Center at WDH and “The Dental Center is part of Pilgrim Quality Grants program. The purpose of the Quality Grants the Seacoast Cancer Center’s its comprehensive approach to program is to improve the health of patients in ways that optimize qual- state-of-the-art stereotactic medicine, and as the new Director ity, safety and efficiency. Over the past eleven years, Harvard Pilgrim has radiation therapy program. I am excited to be part of its cut- funded more than 170 physician-based quality initiatives, totaling over 13 “When we think back to the work ting edge approach to healthcare. million dollars. Jim did in 1985 he helped create I hope to solidify and broaden the the foundation that led us to interaction of the Dental Center The grant will help WDPC implement Patient Self-Management Sup- where we are today,” Walker said. with the other Wentworth-Doug- port in a Patient-Centered Medical Home in three primary care practices: “No one deserves this recognition lass providers and the community Great Bay Family Practice, Hilltop Family Practice and Strafford Medical more than Jim.” at large.” Associates. The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that supports partnerships between patients, providers and the fam- The Dental Center opened in ily. Care is better coordinated and patients are empowered to take an Foundation Hires 2005 to provide routine and active role in managing and improving their health. The Medical Home Senior Major Gift Wentworth-Douglass Hospital & Health Foundation V.P. of Philanthropy and Chief Philanthropy emergency oral healthcare to low- has been found to improve outcomes for patients and save costs, especially Officer Deborah Shelton displays the employee donation with WDH President & CEO Gregory Walker Officer income, uninsured, underinsured for people with chronic disease. The grant program will provide a Nurse Daniel Raposa accepted the posi- Coach in each of the three primary care practices who will work directly On March 24, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital honored employees that at- tion of Senior Major Gift Of- and underserved members of our with patients. The goal is to partner with patients to learn new ways of tained 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 plus years of service. The employees can choose ficer in March. Dan has extensive community. The Dental Center is managing their health. to receive a special gift or they can donate the monetary amount of their experience in fund development an important part of the Seacoast service award to the Foundation. Seventeen employees chose to donate the and has worked in healthcare region’s oral healthcare safety According to William Brandon, MD, Exec. Dir./ amount of their service award for a total of $2,370. The Foundation is grate- and education raising funds for net serving nearly 6,000 patients Chief Medical Officer WDPC, “We are very ful for their generous donations. York Hospital, University of New since 2005. The Center provides a dental home model of care, excited to be awarded a Harvard Pilgrim Qual- Hampshire, University of Maine ity Grant. This will allow us to begin engaging Car Donation leads to $10,000 Pledge at Orono and Saint Thomas collaborating with Hospital-affili- Tom and Lisa Torr recently donated a Toyota Sienna van to the Founda- ated physician practices to assure patients more fully in their care and training Aquinas High School. our nurses and other staff to become health tion that was sold at auction for $5,950. They pledged an additional $4,050 that patients receive the necessary to bring their donation to $10,000. Tom and Lisa chose to support the medical and dental care. In 2010, coaches. Our goal is to make our care not only The Foundation is pleased to have high quality but patient-centered and this grant Endowment Fund. Endowment gifts ensure there are funds into perpetu- the Center launched a project to Dan join their team and looks will provide us with some essential tools to help ity available for the hospital to use as needs arise. With healthcare reform integrate oral health in primary William Brandon, MD forward to working with him on make this a reality.” and Medicare and Medicaid payments shrinking these types of gifts will be care, training primary care provid- Exec. Dir./CMO WDPC many new and exciting projects more and more important to the future viability of the Hospital. The Foun- ers to perform oral health assess- over the years. dation is grateful for their generous support! To learn more about donating ments of children and adults and a vehicle to the Foundation call 603-740-2687. fluoride applications at well-child thropic partnership with the TD Charitable Foundation is essential to the visits. Oral health education and Hospital’s ability to care for the underserved; their contributions will be WDH&HF Classic Car Show assessment are now integrated used to provide dental services to those who otherwise would not be able to The Classic Car Show will be held June 11, 2011 10 Members Way, Dover, into primary care throughout the afford oral healthcare. NH(WDH facility near Exit 9, off of Spaulding Turnpike) from 10 a.m. to Wentworth-Douglass Health 2 p.m - registration 10: a.m. to 1 p.m. The Show System. The TD Charitable Foundation’s gift reflects their belief that organizations is sponsored by Wentworth-Douglass Hospi- such as the Dental Center play a significant role in sustaining vibrant and tal & Health Foundation in partnership with The Hospital subsidizes the thriving communities. TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation, TSC Classic Car Club. Proceeds benefit WDH Dental Center by approximately carries a legacy of supporting nonprofit institutions and their work through- Community Assistance Programs. $500,000 annually. The philan- Daniel Raposa out the region, contributing $71.2 million in donations since 2002. Sr. Major Gift Officer Murder Mystery Dinner Wentworth-Douglass Hospital 14, 2011 Mayp.m. Cocktails & Health Foundation 6 2011 Community Education WenTWorTh-Douglass hospiTal & Happenings... 7 p.m. Dinner 8 p.m. Show Begins Series healTh FounDaTion 9 p.m. Intermission Sponsored by the Planned Giving Advisory Council proceeds will support Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s new 5:30 to 7:30 pm Women & Children’s Center Refreshments will be served The Oaks Golf Club, Somersworth, NH Auditoriums 2 & 3 A Not For Profit Charitable Organization Get-a-clue Productions will perform “Just Tell ‘Em ‘Joe Sent Me’”- April 2011 Newsletter participation not required. Tickets are $50 each. RSVP’s are requested to foundation@ .... To order, contact the Foundation Office at 603-740-2581. wdhospital.com or 603-740-2687 TD Charitable Foundation donates $10,000 to Wentworth-Douglass support the Community Dental Center It’s the Roaring 20’s and Prohibition is in full swing, but at “Rosie’s Hospital & Health May 3 Underground,” the drinks flow freely. Join Edmund, Hugo, Rosie & the Melanie Dupuis, CPA, CCPS, Foundation Board TD Bank representatives visited Million Dollar Gals for an evening filled with singing, dancing, and murder! of Directors the Wentworth-Douglass Com- Larry Raiche & Company CPAs, PA munity Dental Center in March Be part of the elite guest list to celebrate “Rosie’s” new secret location. But “College Financial Planning” you can only get in if you remember to tell ‘em the password: “Joe Sent Me.” to present a gift of $10,000 to Thousands of families have drasti- Linda Hagan - Chair Dr. Ira Adelman, the Center’s cally reduced education costs at the Michael Bolduc - Vice Chair new Dental Director. Mary Thank you to our sponsors to date! colleges of their choice without re- Rick Card - Treasurer Sherlock Homes Major Sponsor McLaughlin, Regional Vice Presi- lying on financial aid! See and hear Jay Levy - Secretary dent and Stacey Donlon, Vice D. F. Richard Energy how you can do the same! Gregory Walker, FACHE President, Commercial Lending, Perry Mason Cocktail Reception Sponsor President & CEO presented the TD Charitable CGI Employee Benefits Group May 10 Neil Garvey Foundation’s gift in support of Nero Wolfe Wine Sponsors Kathleen Burke, Wells Fargo Home Michelle Kurtz access to affordable oral health- Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields Assisted Living Facilities Mortgage & Tom Torr, Cochecho Thomas Levasseur care. The TD Charitable Founda- Bill Dube Ford, Toyota, Scion Elder Law Associates Kenneth Money, Jr. tion, the giving arm of TD Bank, Federal Savings Bank “Get the Facts: You’re invited to a TD Charitable Foundation presents $10,000 donation to James J. O’Neill America’s Most Convenient the Dental Center (l-r) Stacey M. Donlon, TD Bank Vice Harvey Construction reverse mortgage event to help you John Pomerleau Bank®, has generously supported President for Commercial Lending; Mary McLaughlin, TD Knights Construction learn about more options” Bank Regional Vice President; Susan Houghton, WDH & Babu Ramdev, MD the Dental Center since its incep- RELYCO Undo myths and misconceptions HF Senior Philanthropy Officer and Dr. Ira Adelman, Dental Debbie Reed tion with total contributions of Center Director. The Beacon Retirement Group and get the facts you should know Michael Steinberg $81,000 to date. Tri-City Dodge & Subaru about how reverse mortgage loans continued on page 2 Agatha Christie Benefactors Ann Torr can help homeowners at least 62 Kageleiry named Honorary Laconia Savings Bank Peter Walcek years of age protect their assets. Director Edgar Allen Poe Supporters The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Centrix Bank June 9 Deborah Shelton, MS & Health Foundation named James Coldwell Banker -- Peggy Carter Team Stephanie Burnham, Stephanie K. Vice President of Kageleiry as the first Honorary Director Burnham & Associates Philanthropy for his role in the 1985 capital campaign, Murder Mystery Raffle: Win a trip to The Balsams “Guardianship and Powers of Emeritus Director: his leadership on the Foundation’s Win a 2-night stay at The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, Attorney—When Kids Become the Maryann Wentworth Stewardship Committee and his generous NH. Nicole’s Hallmark donated Baggalina Luggage to help with the winner’s Parents” Honorary Director: continued on page 3 packing! Retail Value: $1,360. What is the difference between a James Kageleiry WDH President & CEO Gregory Walker (l) and Power of Attorney and a Guardian- Raffle tickets are 1 for $10, 7 tickets for $50 and 20 tickets for $100. On the inside: Foundation Vice Chairman Michael Bolduc (r) ship? How do you get Guardian- present James Kageleriy (center) with a proclama- The winner will be announced at the Murder Mystery Dinner - ship and what can you expect from Harvard Pilgriom .......... p. 2 tion naming him the first Honorary Director of the Foundation Board. the winner does not need to be present to win. the process? Get your questions Employees donate ......... p. 3 For tickets call The Foundation Office, 603-740-2581 answered. Mystery Dinner ............. p. 4 Good Things Happen.