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Auxiliary Donates Funds for Emergency Department Expansion

New Britain [November 05 2008] - At its Nov. 1 Chrysanthemum Ball, The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s New Britain General campus Auxiliary presented a check for $100,000 for the hospital’s Emergency Department expansion and renovation.

The $100,000 will be matched by a grant from the American Savings Foundation.

Auxiliary President Barbara Kirejczyk surprised ball attendees by announcing that the Auxiliary voted to donate an additional $100,000 to help the hospital reach its goal for the Emergency Department project. With this additional donation, the hospital will eclipse its goal of raising $1 million for the expansion and renovation.
The project increased beds at the New Britain General campus Emergency Department to 46, added new cardiac monitoring and computer equipment, a new nurse station and other improvements.

About 450 people attended the ball, held at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington.

Contact: Nancy Martin, 860-224-5900, ext. 4366

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