HUNTINGTON, NY —
Philanthropists Charles and Helen Reichert, of Fort Salonga, have been selected as the 2017 Huntington Hospital gala honorees.
Mr. and Mrs. Reichert have a history of giving to Northwell Health, including the Huntington Hospital emergency department and the nearby Northwell Health Reichert Family Imaging at Huntington. The Charles and Helen Reichert Family Foundation Inc. has also donated to the Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve, Fort Salonga Association and Vanderbilt Museum.
"We appreciate all that the Charles and Helen Reichert Family Foundation has done for Huntington Hospital and are looking forward to a wonderful gala with Charles and Helen as our honorees," said Gerard Brogan, Jr., MD, executive director of Huntington Hospital. "Their generosity has assisted us in providing our community with cutting edge health care in modern, well-equipped facilities. It is our privilege to honor them for all they have done for our community."
The 2017 gala will be on November 3 at the Pine Hollow Country Club in East Norwich. For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, contact Dolli Bross at 631-470-5204.
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