Navigation Links
Life and Legacy of Philanthropist Theresa Lang Remembered at New York Hospital Queens Gala
Date:6/4/2009

Hospital raises $2.1 million

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late philanthropist, Theresa Lang, was remembered as a compassionate matriarch of the New York Hospital Queens family during the hospital's A Spring Night Gala at Lincoln Center this Monday. More than 2,600 people attended the ceremony, which also featured a performance by Linda Eder and the Duke Ellington Orchestra. The hospital raised $2.1 million throughout the course of the evening.

Theresa Lang, who passed away last June at the age of 90, served as a volunteer, trustee and philanthropist of New York Hospital Queens for more than 40 years. Her distinguished career with the hospital began as a volunteer in 1958, shortly after the hospital opened. She was a founding member of the Women's Auxiliary. Lang served as a member of the Board of Trustees from 1973 until her death last year.

President and CEO, Stephen S. Mills, stated, "She inspired hundreds of people in our hospital with her optimism. Perseverance and generosity marked her personal life and transcended to the hospital she loved."

To this day, her legacy lives on in the influence she had on the staff, and in the hallways of New York Hospital Queens in the form of the Theresa Lang Center for Research and Education, Theresa Lang Children's Ambulatory Care Center and the Theresa Lang Pediatric Emergency Room.

"Terry recognized the greatness of New York Hospital Queens and we should all be honored that Theresa Lang lives on in each of us," said George F. Heinrich, MD, Chairman, Board of Trustees. "She recognized that there was a special love in each of us."

"For me personally, Terry was the essence of dignity, refinement and encouragement," Mills said. "Her generous spirit and her ever present enthusiasm served to provide me with energy and tenacity to take on the projects, programs and conflicts, which are ever present.

Photos below.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/DC27832-a)

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/DC27832-b)

    CONTACT: Scott Sieber
    718-670-1579


'/>"/>
SOURCE New York Hospital Queens
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Statement by American Legacy Foundation(R): Findings of Decades of Massive Fraud by Tobacco Industry Upheld in U.S. Court of Appeals
2. OneLegacy Facilitates Familys Donation of Kidney to Natalie Cole
3. Los Angeles Area Non-Profit OneLegacy Grows Into Worlds Largest Tissue Recovery Organization
4. American Legacy Foundation(R) and Georgetown University Medical Center Create Research Collaboration
5. Miniature Dachshunds Legacy Inspires YourDogHealth.com to Help Other Canines
6. New Corporate Agreement with Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. Names Broadlane Exclusive Provider of Supply Chain and Procurement Services
7. Dana Reeves Nephew Champions Aunts Legacy
8. Today Show and American Legacy Foundation(R) Team Up to Help Smokers Call it Quits
9. American Red Cross and HOPE worldwide Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.s Legacy
10. AMA Immediate Past President Ron Davis Loses Battle With Cancer, Leaves Enduring AMA and Public Health Legacy
11. Paul Sullivans Legacy: An Early Warning Program for Detecting Melanoma Before Its Too Late
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... A ... Ohio Safety Congress and Expo event March 9-11, 2016. Hosted by Ohio's Bureau ... Center. , As the longest running and largest worker's compensation event in ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... MD (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... to make Everseat digital self-scheduling readily available to physicians. The integration ... patients can find and select appointments via Everseat’s free mobile app. , The ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... Jacksonville, FL 32224, February 26th: Amateur & Professional Divisions - Time: 7:00pm ... 7:00pm – 10:00pm | Ticket Prices $30, Social Media: http://www.USPoleSportsFed.org , ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 10, 2016 , ... Workrite Ergonomics, who is celebrating their 25th year of ... to being an internationally recognized leader in their industry. , "We are very proud ... President of Workrite. “Workrite recognized the importance of good ergonomics before most of ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Anxiety of older Americans over ... of Medicare Part D a decade ago, according to The Senior Citizens League ... on how they are coping with rapidly rising costs. “The implications are chilling, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)...  Bluestar Silicones will promote its Silbione® Biomedical ... implant applications and announce certification of its clean ... West Conference (Booth #1759), February 9-10, at the ... --> Available in 01 through 70 ... physical properties enabling our customers to optimize their ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... -- Alzheimer Diagnostic Tests - Medical Devices Pipeline ... sector report , "Alzheimer Diagnostic Tests - Medical ... Alzheimer Diagnostic Tests currently in pipeline stage. ... products with comparative analysis of the products at ... players involved in the pipeline product development. It ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2015 Summary ... Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2015" provides an overview of ... This report is prepared using data sourced from in-house ... industry experts. *Note: Certain sections in the report ... and relevance of data in relation to the equipment ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: