For Immediate Release: September 17, 2014

Golfing fore a great cause

26th Annual Thomas L. Glenn, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament supports AtlantiCare Foundation's Next Generation of Care initiative

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Left to right are tournament co-chairs John Mehrlander, of Mercedes-Benz & Porsche of Atlantic City; Fran Goldstein, AtlantiCare Regional Health Services and AtlantiCare Health System board member; and Harry Purdy, of Purdy Mechanical, Inc.

More than 200 golfers participated in the AtlantiCare Foundation's 26th Annual Invitational Thomas L. Glenn, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament Monday, September 8 at Hidden Creek Golf Club, 75 Asbury Road, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.

The tournament was presented by Glenn Insurance, Inc. Chairpersons were John Mehrlander, of Mercedes-Benz & Porsche of Atlantic City; Fran Goldstein, AtlantiCare Board of Trustees member; and Harry Purdy, of Purdy Mechanical, Inc.

Proceeds from the tournament will support the AtlantiCare Foundation's Next Generation of Care initiative, an investment in the development of people, programs and facilities that are necessary for the next generation of high quality healthcare in the communities AtlantiCare serves.

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Lori Herndon, executive vice president, AtlantiCare and president & CEO, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center enjoys a ride with Mathew Finkelson, DMD, of Finkelson Orthodontics and AtlantiCare Regional Health Services board member.
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From left to right are Eugene Arnone, AtlantiCare Health System Board chairman; George Lynn, past president and CEO AtlantiCare; Michael Charlton, president and CEO, ICON Hospitality and AtlantiCare Health System board member; and Steve Callender, general manager, Tropicana Casino & Resort.

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Kevin Bolz, pilot, SkyRiver Helicopters, and Alexander Sharnoff, Esq., AtlantiCare associate general counsel, pose with the helicopter from which the golf ball drop was performed.

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From left to right are Lisa Dillon, Joan Glick, Mary Siracusa, and Debbie Sykes. The foursome enjoyed a day of golf at AtlantiCare's 26th Annual Thomas L. Glenn, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament, held September 8 at Hidden Creek Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township.

About the AtlantiCare Foundation

The AtlantiCare Foundation exists to improve the health and well-being of the community through a comprehensive development program to support safe, equitable, quality health care; and to promote healthy behaviors. The Foundation is committed to providing financial resources to help fund health status improvement, which includes supporting the programs and capital expansion projects at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center and its affiliates. The Foundation accomplishes its work through the formation of trusting relationships with key stakeholders and community partners that share its vision of building healthy communities.

For information about the AtlantiCare Foundation or other AtlantiCare programs and services, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000, find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticare or visit www.atlanticare.org.

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AtlantiCare is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,221 employees and more than 700 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.