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Beebe Medical Foundation hosted its1916 Club Members’ Dinner for 2017


The Beebe Medical Foundation hosted its Annual 1916 Club Members’ Dinner at Baywood Clubhouse in early October. More than 160 guests enjoyed an elegant evening in the upper Ballroom where Jeffrey M. Fried, FACHE, President and CEO, Beebe Healthcare, and Judy L. Aliquo, President and CEO, Beebe Medical Foundation, shared news of Beebe’s expansion plans for the Lewes, Rehoboth, and Millville areas.

The 1916 Club is a leadership giving society that began during Beebe Healthcare’s 100th Anniversary celebrating its founding date of 1916 Club Members1916. Members donate $1,916 or more annually to the Foundation to support Beebe. In 2017, 209 members generously contributed more than $406,000.

“The 1916 Club is the backbone of our annual fund giving program,” said Thomas J. Protack, Vice President of Development for Beebe Medical Foundation. “This is our leadership society of strong and loyal donors who exemplify the importance of investing in our community’s largest asset, Beebe, our nonprofit healthcare system. Every year we gather with our 1916 Club members to share updates on our new programs and services. This year, Mr. Fried shared with our 1916 Club members details about our plans to build throughout the county, and Mrs. Aliquo talked about the importance of philanthropy for these new initiatives and thanked the 1916 Club donors for the direct impact their gifts have made in our community.”

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Photo Caption: Beebe Medical Foundation’s 1916 Club Members pose at this year’s Annual Dinner at the Baywood Clubhouse.

Beebe Medical Foundation was established in 1989 with the sole mission to raise philanthropic support for Beebe Healthcare. The Foundation is located at 902 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958. For more information, please contact the Beebe Medical Foundation at (302) 644-2900 or visit us online at Beebe Medical Foundation.

Beebe Healthcare is a not-for-profit community healthcare system with a charitable mission to encourage healthy living, prevent illness, and restore optimal health for the people residing, working, or visiting in the communities we serve. It offers services throughout Southern Delaware for residents and visitors, including a 210-licensed-bed hospital, a cancer treatment center, home care services, and outpatient facilities providing walk-in care, lab, imaging, and physical rehabilitation services. For more information, please visit us online at Beebe Healthcare.