Stories

This page features stories about Beebe Healthcare, Beebe Medical Foundation, our communities, and our patients.

Jack Vassalotti started running at the age of 60. Today he runs upwards of 60 races each year!

Jack Vassalotti: Always On The Run

If you’ve ever attended a Seashore Striders race – or any charity 5K – in Sussex County, you’ve likely seen Jack Vassalotti...Read more

Mark Foti benefited from the CAREs program, which was introduced to him by Holly Rader, APRN, FNP.

Mark Foti: Grateful for Quality, Compassionate Care

About a year ago, Mark Foti was a successful businessman in Lewes. He operated a barbershop, following in the tradition of...Read more

Dr Palekar with Angie Joe Bernie and Ellen

Dr. Bhaskar Palekar – Always Going the Extra Mile!

To celebrate years of excellent care by Dr. Bhaskar Palekar and his amazing team, Joe and Bernie Polinski made a gift to the...Read more

Cindy Beaver

Cindy Beaver: Living Strong as a Breast Cancer Survivor

Nobody wants to hear they have cancer. When Cindy Beaver received her breast cancer diagnosis nearly a year ago at her...Read more

Nick DiMinno group

Beebe’s ICU Team – Amazing Attitude, Compassion and Care

When Nick and Terry DiMinno retired, they decided to start a fresh, new chapter in their lives by moving closer to relatives...Read more

Don Brownlee presented Celebrate Excellent Care awards to members of his late wife's care team.

A Tribute to Tunnell Cancer Center in Memory of Catherine “Jeanne” Brownlee

Don and Catherine (Jeanne) Brownlee moved to the area from southern Maryland three years ago. When they decided to move here...Read more

Celebrating Excellent Care are (l-r) Mary Ellen South, Jane Smith, Chaplain Keith Goheen and Tom Protack, vice president of development, Beebe Medical Foundation. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Teaching Others to Serve

There is a champion of compassion working at Beebe’s Medical Center in downtown Lewes. He doesn't wear a cape; instead he...Read more

Emilie and those who helped with her care.

“It’s never too late to celebrate!”

Almost a year ago, Emilie Paternoster received some bad news about her health. She was informed that she could have thyroid...Read more

Shown Celebrating Excellent Care are (l-r) some of the Beebe team members who cared for Michele: Dr. Firas El Sabbagh, Sol Oxman, Michele Seiler and Sherry Daisey.

Nurses never get sick

Michele Seiler begins by sharing, "There are several angles to my story. First, I'm a nurse, and nurses never get sick. I...Read more

Michael Roob and Jack Wood at home near Lewes.

Michael Roob: Tunnell Cancer Center Helped Bring Me Out of My Shell

Michael Roob found out he had cancer during a routine Prostate-Specific Antigen or PSA test. This blood test screens men for...Read more

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