FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Colleen Valdini
Public & External Affairs Manager
VP, Public & External Affairs
Phone: (631) 376-4104
Date: September 13, 2010
A special pocketbook sale will be held at the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Thrift Shop. There will be a large variety of stylish, new and gently used pocketbooks on sale for $2, $5 and $8 each at the thrift shop, located at 179 Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Village, Tuesday, September 14, through September 28. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, and Saturday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. All pocketbooks were donated by Good Samaritan Hospital staff and volunteers.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in West Islip. The medical center, which has more than 4,500 employees and almost 900 physicians on staff, had more than 30,000 patient admissions and more than 100,000 emergency room visits in 2009. Good Samaritan is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Visit the website at www.good-samaritan-hospital.org.
Good Samaritan provides more than $54 million in community service and charity care each year. The medical center supplies residents with the tools necessary to maintain good health. This includes community lectures, screenings, health fairs and other community programs and services.