July 2013
Auxiliary Holds Annual Spring Gala

Gala attendees included (left-right) Harold Sauer, MD, Chairman, OB/GYN, and his wife Kathleen Sauer, event co-chair; John Prete, Chief Operating Officer, UI; event co-chair Marlene Fischer; Ulla Atweh, Auxiliary President, and her husband Nabil Atweh, MD, Chairman of Surgery.

The Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary annual spring gala Thursday, May 23, at the Birchwood Country Club, Westport, honored United Illuminating for its longtime support of the hospital. UI’s donations total nearly $500,000. During the event, the Auxiliary presented a $100,000 check to the hospital to support SurgEase-area renovations, nursing scholarships and the Dr. Tom Kennedy Toy Closet.