2017-2018 Board and Officers Installed for Lee Health Auxiliaries

(Fort Myers, Fla. – Oct. 27, 2017) --- The Lee Health Auxiliaries, including Cape Coral Hospital Auxiliary, Gulf Coast Medical Center Auxiliary and Lee Memorial Auxiliary (which includes HealthPark Medical Center, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and Lee Memorial Hospital), recently installed their new boards of directors and officers for 2017-2018. Lee Health President & CEO Larry Antonucci, M.D., MBA, swore in the new leaders at a luncheon held at Fiddlesticks Country Club in Fort Myers.

Many auxiliary members, Lee Health Board of Directors, Lee Health Foundation leaders and Board of Directors and Lee Health senior leaders were in attendance. In addition to installing the new leadership, retiring officers were recognized and honored for their service. Auxilians also celebrated their fundraising efforts during the past year.

During the 2016-2017 business year, the three Lee Health auxiliaries donated nearly $1.5 million for scholarships, projects, programs, equipment and technology to benefit Lee Health patients, families, employees and the Southwest Florida community.

The auxilian leaders installed for the 2017-2018 year include:

Cape Coral Hospital Auxiliary

  • Carol Anderson, President
  • Tom Grippe, President-Elect
  • Lynne Benson, Vice President – Membership
  • Jocelyne Pickel, Vice President – Fundraising
  • Arlene Tompkins, Recording Secretary
  • Jack Hess, Treasurer
  • Ginny Cappucci, Assistant Treasurer

Gulf Coast Medical Center Auxiliary

  • Eileen Winter, President
  • Gary Gold, President-Elect
  • Ned Bolton, Vice President
  • Mary Callaway, Treasurer
  • Kathleen Capobianco, Secretary

Lee Memorial Auxiliary

  • Jim Andrews, President
  • Sandy Heise, President-Elect/Vice President – Membership
  • Jean Perkins, Vice President – Fundraising
  • Karen Endersbee, Vice President – Lee Memorial Hospital
  • Ketki Shah, Vice President – HealthPark Medical Center
  • Bob Lotz, Vice President – Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida
  • Nancy Sammons, Secretary
  • Ron Currie, Treasurer


About Lee Health

Since the opening of the first hospital in 1916, Lee Health has been a health care leader in Southwest Florida, constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. A non-profit, integrated health care services organization, Lee Health is committed to the well-being of every individual served, focused on healthy living and maintaining good health. Staffed by caring people, inspiring health, services are conveniently located throughout the community in four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care and specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care. Learn more at www.LeeHealth.org


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