DANSVILLE – Construction of the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center, Noyes Hospital’s new cancer treatment facility, is scheduled to begin later in October, and represents an unprecedented alliance between Noyes Health, Jones Memorial Hospital, the Wilmot Cancer Institute, and the generous community.
According to a press release from Noyes Hospital, the Noyes Health Foundation Board of Directors hosted over sixty guests at the annual Donor Gratitude Evening at Swain Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 10, led by Chairman Jon Shay, where top donors to the project and leaders within the Noyes, Jones, Wilmot collaboration gave thanks and expressed their passion for the cause.
“The Noyes Health Foundation Board is grateful to our donors for their history of support of the Foundation,” said Cynthia Oswald, Foundation Director of Noyes Health. “With the leadership gift this year from the Myers, we are excited and ready to break ground on the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center.”
Hospital CEO Amy Pollard welcomed guests, which included lead donors to the Cancer Center project, Ann and Carl Myers, and gave an update on the past year’s progress at Noyes Health concluding with the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center, a collaborative project between Noyes Health, Jones Memorial Hospital and Wilmot Cancer Institute.
Mr. Shay introduced the guest speaker for the evening, Jonathan Friedberg, M.D., M.M. Sc., Director of the James Wilmot Cancer Institute, who spoke about the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center project, the collaboration between Noyes Health, Jones Memorial Hospital and Wilmot Cancer Institute necessary for this project, and the importance of comprehensive cancer treatment in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier Region.
The lovely evening at Swain Recreation Center included scenic lift rides to the top of the ski slope for photos and viewing of beautiful fall foliage.
As a 501c3 nonprofit organization, the Noyes Health Foundation extends its thanks to the generous donors who support Hospital projects, equipment, and programs which further improve the capabilities of Noyes Health.
The public groundbreaking for the cancer center will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. on the Red Jacket Street side of the Hospital in Dansville.