Press Release

For Immediate Release
Sep 13, 2016
Contact : Marisa Tranchina, Public Relations Specialist  

Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation to Host Inaugural Benefit for Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration


Holmdel, NJ - Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation will host the first annual Benefit for Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and invites all members of the community to register to attend. The tented cocktail reception will uniquely take place on the hospital’s campus at 727 North Beers Street in Holmdel and will support Bayshore’s plans to enhance emergency services.

“This event truly marks a milestone for Bayshore and the community,” explains Timothy Hogan, FACHE, president of Bayshore Community Hospital and Riverview Medical Center. “We are very excited to share our vision with our guests on how we plan to continue to work to improve critical programs, such as emergency services, and we recognize and appreciate the need to provide state-of-the-art care in cutting-edge facilities.”

The new signature event (previously the Wine & Spirits Tasting) will feature an Oktoberfest inspired menu and décor, and beverages provided by Spirits Unlimited. It is co-chaired by Phil and Silvia Scaduto with honorary chair, Carol Stillwell.

“We’re thrilled to be involved in the first annual Oktoberfest Celebration at Bayshore,” explains Phil Scaduto, who also serves as vice chair of Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation. “The hospital has identified the enhancement of emergency Care Services as a main priority for future care delivery. Gaining public support is an integral part of making this happen.”

The Benefit for Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration is supported by top sponsors, Stillwell-Hansen, Inc. and Wendell and Judith Smith. Registration is $250 per person and sponsorships and 50/50 raffle tickets are also available. To register or learn more about the event, please visit or contact Meagan O’Flaherty, special events associate, at 732.751.5101 or

About Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 13 hospitals, including two academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals and nine community hospitals, physician practices, more than 120 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical

transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 28,000 team members, more than 6,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The Network’s notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, the number one hospital in New Jersey as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” in the nation, and the number one “Best Place to Work for Women.” Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.

The hospitals of Hackensack Meridian Health include: academic medical centers - HackensackUMC in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune; children’s hospitals - Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; community hospitals - Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley in Westwood.

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