Newport Hospital
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A Salute to Health

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Newport Hospital’s ‘A Salute to Health’ raises $1 million

After a two-year hiatus, Newport Hospital’s donor community came together on July 6 at Marble House mansion to support the hospital’s most crucial funding needs. Event co-chairs Holly M. Bannister, MD, Dory Hamilton Benson, Norey Dotterer Cullen, Kimberly Palmer, Isabelle Dana Ridall, Maura Smith, and Mary van Pelt designed a beautiful evening that raised $1 million in support of patient care and lifesaving programs while honoring the inspiring life work of longtime friend and ambassador, Mr. David Gordon.

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2019 Salute to Health Co-Chairs

2019 Salute to Health Raises Over $1 Million

Co-chairs Holly Bannister, MD, Dory Hamilton Benson, Norey Dotterer Cullen, Anne Hamilton, Kimberly Palmer, Isabella Dana Ridall, and Sharon Wood Prince created a stunning signature event to benefit Newport Hospital, and helped to raise $1,082,811 in support of patient care and hospital programs with the most pressing funding needs. Held at the historic Eisenhower House, A Salute to Health also served to honor the Prince family of Newport’s “Powered by Prince” Fund at Newport Hospital. The Fund sponsors activities and programs for underserved, school-age children throughout Newport County.