Jupiter, Fla. – Jupiter Medical Center’s mission is being put into motion thanks
to a group of local runners who are pledging to trek 26.2 miles to raise
money for Jupiter Medical Center Foundation. After a 16-week training
program, the Jupiter Medical Center Training Team, in partnership with
Palm Beach Roadrunners, will participate in the FitTeam Palm Beaches Marathon
on December 2 in West Palm Beach.
Despite similar training, each runner brings a different source of inspiration
to competing in this year’s race. Marathon-running veteran Sherri
Mann is motivated to run since regaining her health after a life-threatening
episode; something that gave her an intimate understanding of the importance
of receiving the best health care – like the care available at Jupiter
Medical Center – for herself and for her loved ones.
Carrie Davis Browne, a Jupiter Medical Center team member, is also running
to pay tribute to Jupiter Medical Center and to spend more time with her
husband Donald, who is also running in the marathon. Together, they reflect
the vision of Jupiter Medical Center, which is to promote a life well-lived
through healthy habits, and to fight for those who continue to battle
“We are very proud of all our participants who have been training
so hard for the last 12 weeks,” said Jupiter Medical Center Foundation
President Liv Vesely. “The training and fundraising efforts they
are putting forward is incredibly admirable, and we’re grateful
for how they’re giving back to the foundation. Such philanthropic-minded
participants are crucial in steering our strategic growth plan and for
remaining an independent, not-for-profit health care system.”
Support team members like Sherri and Carrie by donating before December 2 at
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Photo: The Jupiter Medical Center Training Team
About Jupiter Medical Center Foundation
Since its founding in 1989, Jupiter Medical Center Foundation has empowered
Jupiter Medical Center with the financial resources to reimagine the delivery
of health and wellness to the region. Jupiter Medical Center Foundation,
together with Jupiter Medical Center, is committed to transforming regional
health care through leading-edge technology, patient-centered care and
enhanced facilities. The Foundation has funded a number of major projects
at Jupiter Medical Center, including the De George Pediatric Unit in partnership
with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, the Margaret W. Niedland Breast
Center, The Anderson Family Orthopedic & Spine Center, the Frank E.
and Mary D. Walsh Robotic Surgery Program, and the Florence A. De George Pavilion.
As a leading, not-for-profit medical provider in the region, Jupiter Medical
Center relies on philanthropic gifts to maintain patients’ well-being
and quality of care, and Jupiter Medical Center Foundation is dedicated
to securing this financial support in order to fulfill the mission of
the organization. For more information, please visit
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