JUPITER, Florida – It’s official – the social season
has started with Jupiter Medical Center Foundation's sold-out Highballs
& Hibiscus event. The 12th annual fundraiser, held for the second consecutive year at Eau Palm Beach
Resort & Spa, is known as a festive and fun celebration of philanthropy.
The event was chaired by Jessica and Nicholas Mastroianni III, along with
honorary chairs Aliya and Justin Howard. Jay Cashmere, WPTV anchor, served
as master of ceremonies, where he and key supporters, including Brad Faxon,
led the crowd through an exciting live auction. Funds were earmarked to
support Jupiter Medical Center’s award-winning Women’s and
“The support of our community is integral to our success,”
said Amit Rastogi, MD, MHCM, President and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center.
“Our current focus of growing our depth and breadth of services,
developing new strategic partnerships and expanding our geographic footprint
– all while maintaining a focus on quality, safety and patient experience
– has been made possible due to generations of supporters.”
Jupiter Medical Center, the region’s only independent not-for-profit
hospital, is leading the way in pediatrics by providing the most exceptional
care through its full suite of pediatric services. Jupiter Medical Center
provides the most advanced diagnostic technologies and medical equipment
designed specifically for small patients. Its pediatric services include
inpatient care at the De George Pediatric Unit, emergency care at the
Mastroianni Family Pediatric Emergency Department, inpatient and outpatient
therapy, imaging services, surgical services and more. In addition, the
hospital can care for the youngest of patients in the Level II De George
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Jupiter Medical Center also continues to offer the very best in women’s
health, including maternity care, breast health, breast oncology, gynecologic
oncology, pelvic floor rehabilitation and more. Notably, the Margaret
W. Niedland Breast Center is considered one of the best in the region.
“As we look ahead to the future, we know it is made brighter because
of our supporters,” said Traci Simonsen, Chief Philanthropy Officer
of Jupiter Medical Center Foundation. “Highballs & Hibiscus
is a fun event, but more importantly, the funds raised support the very
best in patient care for local women and children. We are grateful to
the community for their unwavering support of our mission to provide the
very best in patient care.”
The host committee was comprised of Lindsey and Garry Berger, Jaime Brown,
Laurie Canzio, Jen and Dimitri Chimerakis, Nika Ciarfella, Dr. Jeanmarie
Connor, Conner Kempe, Melissa and Bill Lazarchick, Gina and Tracy Masilotti,
Chryssi Mikus, Erin Nicoloso, Mark Parthemer and Tess Sina.
Sponsors included American Landmark, Lindsey & Garry Berger, Black
Diamond General Construction, FineMark National Bank & Trust, InterMed,
Horizon Care Services, Jaime & Jason Brown, Key Private Bank, Knight
Corporations, Mastroianni Family Foundation, Palm Beach Media Group, Robins
& Morton, TD Bank and Vahan & Danielle Gureghian.
Click here to view photos from the event.
For more information about Jupiter Medical Center, visit jupitermed.com
or call (561) 263-2234. For more information about Jupiter Medical Center
Foundation, visit jmcfoundation.org or call (561) 263-5728.