FORT WASHINGTON, MD – (October 20, 2016) — Fort Washington Medical Center (FWMC)
would like to thank its honorary committee members for their dedicated
support as they honor leaders from Prince George’s County and the
State of Maryland for their trailblazing work in advancing the health
and vitality of its residents at their inaugural gala on Saturday, October 29, 2016.
“We are incredibly grateful to the team of partners and committee
members who have come alongside us to work to bring awareness and change
to the health disparities within Prince George’s County,”
said Interim FWMC President and CEO Reginald A. Jones. “By joining
us to bring attention to not only the issues, but the people and organizations
championing for change within our state, we know that we are well on our
way to creating a healthier community.”
The honorary committee is co-chaired by U.S. Senator, Benjamin Cardin,
U.S. Congressman, Steny Hoyer and Nexus Health Board of Trustees Board
Chair, Yvonne Magee, Ph.D.
Honorary Committee Members Include:
Angela Alsobrooks, Prince George’s County States Attorney
Erek L. Barron, Maryland State Delegate
Andrea Harrison, Prince George’s County Council Member
Donna F. Edwards, U.S. Congresswoman
Betty Hager Francis, Prince George’s County Deputy Chief Administrative
Officer for Health, Human Services, and Education
Michael A. Jackson, Maryland State Delegate
Cathy Neuman, President, Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Maryland
Elizabeth G. Proctor, Maryland State Delegate
Deni Taveras, Prince George’s City Council Member
Tawana Thomas-Johnson, Senior Director, American Cancer Society, Inc.
Karen R. Toles, Prince George’s County Council Member
Jay Walker, Maryland State Delegate
With the theme “All Hands on Deck: Collaborating for a Healthier Community,” the black-tie gala will celebrate the outstanding achievements,
commitment and dedication of health professionals, community and civic
leaders, politicians and various organizations throughout the state while
also bringing attention to various health disparities in Maryland. The
event will be held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
located at 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745 from 6:00 PM
to 12:00 AM in the Woodrow Wilson Ballroom..
Honorees will include:Maryland Governor Larry Hogan,
Senator Barbara Mikulski, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern
L. Baker III and Prince George’s County Councilman Obie Patterson.
More information about this year’s honorees, as well as ticket and
event information for the gala can be found at www.fortwashingtonmc.org.
Organizations and companies who share a commitment to addressing health
and wellness in Prince George’s County and the State of Maryland
may contact Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey at
firstname.lastname@example.org regarding partnerships and sponsorship opportunities.