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Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial Run


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Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial Run

  1. 1. Pictured below is a vibrant Susan running the NewYork City Marathon in 2006 to raise money for cancer the Friends ofpatients. Tragically, in February 2011 her cervical cancerreturned with a vengeance. Unfortunately, even with Hackensack University Medical Centerthe best of care, not everyone survives cancer. Susan andZabransky Hughes passed away in July. the Borough of Saddle RiverThe family described the care Susan received at the along with theJohn Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack UniversityMedical Center as outstanding. “Everyone, the doctors, hughes & Zabransky Familiesthe nurses and even the transport people were suchcaring and competent people.” The Zabransky and present the inauguralHughes families are committed to creating a lastingmemorial for Susan at HackensackUMC in the expand-ed ETD, Susan’s Suite. Having a dedicated space andspecialized staff will benefit patients with all types ofcancer for years to come. Sponsorship Opportunities to Build Susan’s Suite at HackensackUMC Your donation will help make Susan’s SuiteProceeds from the run will be donated directly to the at the newHackensackUMC Foundation specifically for Susan’sSuite. Although a generous financial contribution has Emergency Trauma Departmentalready been made by the Hughes and Zabransky fami- become a reality.lies toward the $1 million goal, more funding is needed.Sponsorship opportunities are available with varyinglevels of recognition and benefits including signage,publicity and invitations to the May 12, 2012 Thank The Run for Sue CommitteeYou Party at the Designer Showhouse in Saddle River. Cindy Martins King - Chair Cathy NapolitanoSpecific information regarding sponsorship op- Lisa Ahearn Bonnie Pennellportunities, including benefits and deadlines isavailable online at Jill Bovino Linda Rosato Jannine DeMeritt Jill Zabransky RussellAdditional information may also be obtained by con- Paige Egan Tracy Slaynetacting The Run for Sue Committee at (551)996-3252. Joette Fullerton Cindy Spence Lisa LaManna Ellen Zabransky Wittig Alice Lynch Susan Zabransky Proceeds will benefit Gary B. Munk A dedicated treatment suite for cancer patients A joint fundraising initiative of the Friends of HackensackUMC, in the soon to be renovated the Borough of Saddle River, the Hughes and Zabransky Families Emergency Trauma Department at and the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Hackensack University Medical Center
  2. 2. Hackensack University Medical Center demonstrated itscommitment to fighting cancer by recently opening a The Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation (Please note: a $25.00 minimum contribution is required Payment may be made online, by check or credit card155,000 square-foot comprehensive cancer care center Discoverthat offers an unparalleled patient experience. The John 10 Private Online: Please visit www.humcfoundation.comTheurer Cancer Center’s mission is to provide the highest Emergency Treatment Roomsquality cancer care. However, not every cancer patient dedicated to cancer patients in the when you use your credit card) 360 Essex Street, Suite 301 Hackensack, NJ 07601goes directly to the Cancer Center. At times and for vari- Emergency Trauma Department Amex Check: Please make checks payable to: (as it appears on card)ous reasons, the point of entry is the Emergency Trauma I /we prefer to remain anonymous.Department (ETD). The Story Behind the Run MasterCard PhoneAs part of the future expansion of the ETD, the MedicalCenter recognized the need for specialized emergency The run is being organized in honor of our dearrooms. Current plans include a 33,000 square-foot ex- friend, Susan Zabransky Hughes, who suc- cumbed to cervical cancer in July of 2011 at the I /we do not wish to receive future mailings. Please remove my name from your list.pansion designed to improve operating efficiency and VISA age of 46. We were all touched by Sue in so in the amount of $reduce delays in patient treatment. The renovation, ex- / pected to be completed by 2013, will include more operat- many ways. Whether it was sharing her love Please charge mying rooms, new technologies and equipment, and feature of cooking, training at the gym, hiking at the / Card Numberfour specialty sections for cardiac, cancer, geriatric and Reservation, or vacationing, Sue just loved life Signature Exp. Datetrauma emergency care. and lived it to the fullest every day. NameThe expanded design will separate patients by type and level of care needed, allowing patients rapid access to spe- Sue had many passions in her life, and runningcialized services, reducing wait times throughout the De- was one of them. In trying to decide the bestpartment and resulting in an improved patient and family way to keep Sue’s spirit alive while simultane- Yes! I would like to Sponsor the Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial Run benefits and deadlines is available at Specific information regarding sponsorship opportunities, includingexperience. The ETD will convert semi-private, curtainedcubicles to fixed-wall private ones, which not only provide ously raising money to fund Susan’s Suite atgreater privacy, but will better accommodate these new HackensackUMC, we decided to organize atechnologies and equipment. This project will have an im- 5k run/walk in Saddle River. We thought it fit- Title Sponsor $25,000 Platinum Sponsor $10,000 Gold Sponsor $5,000 Silver Sponsor $2,500 Bronze Sponsor $1,000mediate and significant impact on emergency care in our ting that the course include some of the same Supporting Sponsor $500 Booster $250 Remembrance Path $100community. streets Sue ran on and where she lived while Other Amount $ raising her family for 15 years. As an additional tribute, the course reaches into Upper Saddle River, where Sue grew up and her parents still reside. Post-race activities will be held at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church where Sue was a member of the congregation. We invite you to join us in honoring Sue by in honor of In-Kind Donation participating in the run, becoming a sponsor and/or making a donation. Thank you for your generosity and support! The Run for Sue Committee To register for the run visit For additional information, please contact The Run for Sue Committee at (551)996-3252.