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Time is Running Out! RSVP for LOTWC’s 2015 Benefit Gala by 3/4/2015!

Light of The World Charities invites you to join us for the 2015 Benefit Gala!

This year’s Gala will take place on March 4, 2015 from 5:30 pm- 10:30 pm at the Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club in Palm City!

  • Cocktail Reception with Hors D’oeuvres & Silent Auction
  • Dinner (with complimentary wine) & Dancing
  • Live Auction & Grand Raffle
  • Complimentary Valet Parking/Cash Bar
  • Live Entertainment from “Street Talk Orchestra with Steve & Ronda Kaplan”

Donation: $160 per person

Must RSVP by March 4, 2015!

For more information call 772-223-9781

 

 

Home from Nicaragua

LOWTC’s surgical team and volunteer left for Chinandega, Nicaragua on Saturday, January 31st and returned home safely on Saturday, February 7th. It was a long but very successful week for LOWTC’s team. This mission the team performed 62 procedures on 59 patients. Welcome Home!

LOWTC's 2015 Surgical Team

LOWTC’s 2015 Surgical Team

Hernia Room

Working in Nicaragua

This Saturday, January 31st LOWTC’s surgical team and non-medical volunteer took off to Chinandega, Nicaragua. After a two and a half hour flight from Miami, Florida, they have all arrived safely. Our surgical team is working with Hosvania Velez, to help those in need of surgeries, which include Lap Chloe and Hernia.

Hosvania Velez and Theresa Banks

Hosvania Velez and Theresa Banks

For this mission, LOWTC’s surgical team includes:

  • Theresa Banks (Team Leader) : RNFA
  • Steve O’Neil: DR- General Surgeon
  • Joe Farr: DR- General Surgeon
  • Ralph Chase: DR-Anesthesia
  • Mark Tasch: DR-Anesthesia
  • Donna Batta: RN Circulator
  • Gretchen Menikheim: RN Circulator
  • Louie Terranova: Surgical Tech
  • Penny Abramowicz: RN
  • Chloe Harshman: ST Scrub
  • Beth Compitello: ST Scrub
  • Brenda Walsh: RN
  • & our non-medical volunteer: Sheryl Scanni

 

 

MY! HOW TIME FLIES!

Karen Nelson, Laurie Schwab, Karen Nelson, Beth Compitello and Janice McConnell, members of Light of the World Charities’ luncheon committee, can hardly believe it is time to make plans for LOTWC’S  Annual Luncheon at Manero’s Restaurant on November 8th.  They want to get the news out early as there is limited seating.  For information call 772-223-9781

Luncheon 2014

March 14th LOTW Banquet

This year’s Light of the World Charities’ Banquet Committee tweaked their annual banquet a little bit and it became their first dinner/dance!!

The popular local group, Rhoda and Steve Kaplan and their Street Talk Orchestra, will be entertaining and providing music for dancing.  The date to be saved is March 14th, and it will be at the Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club.

Seated  L to R:  Theresa Banks, Karen Nelson, Janice McConnell, Rhoda Johnson, Mike Mulligan, Beth Compitello                 Standing:  Joan Ornellas, Ben Inserra, Laurie  Schwab

Seated L to R: Theresa Banks, Karen Nelson, Janice McConnell, Rhoda Johnson, Mike Mulligan, Beth Compitello
Standing: Joan Ornellas, Ben Inserra, Laurie Schwab

LOTW Charities

A Promise Fulfilled

Light of the World Charities’, Louie Terranova, is standing next to one hundred seventy packages which she wrapped and addressed to be sent to Africa. The packages are filled with medical equipment needed by St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tanzania. Funds were raised at the LOTWC’s banquet in March and a promise was made to fulfill the “wish list” of Sister Urbani who is the doctor and administrator of St. Joseph’s.                                                                                              Light of the World Charities’, Louie Terranova, is standing next to one hundred seventy packages which she wrapped and addressed to be sent to Africa.  The packages are filled with medical equipment needed by St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tanzania.  Funds were raised at the LOTWC’s  banquet in March and a promise was made to fulfill the “wish list” of Sister Urbani who is the doctor and administrator of St. Joseph’s.