Dr. Charles Krauthammer to Receive St. Barnabas’ Hance Award


Dr. Charles Krauthammer


St. Barnabas Charities Founder’s Day Slated for April 30th

GIBSONIA, PA. (Richland Twp.), Feb. 17, 2015 – Dr. Charles Krauthammer will be the featured speaker and honored
with the Hance Award as St. Barnabas celebrates its 115th Founder’s Day Thursday, April 30, 2015. Be inspired by this
extraordinary American – Dr. Krauthammer is a Pulitzer prize-winner, a syndicated columnist, a best-selling author, trauma
survivor, and a physician.

St. Barnabas Charities’ annual fundraising dinner will be held at the Marriott Pittsburgh North in Cranberry Twp. and
begins with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and inspirational message by
Dr. Krauthammer at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $300 per person to attend dinner and the program, available by calling
724-444-5521 or by visiting www.StBarnabasCharities.com. Guests may also attend a private VIP reception with Dr.
Krauthammer before the dinner program for $800 per person, limited tickets available. Proceeds benefit the St. Barnabas
Free Care Fund, which annually provides more than $6 million in free care to needy patients at St. Barnabas.

William V. Day, president of St. Barnabas Health System, will present Dr. Charles Krauthammer with the prestigious Hance
Award, named for St. Barnabas founder Gouverneur P. Hance (1871-1954), the lay Episcopalian brother who founded
St. Barnabas in 1900 as a refuge for incurably ill men and boys who could not afford their care. Each year, the Hance
Award is presented to a person of national acclaim who exemplifies Hance’s ideals of benevolence, patriotism and service to
others. Among the past Hance Award recipients are entertainer Debbie Reynolds, Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich,
first lady Barbara Bush, astronaut “Buzz” Aldrin and President Gerald Ford and many more.


St. Barnabas Health System, Media Relations, 5850 Meridian Rd., Gibsonia, PA 15044-9667