Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Kevin Guest House Announces Three New Members of its Board of Directors

Kevin Guest House Announces Three New Members of its Board of Directors

Kevin Guest House, the nation's first hospital hospitality house, in Buffalo New York, announced that Susan Garvey, Denise Hanlon, and Anne Janzcak have joined its Board of Directors. Other Directors include president, Kevin Thompson, vice-president, John Zimmerman, recording secretary, Frank DelSignore, and treasurer, Michael Bonitatibus. Returning board members for 2007 are Randy Bergman, Cynthia Firey, Elizabeth Lenegan, Michael Masters, Paul McAfee, Steven McGlone, Gregg Merlihan, Mave Milligan, Kenneth Alan Redding, Al Ryer, John Spitzmiller, and Janice Volk.

Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2007

Kevin Guest House, the nation's first hospital hospitality house, in Buffalo New York, announced three new members of its Board of Directors. Each new Director will hold a three-year term that began January 1, 2007.

The new Board Members are:

1. Susan Garvey, sister-in-law of Kevin Guest House's namesake, Kevin Garvey. Suzy makes her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she is very active in the Hospitality House of Charlotte. She serves on Charlotte's Board of Directors and volunteers countless hours of her time and talents to their mission. Suzy also is very active in the Junior Leagues of South Bend, Indiana, and Charlotte, North Carolina; the Guardian Ad Litem Foundation; the Human Service Council, the HIV/AIDS Council, Healthy Carolinians, Mecklenburg Council on Adolescent Pregnancy and the Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend. She also has the distinct honor of receiving the First Junior League Sustainer of the Year in 1997 and the Guardian Ad Litem 25 Year Appreciation Award in 2006.

2. Denise Hanlon, MS, RN, of Buffalo. Denise is currently Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNYAB School of Nursing with 20 years teaching experience with a concentration on rehabilitation nursing. She also has experience in acute care and long term nursing and has been a private practice nurse consultant since 1985. Prior to her nursing career, Denise work as a legal secretary. Denise has served in a variety of capacities with the Buffalo Board of Education, Buffalo Public Schools, City Honors School, and the Frederick Olmstead School. She has donated her time to such worthy groups as the Lothlorien Therapeutic Riding Center, Heritage Centers, Commission on Academic Excellence, Success by 6 Parent Involvement Committee, and the Education Fund of Greater Buffalo Parent Advisory Council.

3. Anne Janczak, also of Buffalo. Anne currently serves as the Manager of the Sales Administration Group for M & T Investment Group. During her tenure at M & T, Anne has also served as Product Manager, Private Banking; Operations Marketing Compliance Manager; and Product Manager, Personal Trust. Anne is involved with Westminster Community School, Junior Achievement, and Special Olympics. 

Also, elected as officers for 2007 at Kevin Guest House's annual meeting were president, Kevin Thompson, University at Buffalo facilities planning and design department; vice-president, John Zimmerman, Rosin Foods; recording secretary, Frank DelSignore, Clough Harbour & Associates; and treasurer, Michael Bonitatibus, Millington-Lockwood Business Interiors. Returning board members for 2007 are Randy Bergman, Darrt Amusement; Cynthia Firey, Myles R. Firey & Co.; Elizabeth Lenegan, Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Michael Masters, BRD Construction; Paul McAfee, eXubrio Group LLC; Steven McGlone, Turner Construction; Gregg Merlihan, Office of Congressman Tom Reynolds; Mave Milligan, RealtyUSA; Kenneth Alan Redding, Ken Redding & Associates; Al Ryer, Realty USA; John Spitzmiller, Phillips Lytle; and Janice Volk of Cuba, NY.

Kevin Guest House, a beautifully restored Victorian built in the late 19th century, is located at 782 Ellicott Street in the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Kevin Guest House provides comfort, support, and affordable accommodations for patients, outpatients and their loved ones traveling to Buffalo from their homes for medical treatment. Claudia and Cyril Garvey founded Kevin Guest House in memory of their son, Kevin, who died of leukemia in 1972. Celebrating 35 years of service, we have the distinct honor of being the very first hospital hospitality house in the nation.

For more information, contact Cathy Allen at (716) 882-1818 or visit Kevin Guest House's website at Kevin Guest House Website (http://www. kevinguesthouse. org).

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