FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE: February 3, 2010
CONTACT: Dr. Roxanne Debski- Seigel
Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation
PHONE: 973-383-0115 FAX 973-383-6889
PHOTO: Glenn R. Lewis
Hospice announces Development Director Glenn R. Lewis
Newton, NJ – February 3, 2010—The Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation is pleased to publicize the addition of Glenn R. Lewis as Director of Development. Mr. Lewis is well known in the area having served as the Public Affairs Manager with Embarq and its predecessor companies since 1987. He brings to Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation his community leadership, excellent business and customer relationship skills, as well a varied background with many associations including United Way, American Red Cross, March of Dimes, YMCA, Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development Partnerships, New Jersey Business and Industry Association, New Jersey Utilities Association, NJ SEED, and Sussex County Arts & Heritage. He also served as a certified telecommunication lobbyist at the state and federal level with extensive lobbying in Washington DC. “We at Hospice are very excited to have Glenn join our team and using his wealth of knowledge to assist in furthering the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice cause and its value to the community” cited Cecelia Clayton, Executive Director of Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice.
As Development Director, Lewis will work towards the enhancement of the foundation by cultivating corporate, individual, and planned giving programs. He will also continue to be active in the community through his participation and partaking of area functions and boards. Lewis stated “I am very happy to have the opportunity to be part of such a worthwhile organization, the Karen Ann Quinlan story is one which everyone should become familiar.” Lewis continued “I am also looking forward to working directly with Julia Quinlan, whose daughter is the organization’s namesake, and to focus on the future growth of Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice.”
Lewis has a BA in English Education from Kean University and lives in Sparta with his wife Maureen.
Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice is fully accredited by the New Jersey Department of Health as a certified Medicare and Medicaid Hospice, accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP), and a member of the NJ Hospice Organization and the National Hospice Organization. They provide hospice services to residents in Northern NJ, and Pike County, PA with three offices located in Newton, Phillipsburg, NJ and Milford, PA. You may reach them for any information on hospice care by calling 800-882-1117 or visiting their website at https://karenannquinlanhospice.org/.