Zoey and Vee – Making a Difference

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Meet Zoey Hagan. Just eleven years old and already making a difference in other people’s lives! Zoey, a sixth grader at Atlantic Highlands Elementary School, lives with her father, Patrick, and her brother, Liam. During the summer months, Zoey’s grandmother, Verian “Vee” Hagan, usually looks after Zoey. But twice a week Vee is unavailable to mind Zoey. On Wednesday and Thursday mornings, Vee is busy volunteering her LPN services at...

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Dental Firm Shines for Parker Health Center

Posted by on Sep 27, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Dr. Mitchel Friedman of Newman Springs Dental Care in Lincroft believes that having a whiter smile can do more than make you feel confident; it can help sick and disadvantaged children get needed health care. As a member of the Crown Council, a world wide alliance of prestigious dentists committed to charitable work, Dr. Friedman participated in this year’s Smiles For Life campaign. (Smiles for Life Foundation is the children’s...

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Parker Champion – Dr. Ken Grossman

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in News | 0 comments

When the Parker Family Health Center first opened its doors in July of 2000, Dr. Gene Cheslock, founder of the Parker Center, approached members of the local professional community in search of doctors willing to donate their services to the new health center. A long-time colleague of Dr. Cheslock’s, Dr. Ken Grossman of Little Silver agreed to volunteer his services for those Parker patients requiring a dermatology specialist. Thirteen years...

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Stericycle and Riverview Keep Parker Compliant

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Local resident Richard “Wit” Buckalew has been donating his company’s services to Parker Family for almost 10 years. His company, Coast Medical Services, specializes in proper pickup, treatment and disposal of biohazards. Since Mr. Buckalew’s retirement, the Parker Family Center has been searching for a new solution for handling  removal of sharps containers generated by the Center. A call to our partners at Riverview...

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Sons of Ireland Take the Plunge

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013 in News | 0 comments

This past New Year’s Day, the Sons of Ireland held their 10th Annual Sons of Ireland Polar Bear Plunge. The event, held at Asbury Park beach, started in 2003 as a tradition among a group of Christian Brothers Academy alumni and  has evolved into an annual fundraiser organized by the Rumson-based Sons of Ireland. As one of several local recipients, Parker Family Health Center recently received a check for $9,200 from proceeds of the...

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PFHC Fourth Annual Golf Outing

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 in News | 0 comments

    On Monday, June 24th, over eighty golfers came out to support the Parker Family Health Center as the Center hosted its Fourth Annual Golf Outing. This year’s event took place at Beacon Hill Country Club in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, and raised over $25,000 for the Health Center.  Golfers enjoyed lunch, tournament contests, and an evening dinner reception followed by presentation of generous awards and prizes to the winners. Dr....

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