Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to announce it is launching an annual
fundraising dinner in 2014 with the 1st Annual Celebration of
Excellence taking place on May 1 at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda
Boulevard in Los Angeles from 6-9pm.
inaugural event will honor noted Southern California executive and
philanthropist Lodwrick M. Cook and pay tribute to his wife, the late Carole
Cook, a dedicated member of the Valley Presbyterian Hospital board for twelve
years. Following cocktails, dinner and the program guests will be entertained
by the UCLA LatinJazz Big Band directed by Dr. Bobby Rodriquez.
The dinner will benefit the Community Emergency Services at Valley Presbyterian Hospital
that has provided critically needed emergency services to residents of
the San Fernando Valley and beyond for over 50 years. Last year alone, more
than 60,000 patients visited the Emergency Department seeking care.