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South Shore Hospital's Festival of Caring

An event for all ages to celebrate the opening of South Shore Hospital’s
newly expanded and remodeled Emerson Building

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012
1 - 4 p.m.
Event takes place under a heated tent and indoors. 

South Weymouth, MA – November 16, 2012—South Shore Hospital is pleased to invite the public to an event to celebrate the opening of the newly expanded and remodeled Emerson Building.

The Festival of Caring will include:

  • Performances by local choral groups, musicians and dance teams
  • Health and wellness seminar
  • Tours of our newly expanded Emerson Building
  • Prize drawings
  • Kids’ face painting and arts and crafts
  • Complimentary food and beverages
  • A donation station for unwrapped toys to be given to local families in need for the holiday season

South Shore Hospital’s Emerson building has been expanded to meet the needs of the growing number of people choosing South Shore Hospital for care. The building, which opened in 1989, is named in honor of Dr. George Emerson, a hospital founder.

The original four-story Emerson building has been expanded by 40 feet and two new floors have been added. Through the doors of the new McKim Family Main Entrance is a spacious lobby with a Café and all-new Friends of South Shore Hospital Gift Shop. The Paul Snell Conference Center has been opened on the second floor, adjacent the dining room. A total of 60 new, private inpatient rooms have been added to the building to meet the specific needs of medical, surgical, orthopedic and cancer patients.

South Shore Hospital is grateful to the generous individuals, businesses and foundations who contributed more than $40 million toward the Campaign for Healing, Caring and Comforting in support of the Emerson Expansion, cancer care, orthopedic care, and home care.

Please visit southshorehospital.org/emersonexpansion to learn more.

South Shore Hospital is a 318-bed, not-for-profit, tax-exempt, charitable provider of acute, emergency, outpatient, home health, and hospice care to the people of Southeastern Massachusetts. South Shore Hospital’s home care division includes South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the South Shore, and Home & Health Resources. The hospital’s 900-member medical staff represents all leading medical specialties. South Shore Hospital employs 3,800 people, supported by a team of 600 volunteers. South Shore Hospital is licensed to provide Level II Trauma care and Level III Maternal/Newborn care. South Shore Hospital has been ranked among the top three hospitals in Massachusetts, according to the 2012 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals report and named a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe. Please call (781) 624-6673 or visit southshorehospital.org for a referral to a South Shore Hospital physician.



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