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Simply Spring Event Raises $67,000 for Christian Health Foundation

WYCKOFF, NJ – Over 200 people attended the First Annual Simply Spring Event hosted by Christian Health (CHCC) at Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, NJ, on Thursday, March 15. Thanks to the generosity of CHCC friends and supporters, the event and auction raised over $67,000 in support of CHCC Foundation’s 2018 Annual Fund. Funds raised at this incredibly successful evening will support CHCC with campus-wide improvements, programs, and services to meet the growing health-care needs of the community.

A new event for CHCC, this year’s Simply Spring theme was Jeans and Jewels. The sparkling evening included a silent auction; a fun, but competitive, contest for best dressed attendee in jeans and jewels attire; an interactive photo booth with social sharing station; and a moving video presentation that brought many guests to tears. Devon Fine Jewelry of Wyckoff was the event’s Signature Auction Sponsor and Valley Home Care was the Diamond Sponsor.

people at dinner table“It was a wonderful evening and distinctly unique,” said Paul Van Ostenbridge, Atlantic Stewardship Bank President and CEO, and CHCC friend and supporter. “The venue made for such a fun and comfortable event, and I enjoyed being part of the auction and bidding on the fantastic items. The video that was shown was extremely impactful and meaningful.”

Gordon Stanley, Chair, CHCC Foundation Board of Trustees shared, “We are extremely thankful for our dedicated supporters who helped make the first annual Simply Spring a huge success! The funds raised will have such a valuable impact on our community, and we are grateful to be able to continue carrying out our mission to provide health, healing, and wellness for people of all ages each and every day.”

In addition to Devon Fine Jewelry and Valley Home Care, significant event sponsors included Atlantic Stewardship Bank, Jeffer Hopkinson & Vogel, NJ Mobile Health Care, Wm. H. Connolly & Co. LLC, Select Rehab, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, and Atlantic Health System-Chilton Medical Center among others.

The poignant event video, featuring individuals telling #MyCHCCStory, and event photo gallery can be viewed at Supporters can visit to contribute to the 2018 Annual Fund.

About Christian Health

CHCC provides a broad continuum of high-quality, compassionate care, offering superior senior-life, short-term rehab, and mental-health services. As a non-profit organization, we deliver Person- and Family-centered Care to our community based upon the Christian principles on which we were founded more than a century ago. For more information, visit

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