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St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation Seeks Nominees for Leadership, Philanthropy Awards

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (Dec. 19, 2013) ¾  The St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation is seeking nominees for the 2014 awards for community leaders to be presented at its annual Legacy Dinner on Feb. 20, 2014.


This will be the seventh year the awards have been presented at the Foundation’s Legacy Dinner, which will be held at the Hilton Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg. Each Foundation award publicly acknowledges the commitment and vision of those who are true models of philanthropy or service. The deadline to submit nominations is Jan. 10, 2014.


The three awards to be presented are: 



  • The Roy G. Harrell Jr. Leadership Award which recognizes an individual who demonstrates vision, initiative, motivation, selflessness and commitment through outstanding community service and leadership benefiting the community.

  • The Helen D. Roberts Award which recognizes an individual’s generosity in giving of his/her time, talent or monetary contributions to not-for-profit organizations devoted to educational, cultural, and social or public health concerns.

  • The Hippocrates Award, which was added in 2011 by the Foundation, recognizes an individual physician or medical practice that demonstrates selflessness and dedication to the community. The recipient also strives to improve patient care and to make that care more available to underserved communities. The first recipient of the award was Radiology Associates of St. Petersburg.


Nomination forms can be downloaded from the Foundation’s website at StAnthonysFoundation.org. The forms can then be emailed to gail.cass-culver@baycare.org, faxed to (727) 825-1184 or mailed to the St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation at 1200 Seventh Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33705.  For more information, please call Gail Cass-Culver at 727-820-7895.


Tickets are $75 and can be purchased by calling the Foundation at (727) 825-1131.


About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 395-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. St. Anthony’s celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2011, and the hospital continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. St. Anthony’s has received the 2013 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement award.  St. Anthony’s Susan Sheppard  McGillicuddy Breast Center received accreditation from both the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Radiology. For superior energy efficiency, St. Anthony’s earned the EPA’s ENERGY STAR three consecutive times. St. Anthony’s Hospital is currently the only hospital in Pinellas County to have both the full Heart Failure Accreditation and the Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).


About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.


BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist and Winter Haven Hospital. For more information, visit BayCare on the web at www.BayCare.org.


















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