WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – January 4, 2006 – Good Samaritan Medical Center has donated $5,000 to U.B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School of the Arts. The school’s mission is to provide neighborhood students with a much-needed support system after the academic day by offering music, art and dance clubs, as well as field trips to arts organizations around Florida and beyond.
“Through its innovative after-school arts programs, U.B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School provides guidance and culture to our community’s children,” says Paul Echelard, chief executive officer at Good Samaritan Medical Center. “We’re honored to support the school’s mission.”
UB Kinsey is one of the oldest elementary school campuses in Palm Beach County, opening in 1929. In 1994, it was designated as an art magnet school.
Good Samaritan Medical Center, part of Tenet South Florida, is a 341-bed acute care hospital located at 1309 No. Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach. The hospital proudly celebrates 85 years of service to Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. In addition to general medical services, Good Samaritan offers a broad range of specialty services, including oncology, orthopedics, obstetrics and cardiac medicine. The hospital provides cancer services in the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Institute, featuring the Miles M. Zisson Comprehensive Breast Center and the Ruth C. Heede Gamma Knife Center. The hospital also offers the Walter Newbern Suites, an all-private, upscale unit that combines quality medical care with personal comfort. Good Samaritan is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about Good Samaritan Medical Center, visit www.goodsamaritanmc.com or contact us at 561-655-5511.