UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Southport philanthropist makes 'major' gift to cardiac center

Monday, December 26, 2011

Southport philanthropist makes 'major' gift to cardiac center

Bridgeport Hospital's cardiac-care center has been renamed the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute in recognition of what hospital officials call a "major" gift from the Southport philanthropist.

"Mr. Smilow's generous gift will help ensure the continued delivery of the state-of-the-art care that we have provided to heart patients for more than a half-century," Bridgeport Hospital President and CEO William M. Jennings said in a statement. "This gift lays a solid foundation for further innovations and quality enhancements that will benefit patients for years to come."  READ MORE: http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Southport-philanthropist-makes-major-gift-to-2425334.php

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