In case anyone hasn’t noticed, Peggy and Randall Rollins have a warm place in their hearts for Lewes, specifically, and for eastern Sussex County generally. The most recent manifestation of their love came last week when they gave Beebe Healthcare a huge boost with the announcement that their Ma-Ran Foundation will be donating $10 million toward the hospital’s $180 million expansion plans.
They have not forgotten their Lewes roots: Peggy as a Lewes High School graduate and one-time employee at Beebe Hospital; Randall as an employee of the Sussex radio stations which, along with a car dealership in Lewes, were at
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R. Randall and Peggy Rollins have donated $10 million to the Beebe Medical Foundation and Beebe Healthcare in Lewes.
The gift represents the largest ever received by Beebe, the largest gift in Sussex County and one of the largest made in the state of Delaware, according to a news release from Beebe Healthcare.
“The Rollins family’s gift is so inspirational,” Judy Aliquo, CEO of Beebe Medical Foundation, said in a statement. “This generous investment in Beebe could not have come at a better time as we embark on the
Beebe Healthcare has announced plans for a new $180 million healthcare facility at their campus in Lewes.
The announcement, billed as historic, was made at the Margeret H. Rollins School of Nursing in Lewes on Friday afternoon. With a price-tag of $180 million, the Margeret H. Rollins Pavilion will feature four levels, over 200 private rooms, in order to enlarge the healthcare campus and services.
This new expansion will include both new facilities and new services on three campuses as Beebe Healthcare works to meet the needs of the growing region. Construction on the
The Beebe Medical Foundation and Beebe Healthcare announced today a transformational gift of $10 million from the Ma-Ran Foundation to name the Margaret H. Rollins Pavilion on the Lewes Campus.
During its 81st annual membership luncheon themed Lighting the Way, celebrated May 2, the Beebe Auxiliary pledged a generous five-year commitment of $1.8 million to the Beebe Building Expansion Plan, starting with this year’s check of $312,000, the largest single-year gift ever. With the rapid population growth in the local area, this will allow Beebe Healthcare to better serve the needs of the local community and stay ahead of the curve.
Auxiliary President Nancy Tartaglione presented the check to Jeffrey M. Fried, FACHE, president and CEO of Beebe Healthcare; Richard Schaffner, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Beebe Healthcare;
Nick Lambrow, Regional President of M & T Bank, presents a $75,000 expansion campaign gift to Tommy Cooper, Board Chairman of the Beebe Medical Foundation.
Cooper said, “I am honored on behalf of the Beebe Medical Foundation to accept this most generous and appreciated gift. M & T Bank, through its charitable foundation, has always been very supportive of Beebe fundraising events and campaigns. Our relationship with Nick, his staff, and M & T Bank, is highly valued by us.”
Shown (left to right) are: in front, Tommy Cooper, Beebe Medical Foundation Board Chairman;