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FULL CIRCLE 2013: Reflections

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Transitional Nursing Care Program Succeeds At Reducing Hospital Readmissions


n July 2011, Matheny received a $300,000 grant from the New Jersey Health Initiatives Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop, with the cooperation of acute care hospital partners, a model to improve transitions to and from acute care hospitals for adults with chronic neurologic disabling conditions. The grant period ended June 30, 2013, but, based on the program’s success, Matheny will continue to fund and expand it, by creating a division within our nursing department which will integrate our specialized resources to improve transitions during all healthcare encounters. The program will also be broadened to include children. The core of the existing program is the establishment of full-time transitional nurses who accompany patients transported to acute care hospitals, encourage full and effective use of information in the patients “mini-record”, follow patients

Board of Trustees Chair Daniel F. McLaughlin

Vice Chair William A. Krais, Esq.

President Steven M. Proctor

Transition care nurse for medical trips Cathi Losavio, left, and transition care nurse for hospitals Jeanne Lavelle.

throughout their hospitalization to facilitate discharge planning and foster development of resources needed for appropriate inpatient care and effective post-hospital transition. Our partners in this project are: Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Newton Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Somerset Medical Center. The program is being continued beyond the grant period because we have strong evidence that our primary end goal – the reduction of re-hospitalizations within 30 days of discharge – was achieved. In the 10

months preceding the implementation of our transition program, six of the 24 patients who were hospitalized were re-hospitalized within 30 days (25%). During the project period -September 2011 thru June 2013 -- four of the 65 patients who were hospitalized were re-hospitalized within 30 days (6.25%). In addition, satisfaction data were gathered from Matheny patients, staff and families showing positive results overall. And smoothness of discharge plans being implemented from the acute care locations back to Matheny was greatly improved, based on patient outcomes.

Members at Large Kenneth Alter Pam Cembrook Edana Desatnick Gary Eddey, MD Bruce Fisher Brian M. Foley, Esq.

Liz Geraghty Peter M. Holloway Maddalena Minardi Arnold H. Rosenheck, DMD Gary A. Squires Gerald Sydell, DDS David Szott

Trustees Emeritus Sally Chubb Gretchen W. Johnson


Gordon A. Millspaugh, Jr. Sandra Stark

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Miles for Matheny June 1, 2014

Liberty Park, Peapack, NJ

Teaching a Non-Verbal Six-Year-Old to Communicate really lead his activities and tell us what he wants to do and how he’s feeling. The iPad allows for that. There are auditory scanning and switches that connect to the iPad that will make things more accessible for him.” Before Dietrich began working with Dylan about three years ago, he was not able to communicate. “It was amazing what Jackie did with him,” says his mother. “He has really progressed with all of his therapists, but I’m partial to Matheny because they understand children like this more than anyone.” In addition to speech therapy through the Solutions program, the Vongrejs bring Dylan to Matheny’s outpatient clinic, the Matheny Center of Medicine and Dylan with, from left, his father Cliff, mother Noreen and speech-language pathologist Dentistry, for both his seating and Jaclynne Dietrich. mobility and medical needs. “It’s ix-year-old Dylan Vongrej was born with Canavan great,” says his mother, “that everything is in one place.” disease, a disorder that causes progressive damage Dylan currently does not attend school because he’s too to nerve cells in the brain. Dylan is non-verbal and unable to medically fragile. “We started him at a preschool when he walk, but, according to his mother Noreen, “He understands was three, and he just became very, very sick,” Vongrej says. everything you’re saying.” He’s also learning to communicate, “We’d love for him to eventually go to school one day; we’re thanks to speech therapy he’s receiving from Matheny as part not ruling it out.” of our Solutions For Schools program. Dylan is unable to physically attend school, but the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District has contracted with Matheny to have speech-language pathologist Jaclynne Dietrich visit Dylan twice a week. Dietrich is currently using two voice output switches to help Dylan communicate. “He’s pretty much mastered those,” Dietrich says. “We have programmed ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’, and we make choices between music and books. And we have weather and numbers. His vision is pretty questionable, so we rely on his auditory abilities. We want to extend it beyond the two switches, so he can


Jaclynne Dietrich helps Dylan communicate by using a voice output switch.




his was really awesome!” That comment by Heather Kosinski, a young woman from Kenilworth, NJ, was typical of the reaction to Full Circle 2013: Reflections, the 20th anniversary celebration of Matheny’s Arts Access Program. U.S. Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ 07), honorary chair of the event, described the artwork on display as “truly magnificent,” adding his


“congratulations to all of the artists and all of those who made this event possible.” Eileen Murray, director of Arts Access, explained how the program works, “We provide the creative freedom for the artists to express themselves, but it is the artists who bring this work to life. The art you see today is a true reflection of 20 years of hundreds of individuals who have c re a t e d thousands of personal

reflections.” The true stars of the afternoon were the artists and their art – whether it was visual art such as “Flower Power”, an acrylic on canvas by Jess Evans, or Rasheedah Mahali’s moving tribute to the late artist Jason Christie or “Alone”, a dance piece choreographed and performed by Natalia Manning. More than 70 pieces of visual art, curated by former Arts Access facilitator Scott Beil, were on display in the gallery, and 14 performances of dance, drama, prose and poetry were presented in a

“Flower Power”, acrylic on canvas by Jess Evans.

Visual art curator Scott Beil and his wife Erin in front of an untitled acrylic on canvas by Chris Butler. Dancer/choreographer Natalia Manning, center, with dance facilitator Corey Bliss, right.


Garrett Alpaugh of Raritan, NJ, and Heather Kosinski of Kenilworth, NJ.

multi-media stage presentation, which also visually traced the development of Arts Access from its beginnings in 1993 to the present-day. Steve Proctor, Matheny president, paid tribute to former Matheny medical director Dr.Gabor Barabas and former president Robert Schonhorn,who founded the program after asking the question: ‘Can people with disabilities create fine art?’

Arts Access received a $10,000 Challenge America Fast-Track grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the Full Circle celebration, and the program recently received an Excellence in the Arts award from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission and the Friends of Somerset County Culture & Heritage, Inc. Writer and performer Jenny Durr, left, and Arts Access director Eileen Murray.

From left, Linda Moore, executive director of the Morris Museum; Congressman Leonard Lance; and Morris Museum trustee Gerri Horn.

Corporate Sponsors GOLD Day Pitney LLP, The Providence Bank Foundation SILVER The Hartford BRONZE Affinity Federal Credit Union, The Angeletti Group, Financial Resources Federal Credit Union, ShopRite of Hunterdon County

Food/Beverage Sponsors Café Azzurro, Peapack cocoLuxe fine pastries, Peapack Gladstone Tavern, Gladstone 3 West, Basking Ridge Urban Table, Basking Ridge Village Office Supply, Somerset

Melia Moss, grants program manager for the Kessler Foundation, right, with artist and dancer/choreographer Cindy Shanks. ON THE COVER: Actress Jessica Park brings performer/choreographer Isabell Villacis out for the finale. At far left, is actress Sarah Bethany Braun. At right is dancer/choreographer Natalia Manning.


'He Really Needed a Place Like Matheny’

Jacob works on his math with Matheny School teaching assistant Kristin Barone.


hen he was around 2½ years old, Jacob Rolaf showed signs of bruising and was diagnosed with mild hemophilia. About 4½ years later, he began to experience gastro intestinal bleeding and, as a result, needed to be treated with high doses of blood coagulation factors. A resulting infection caused him to develop septic shock and multi-organ failure. “Before that,” says Lisa Cohen, social worker at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Hemophilia Center in New Brunswick, “he was an average kid. But he developed sepsis, multiorgan failure, central nervous system injury and seizure disorder. That really started all of his multiple medical issues.” From that point on, Jacob was in and out of the hospital. At home in Toms River, NJ, he had special accommodations and lots of nursing support. Then, his mother, Carol Rolaf, became ill and was unable to care for


him physically. He was placed in an institution that provided transitional care to infants and children with specialized medical needs. “His hemophilia had stabilized,” Cohen says, “but we needed to find a long-term placement that had the therapies he needed and so he would not just sit all day.” In December 2012, a representative

that Matheny was best able to meet his needs. He was eventually admitted as a resident in May 2013. “He really needed a place like Matheny,” Cohen points out. “Seeing him there is wonderful. You can see it on his face. You can see the difference.” Once he became a resident, Jacob also w a s e n ro l l e d a s a student in The Matheny School. Students such as Jacob are provided with the opportunity to reach their highest level of academic achievement while also obtaining maximum independence. When Jacob was still living at home, he attended the Silver Bay Elementary School in Toms River and received therapies as part of the special education program. At Matheny, related services are considered vital to the core of the program. Occupational, physical and speech therapies are always integrated into

Students such as Jacob are provided with the opportunity to reach their highest level of academic achievement while also obtaining maximum independence. of Child Protection & Permanency, CP&P (formerly DYFS) contacted Matheny regarding permanent placement for Jacob. CP&P was operating as a resource to help Jacob’s mother identify placement options, and the agency determined

the school through authentic tasks and settings. Matheny students also benefit from the latest technology such as SMART Boards and Tables, iPads, iMacs, Powerbooks, HO-touch computers and much more.

Matheny School Has 'Changed Our Lives' "Matheny is a place where miracles happen everyday."


yan O’Connor was born 10 years ago with a very rare chromosome deletion. His family was told that he would function at an extremely low level and would never walk or talk. Debbie O’Connor, speaking at The Matheny School Ryan’s mother, Debbie O’Connor, Open House. described the family’s initial reaction to this news. “As with most parents with special needs children,” she said, “to say we felt discouraged would be an understatement.” Speaking at The Matheny School’s Open House this past October, the Annandale, NJ, resident recalled what happened when Ryan reached three years of age, time for him to go to school. The O’Connors visited Matheny, having learned about it through Ryan’s therapists and the Clinton Township School District. “I’ll never forget the first day I brought him here,” she said. “I was in denial and was so afraid to leave my special child in the care of strangers. But these strangers quickly became the people who would change his life and our lives. A child who could barely eat began to slowly learn how to swallow. A child with very limited gross motor skills began to learn how to move. A child with no fine motor skills began to learn to pick up his own food.” And then, on Christmas Day 2008, “Ryan gave us a Ryan O’Connor participating in an adapted basketball game, assisted by Jim Hintenach, Matheny School supervisor of curriculum and instruction, true Christmas miracle. With a house filled with family and and occupational therapist Debbie Goodhart. friends, Ryan stood up and began to walk, completely words, ‘They can’t do that’. Matheny is not just a school for unassisted, through our home. He wandered for several our children. It’s a safe environment made up of amazing minutes from room to room, taking in his surroundings while people who give everything they have to give our children a we all watched in complete amazement.” life that, as a parent of a special needs child, you may have All of these milestones, O’Connor said, were reached thought would never be possible. Matheny is a place where because of Matheny. “There are no limitations here,” she miracles happen everyday.” added. “No one looks at our children and ever says the 7

Power Wheelchairs Create 'Independence'


hen Amanda Anastasia was about eight years old, she needed a new power wheelchair. “At the time,” her mother Sam recalls, “she had been driving her wheelchair with a scanner. It was a very slow process. The therapists at the Children’s Center for Therapy, where she was going to school, recommended that we visit the seating and mobility clinic at Matheny. They tested her out using head array, and she did fantastic. She learned to drive with her head. What a difference it made!” Amanda, now 20, and her brother, Daniel, 15, have a

condition called Aicardi-Goutieres, a syndrome that affects all of their motor functions. They have been in wheelchairs virtually their entire lives, but, since that visit about 12 years, all of their wheelchair and equipment needs are managed by Matheny. “When Amanda got her first power wheelchair,” her mother recalls, “I didn’t feel the salesperson had good knowledge of the product. She just suggested a chair, and that’s kind of what we went with. At Matheny, they have expert knowledge about products and seating positioning. Because of the population that lives at Matheny, they have so much real life experience.” Her children, she points out, “live in their chairs. They may go to a different setting, but they’re still in their chairs.” The Matheny therapists, she says, “know their movements, their tone, where they’re tight, where they’re not tight. If there’s a problem,

"Because of the population that lives at Matheny, they have so much real life experience."

From left, Amanda, Sam and Daniel Anastasia

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they find a way to solve it. They have creative ideas; they think outside the box.” The transition from a manual to a power wheelchair, Anastasia emphasizes, is critically important. “A power chair,” she says, “gives them some independence, freedom. They can drive from room to room. The chairs elevate, they tilt, they recline. So, they can change their position themselves. They don’t have to wait for somebody or try to explain to somebody where they want to move." The seating and mobility clinic at Matheny is part of the Matheny Center of Medicine and Dentistry. The clinic team of therapists and rehabilitation technicians strives to meet the needs of each individual by providing the perfect match of assistive technology services and products to provide the highest level of health, function and quality of life. For more information, call (908) 234-0011, ext. 722.

Music Motivates Matheny Adult To Tap Into Her Personal Creativity

Natalie and Megan practicing in the music room.


he annual Matheny talent show is a creative forum that enables students and patients to express themselves and feel empowered to share their gifts and talents. Nowhere was that more evident than in the performance this year by adult patient Natalie Tomastyk, who decided to sing “Brave”, a song made popular by singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles. Through the process of learning the piece, according to music therapist Megan Chappius, Natalie decided she also wanted to play the piano. “Alternating between singing and playing was a new skill for her to learn,” said Chappius, “but she was determined and motivated to do it. Fortunately, she very quickly and easily mastered the skill. She never grew tired or frustrated, and she was very motivated.” In

addition to learning the lyrics, Natalie had to work on her breath support and vocal phrasing. “It was important,”

"Alternating between singing and playing was a new skill for her to learn, but she was determined and motivated to do it." Chappius added, “that she identify with the artist in her and tap into her own unique personal creative expression. With that in mind, we focused on her emotional expression and connection to the message of the song when

performing it. The song’s message is very empowering, about being brave and believing in yourself.” In order for Natalie to learn the piano, Chappius marked off specific notes that she could play on the keyboard that were in the key of the song. “Good eye-hand coordination was needed to play the marked notes w i t h a c c u r a c y, ” Chappius explained “Each week, she increased her speed and accuracy when playing.” Natalie was “a little nervous” before the performance, but afterwards, she said: “I am proud of myself, and I feel good.” The talent show was held this past October in the Robert Schonhorn Arts Center at Matheny. Among other performances: Amanda Kochell’s rendition of Alicia Keys’ “No One” and Jessica Evans’ original poem, “My Memories are Painted in the Sky”. Music therapists at Matheny use various types of music to positively impact students’ and patients’ cognitive, physical, emotional and social skills, helping them realize their potential in society. Activities and techniques include improvisation, rhythm, songwriting, songs, chants, instrumental activities, live music and recorded music. 9

Matheny School 'Challenged' Matthew Detgen to Reach His Full Potential


wenty-oneyear-old Matthew Detgen has cerebral palsy combined with several other medical conditions. When Matthew was three months old, he began receiving services from the early intervention program at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ. He subsequently attended the Bucks County Intermediate Unit in Quakertown, PA, and a Mercer County, NJ, regional school. But, by the time Matthew was 17 years old, the Delaware Valley Regional High School in Frenchtown, NJ, recognized the need for placing him into a private special education school. According to his mother Marie, a resident of Milford, NJ, the school district was “impressed with Matheny’s program and saw that it was perfect for Matthew.” Last June, Matthew graduated from The Matheny School, and his mother says he has benefited from the way he has been, “consistently challenged and

Matthew Detgen at The Matheny School graduation with his mother Marie and father Donald.

pushed to reach his full potential. The knowledge, opportunities and technological support that Matheny affords far exceed any class in a public special education program. No public school program could come close to all that Matheny offers.” Matthew has moved on to Matheny’s Adult Services program, and he is benefiting from having been in The Matheny School’s transition class, which is designed to increase the independence of its students, both

"The knowledge, opportunities and technological support that Matheny affords far exceed any class in a public special education program."


within the school and in the surrounding community. A key element of that program is the Tea Time Café, an in-house school refreshment stand equipped with an adapted cash register. It provides students with an authentic work environment, and Marie Detgen recalls the first time she and her husband Donald saw Matthew at work, “interacting with people. We had heard about it, but actually seeing how he was so excited and happy to be engaging with others made a lasting impression.” The Matheny School serves students with multiple disabilities and provides them with the opportunity to reach their highest level of academic achievement while also obtaining maximum independence. For more information, call (908) 234-0011, ext. 237.

As a Matheny Student, Sammy Heisler 'Released His Personality'


uring the first several years of his life, Sammy Heisler lived in a long-term care facility. He was medically complicated, and most doctors did not expect him to survive. “How shocked they would all be to see how he has flourished,” says his mother Doris Burman, a resident of Westfield, NJ. This past June, Sammy graduated from the Matheny School. When Sammy first arrived at Matheny in January 1998, he was completely tube-fed. Since then, according to his mother, “Sammy has learned how to eat, handle a wheelchair and respond to familiar faces. But, by far, the greatest benefit Sammy received from Matheny is his self-confidence. The Matheny staff members have always treated Sammy and all the students with dignity and respect, and I strongly believe these interactions have enabled him to release his personality and develop into the charming young man he is today.” Sammy initially came to Matheny, Burman recalls, because “he began to physically improve and soon became inquisitive

"Sammy has learned how to eat, handle a wheelchair and respond to familiar faces. By far, the greatest benefit Sammy received from Matheny is his self-confidence." about his environment. The long-term care facility was not geared toward development, but the Westfield School District knew about Matheny and was in complete agreement that this was an appropriate school for him.” Sammy has now made the transition into Matheny’s Adult Services Program, and Burman says she “will always be grateful to this organization of dedicated, talented people.”

From left, Sammy's father Cliff Heisler, Sammy Heisler and Doris Burman.


2013 Annual Honor Roll of Donors

I/M: In Memory ~ I/H: In Honor

Outstanding Generosity

We sincerely appreciate all of our donors. Your generosity enables us to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve. Thank you! The donor listings below reflect gifts received during the period of July 1,2012 through June 30, 2013

Benefactors Circle ($25,000+) Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc. Johnson & Johnson Somerset County Companies Healthcare Fund Kessler Foundation Poses Family Foundation I/M Bruce Fisher Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Leadership Circle ($10,000 – $24,999) Dr. Robin W. Briehl E.J. Grassmann Trust Mr. Michael Frascella Mr. Paul Frascella Hyde and Watson Foundation Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Fund Mrs. Betty W. Johnson Mrs. Betsy S. Michel Morris & Clara Weshnak Family Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Walsh, Jr.

Ambassadors Circle ($2,500 - $9,999) Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bachelor I/H Gypsy Rain I/H Scott Gordon Mrs. Anne Brady and Mr. James Brady Mrs. Lois Brounell Church & Dwight Employee Giving Fund, Inc. Credit Suisse Employee Giving Program Day Pitney LLP Delta Dental of New Jersey, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. James Finn I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. and Mrs. John Fox, III Ms. Barbara Frank Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Carol Longley Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McLaughlin I/H Tim McLoone Dr. and Mrs. James Muglia New Jersey Charity Racing Days New Jersey State Council on the Arts Partlow Insurance Agency, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Steven Patchett Patrick's Pals, Inc. Peapack-Gladstone Bank Porzio Bromberg & Newman P.C. Provident Bank Foundation The Tyler Foundation Wakefern Food Corporation

Champions ($1,000 - $2,499) 3E Love LLC Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ambroziak I/H Daniel Ambroziak I/H Green Zone Staff Ms. Mary Ellen Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Barnes I/H Jaime L. Barnes Cassa Family Fund for Charitable Giving Mr. and Mrs. John Cembrook Mr. James R. Crowley I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd and Edana Desatnick The Devon Group Mr. and Mrs. Robert Donahue Mrs. Janet Dunkle I/H Gregory Kuhrt Dr. Gary E. Eddey Erika Record LLC Fenton J. Solomon Trust Financial Resources FCU Foundation Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Finn I/M Mary C. Finn FinPro, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gower James Aragona MD PA I/H Catherine Aragona Knights of Columbus #11386 Mr. and Mrs. William Krais Medical Express Mr. and Mrs. John and Mary Morris Nestle Very Best in Youth Foundation NJ State Council Knights of Columbus Mr. Paul Pawlowski Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Poleyeff I/H Jenna Poleyeff Mr. Dale Ponikvar I/H Goroff Family Ms. Doreen L. Rhodes I/H Michael J. Taurozzi Rotary Club of the Mendhams Mr. and Mrs. Martin Shahbazian Mr. and Mrs. Carlo Simoni Mr. David Teiger The George W. Bauer Family Foundation Verve Restaurant Mr. and Mrs. William Weldon Wells Fargo Foundation Ms. Cathleen Wild Dr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Yedloutschnig I/H Alicia A. Yedloutschnig

Advocates ($500-$999) Mr. and Mrs. Salustiano Amato Angeletti Group, LLC Apple Food Services New Jersey Dr. and Mrs. James Aragona

I/M Albert Schroeder I/M Alice Jeanne Caldwell I/M David Weinstein I/M Dominick Ventura I/M Evelyn Little I/M Helen Renga I/M Paul Aragona Bedminster Tire and Auto Care Dr. and Mrs. David Belanger Dr. Bruno Bosacchi I/H Alessandro Bosacchi Ms. Brenda Boszczuk I/H Tammy Boszczuk Bravo Building Services, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Brodman Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors I/M Mary C. Finn Dr. Carole Brown Ms. Doris Burman Mr. and Mrs. Steven Caniano Mrs. Catherine Church Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cochran Mrs. Norma Cohen I/H Bernard Desatnick Dr. and Mrs. Charles Cozewith Mr. Fritz Dittmar I/H Ryan O'Connor Mr. Marino Dobrich Mr. and Mrs. John Dreher I/M Miriam Cummings Ms. Judith M. Farrell Mr. and Mrs. David E. Finn, Sr. I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. Daniel Flatley Mr. and Mrs. John Garrity Mrs. Sally Gernert Gladstone Design, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Richard M. Goldrosen I/H Bari-Kim Goldrosen I/M Norma Elias I/M Regina Goldrosen Loew Mr. and Mrs. Matthew and Barbara Golub Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gordon I/H James Gordon I/H Scott Gordon I/M Jack Harter Dr. and Mrs. Fred Gordon I/H Scott Gordon Hess Corporation I/M Mary C. Finn The Hobart Group Mr. and Mrs. Peter Holloway Ms. Kathleen Kirk Knights of Columbus #5730 Dr. and Mrs. Phillip LaBove I/H Michael J. Taurozzi Mr. and Mrs. David Langlois Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lash I/H Andrew Lash Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan and Jeannie Lavine I/H Scott Gordon Law Offices of Norberto A. Garcia, LLC Mr. and Mrs. Roderick Lewis Mathtopian Preparation

I/H Rasheedah Mahali Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Monte North Hunterdon High School Dr. John H. O'Connor, III I/H Ryan O'Connor Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Rentko Mr. and Mrs. Peter Riguardi Mr. Henry B. Schram Drs. Mark and Shelli Skeels Mr. and Mrs. Michael C. Steele Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Stracco Mr. Melvyn Strauss I/H Scott Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Peter Sudler Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tanenbaum Wainscot Media Mr. and Mrs. Bill Walsh I/H Bozena Geraghty Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Weeks, Jr.

Sustainers ($100 - $499) Ms. Patrice Ablack I/H Marlisa R. Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Abramson I/H Catherine Aragona Ms. Lucy Achenbach I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Richard Adelsohn Mr. Lou Albruzzese Ms. Marnina E. Allis I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Michael Amato Ms. Lynn Jordan Arian Ms. Donna Arnold Ms. Linda S. Aronson AT&T United Way/Employee Giving Campaign Atra Janitorial Supply Co., Inc. Mr. Bruce Bacon Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin R. Bader Mr. and Mrs. Richard Badway I/H Kaila Jones Mr. and Mrs. Gene Balas Mr. Robert Baldwin Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Barth & Family Dr. Peter Batts and Ms. Karyn Person Dr. and Mrs. Peter and Mary Beaumont Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benjamin Mr. and Mrs. John Bezuyen I/H Michael J. Taurozzi Ms. Katherine B. Bezuyen I/H Michael J. Taurozzi Mr. and Mrs. Neil Bezuyen I/H Michael J. Taurozzi Mr. Derek Bezy Mr. and Mrs. Joel E. Bickell Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bishof I/M Jack Harter Mr. Thomas J. Bitar Dr. and Mrs. Kurt Blaicher Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Blanchard Mr. and Mrs. Harriet and George Blank I/H Jack Levinston

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Blath Ms. Beth Boily Mr. and Mrs. J. Andrew Bolt I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Steven Bonacci Ms. Constance Boulware BPOE Elks, South Orange Lodge No. 1154 Mr. George G. Bracken, Jr. I/H George Bracken Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Nancy Brail I/M Robert M. Fink Bravo AV Consulting, LLC Ms. Geraldine Brewer Mr. and Mrs. James Brown I/H Ryan O'Connor Mr. Donald Bruckman I/H Wayne Cabot Mr. and Mrs. John R. Brunner I/H Michael J. Taurozzi I/M Alfred Hartmann Mr. and Mrs. Roy and Katherine Bukstein I/M Robert M. Fink Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Burke, Jr. I/M Jack Harter Mr. Dan Burman Mr. and Mrs. David Y. Burman Mr. Edward Burns I/M Anna Mae Ronan Mr. and Mrs. William Burns I/H Karen Frascella Mr. Ronald Anderson and Mrs. Valerie Byrd Anderson Ms. Lee Cabot Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Cabot I/H Lee Cabot Canon Business Solutions I/M Robert Schonhorn Mrs. Dorothy Carter Mrs. Laura Castro and Mr. Pepy Castro I/M Mason Walsh Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State I/M Robert Schonhorn Mr. Peter J. Churchill Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Cinelli I/M Mary C. Finn Ms. Heidi Cohen I/H Scott Gordon Mr. Seth A. Cohen I/H Allyson Merer Mr. and Mrs. John Conmy I/H Patrick Conmy Ms. Suzanne Countryman Mr. William M. Creelman I/M Lois J. Creelman Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Crowley I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. and Mrs. Michael Crowley I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Crupi Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cucciarre I/H Tom Coulouris Ms. Tammy Culp Mr. Joseph Cuomo I/H Michael J. Taurozzi Mr. Tom Curnin

Mr. and Mrs. James and Teresa Curran I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Dathe Mr. and Mrs. Daniel DeChellis Mr. and Mrs. Mark Decker Ms. Robin Decker Mr. James M. DeCoster I/M Arleen F. DeCoster Mr. Angelo Del Russo Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Desatnick I/H Bryan Desatnick I/H Myra Landau Mr. Donald Dinella I/M Robert M. Fink Dr. and Mrs. Robert Donald Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Dowd Mr. and Mrs. Richard Duffany Mrs. Heidi Duffy I/M Robert M. Fink Ms. Kimberly Dunn Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Durr Dutchess Ambulatory Surgical Center I/M Robert M. Fink Mr. Seth Edelstein I/H Jason Weiner Dr. Robert W. Edwards I/M Gail S. Edwards Mr. Donald Ehman and Mrs. Linda Kinsey Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, P.C. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Ervin I/H Kaila Jones Ms. Virginia L. Estabrook I/M Doris J. Duncan Mrs. Eleanor E. Fahey Mr. and Mrs. Jack and Natalie Curley I/M Mary C. Finn Mrs. April Fey Mr. and Mrs. Walter P. Ficzko, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver D. Filley Ms. Meryl Fine I/H Lloyd Desatnick Mr. and Mrs. Jon J. Fineman Mr. and Mrs. John Finn, III I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. William P. Fisher Mr. Harold J. Fletcher Mr. and Mrs. Victor Flynn I/M Martin DeMarzo Ms. Aida Franco I/H Dina Conturso Mr. Thomas Freeman Mr. and Mrs. Greg Friedel I/H Andrew Lash Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Dorothy Friedel and Family I/H Andrew Lash Tim and Cathy Furey and Family I/M Jack Harter Ms. Grace Galvin I/H Deborah Eike Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gambetta Mr. and Mrs. David Gates I/M Jack Harter Paula, Marty and Dossy Gelender & Family I/M Robert M. Fink

While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy of our donor lists, errors and omissions in this report may have occurred. Our supporters are assured of our appreciation for their generosity, and we apologize for any inaccuracies in this publication. We would kindly appreciate having them brought to our attention and we will make every effort to present corrections in subsequent issues of Matheny Matters.


Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Gentile I/M John Phillips Mr. Edward Geraghty I/H Bozena Geraghty Mr. and Mrs. Randy Gerstl Mr. and Mrs. Pradip Ghosh-Dastidar Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Gilligan, Jr. I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Giordmaine Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Glaser I/H Andrew Lash Glen Ridge Swim Club Inc. I/M Danielle Fedortion Mr. and Mrs. Paul Glickman Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Goldberg I/H Catherine Aragona Mr. Gary Goldfarb I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. Donald R. Goldman Mr. Marc T. Goldstein Mr. and Mrs. Robert Goldstein Dr. and Mrs. Howard and Linda Gooblar I/M Robert M. Fink Mr. and Ms. David Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Michael Grady I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. Gregory Green I/H Bryan Desatnick Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Grohol Mr. and Mrs. Charles Grzeszkiewicz I/H Matthew Detgen Mr. William Guida I/H Andrew Lash Ms. Susan B. Hammell Mr. Morris Handler I/M Leah Handler Hartranft R. V. Services I/M Sophie Klinikowski I/M Virginia Mularkey I/M William Hartranft Mr. Toby Hayer I/M Tony Sikich I/M Van Pentecost I/M Wendy Sikich Walker Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Henderson Ms. Nancy Hicks I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hicks I/M Ryan J. Crowley Highland Arms Park, LLP I/M Robert M. Fink Ms. Margaret A. Hinchcliffe Mrs. Guliet Hirsch and Mr. Thomas Witt Mrs. Brenda Hoagland Mr. Mark Hoffman Mr. Daniel Hogerty I/H Jaime A. Bossany Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hojnacki Mr. Robert Hooper Mr. and Mrs. William Horton Mrs. Deborah Hosbach Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Huck Hudson County Bar Association I/M Mary C. Finn Ms. Myrl Jean Hughes I/H Charles E. Hughes I/H Charles H. Matheny I/H Kathy Hughes Elmore I/H Mary Ann M. Bents I/H Michael T. Hughes I/M Walter and Marguerite Matheny Mr. and Mrs. Chris and Peggy Hunt Mr. and Mrs. George Hunter Ms. Ruby P. Hwang Mrs. Mary Iannone Ikaria, Inc. Integrated Builders, Inc.

Intrequant Mr. and Mrs. J. Calvin Jackson I/H Charles H. Matheny Mr. and Mrs. John James I/M Edwin W. Laffey I/M Helen Cole I/M Madeline P. Borman Ms. Rosalynne Javier Ms. Leslie Jeffs Senke I/M Jack Harter Mrs. Jill Jones I/H Kaila Jones Mrs. Betty Ann Kaltneckar Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kaminski Dr. Daniel Kane I/H Andrew Lash Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kane Mr. Marc Karetsky I/H Bryan Desatnick Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Kase I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kelly Mr. Jerry Keselman Mr. Jack Kirby Dr. Malina Kirn Mrs. Deborah Kleinbauer I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Marlin Knight I/M Jack Harter Knights of Columbus #299 Mr. and Mrs. George Knudsen Ms. Lauretta F. Koenig Mr. and Mrs. Tim Koubek Mr. Christopher Kraus Mr. Leonard W. Kriegman I/M Frances Kriegman Ms. Lisa Kudo Dr. and Mrs. Bertram M. Kummel I/H Thomas R. Chesson Ms. Jennie Kuzdrall I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. Peter Kuzmiskas Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lang Mr. Philip Lattari Ms. Ruth Stevens and Mr. Steve Latus Ms. Robin Laverty Mr. Marc Lavine I/H Scott Gordon Ms. Alesia Lee Lazorisak Mr. David Lee Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Lefever Mrs. Roxanne Levinston Dr. and Mrs. Serhiy and Iryna Levkov I/M Pavlo Levkiv Ms. Donna Lewis I/H Andrew J. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Harry and Marie Lewis I/H Andrew J. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis I/H Andrew J. Lewis Ms. Elizabeth Loeb Friedman I/H Marlisa R. Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Long, Jr. I/M Ethel Miller Mr. Dan Loughlin Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ludwig Drs. William and Julie Lupatkin Ms. Linda June Lutes I/M Robert M. Fink Mr. Warren Luther Mr. and Mrs. John MacAniff I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. David MacDonald Maffey's Security Group Mr. and Mrs. Richard Magee Ms. Ellen Magnis I/H Liz Geraghty Ms. Patricia Majcher Mr. and Mrs. Michael Malloy Mr. Thomas Malmann

Mrs. Jodelyn Malzberg Mr. Mark Manasciullo Ms. Adriana Manousakis Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Maraziti I/M Robert M. Fink Ms. Marcia Marcal Persiano Mr. and Mrs. Alan Martin Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mas Mr. Charles H. Matheny I/H Christine P. Mand I/M Donald Hier I/M Kendall Snyder Mr. and Mrs. Zoran and Peggy Mavrinac Ms. Cory Mazen Mr. Thomas J. McAdam Mr. John McConnell Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McDevitt I/H Sofia Donald Mr. and Mrs. Dan and Nancy McHale I/M Jack Harter Ms. Monica McLeod Mr. David Melbourn Mr. Jesse Mendelsohn Mr. and Mrs. Barry Merer Ms. Stacie Metelski Mr. Edward Metz I/H Andrew Lash Mrs. Diane Miceli I/M Linda Bednarz The Michael Bruce Fund, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Barry J. Miles, Sr. Ms. Ann S. Miller I/H Megan Miller Mr. and Mrs. David Miller I/M Robert M. Fink Ms. Sara N. Miller I/H Ann S. Miller Ms. Maddalena M. Minardi Mr. Brett Moore Mrs. Kimberly Moore I/H Ryan O'Connor Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Morris Mrs. Tiffany Mortellito Mr. and Mrs. Michael Movsovich Mr. and Ms. Kevin Murphy I/H Bozena Geraghty Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Nanos I/M Robert M. Fink Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Nathan New Jersey Aviation Association Inc. I/M Tracy Penn Mrs. Peggy A. Newton I/M William Greelish Mr. and Mrs. Giong Nguyen Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nobile Mr. and Mrs. Wayne and Annette Norman Ms. Cheryl Oberman I/H Allyson Merer Mr. and Mrs. Joel Oberman I/H Allyson Merer Ms. Annie Ochotorena Mr. and Mrs. Mark O'Connell Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Offermann I/M Walter and Marguerite Matheny Dr. Kathy Ohleth Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Nancy Okun I/H Bryan Desatnick Dr. and Mrs. James M. Oleske One Legacy Financial Group LLC Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County I/M Robert M. Fink Dr. Sara Osman and Mr. Steve Osman Mr. and Mrs. Manfred Oster Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Otten I/M Daniel Otten

Mr. Jerry B. Partlow Mr. and Mrs. David R. Passaglia Payton Elevator Company, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. George Peck Mr. and Mrs. W. Staunton Peck I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Pelusi Mr. and Mrs. John Pendzik I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. Paul Perry Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Petrozelli Dr. and Mrs. DeWitt R. Petterson I/H Robert F. Terlizzi Pingry School Ms. Jill E. Porter Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pucilowski Mrs. Eileen Radican Ms. Lynn Rammler Mrs. Louise Rapkin Ms. Ellen M. Rebarber Mr. and Mrs. L. Keith Reed Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Renga I/H Catherine Aragona Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Rice Ms. Victoria Ridge I/M Robert M. Fink Mrs. Barbara W. Riedel Ms. Barbara Rivenbark Mr. and Mrs. James Robinson I/H Matheny Staff Mr. Robert Romano Ms. Susan Rossinow I/M Martin DeMarzo Mr. Steven Rotter Mr. and Mrs. David Runkle I/H Diane Lynch Mr. and Mrs. David Sachs I/H Desatnick Family Dr. R. Gregory Sachs Mr. and Mrs. Mark Salamone I/M Jack Harter Mr. Richard M. Sandler Ms. Jennifer Sanfilippo Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sanford Mr. and Mrs. Alan Sarokhan Ms. Susan Sauchelli I/H Janice E. LaBove I/H Michael J. Taurozzi Mr. Peter Scarperi and Mrs. Kandace Scarperi I/H Ryan O'Connor Mrs. Catherine M. Schanz I/M Henry "Duke" H. Schanz Mr. and Mrs. Eric Schapiro I/H Bryan Desatnick Ms. Alice Schenker Ms. Virginia F. Schiavelli Schindler Elevator Corporation Mr. and Mrs. Don Schnoor Ms. Alice L. Schroeder I/M Anne Schroeder I/M Russ Schroeder Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Schwarz I/M Caryn Foster Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schwenn Mr. and Mrs. Roy Scott Second Chance Thrift Shop I/H Shirley Wittpenn I/M Gloria McCartney I/M John L. Patten I/M Mary E. Hamilton I/M Robert Wreszin Ms. Lisa Serrani Ms. Katherine Shaw I/M Jack Harter Mr. Barry Sherman Mr. Edward Sigo Mr. Bob Silverman

Mr. and Mrs. Alexander B. Silvey I/H Max Adar I/M Anne, David and Carl Edelman I/M Evelyn & Benjamin Silvey Skylands BMW Riders Ms. Susan M. Slaff Mr. and Mrs. Holly & Roger Smith Mr. and Mrs. Mark Smith I/H Kaila Jones Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smyth Mr. and Mrs. Tim and Hanna Snider Somerville High School Stanley Congregational Church I/M Jack Harter Ms. Nancy W. Stark Mr. and Mrs. Klaus Steiner Mr. and Mrs. Stanley R. Stevinson Stirling Elks Lodge #2392 I/H Jaime L. Barnes Mr. and Mrs. Richard Storey I/H James Aragona Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Sullivan Sunrise Shoprite Mr. Frank J. Sweeney, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Sweeney Ms. Lillian Swickle Mr. and Mrs. David Szott I/H Shane Szott Mr. and Mrs. Kay and Eddie Szott Ms. Christine Taylor Temple Har Shalom Mr. and Mrs. Dom Terrone I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. James Textor I/H Samuel Heisler Mr. Greg Thibault Mr. and Mrs. Norman Thompson Mr. and Mrs. William Thompson Ms. Jean Truitt I/M Robert M. Fink Mr. Derek Trulson and Ms. Jennifer Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Manfred Tschopp Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Tubbs I/M Jack Harter Ms. Cynthia K. Ulrich Mrs. Leslie Van Dorn Mr. and Mrs. Tim Van Fossen Mr. and Mrs. Richard Visceglia Ms. Mary Peck and Ms. Stephanie Voorhees I/M Mary C. Finn Mrs. Elizabeth Walsh Mr. Brian Weathers Mr. James Wenk Mrs. Phyllis A. White Ms. Christine Wilkinson Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Williams Ms. Frances G. Woolley I/M Eric S. Corbin I/M Gloria F. Corbin Mr. Giles Wrench Dr. and Mrs. Steve and Geri Xydas I/M Jack Harter Mr. Robert Yingling Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Zambito Dr. Susan Carter and Dr. Marco Zarbin I/M Jack Harter Ms. Tanja Zullo I/H Shane Szott


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Mr. and Mrs. Ricky and Donna Braff I/H Jack Levinston Mr. and Mrs. William Bramson I/H Alvin Schneider Mr. and Mrs. Irving Braun I/M Robert Schonhorn Ms. Jeanne C. Brelle Ms. Elizabeth Brewer I/H Rasheedah Mahali Mr. and Mrs. Richard Briechle Mrs. Louise Bristol Ms. Abigail Brown Ms. Courtney Brown Ms. Lisa Brown I/M Victor Favale Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Brown Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brown Mr. and Mrs. Don Bucci Mr. and Mrs. James W. Buchanan I/M Robert M. Fink Mr. and Mrs. E. and C. Bumiller Ms. Kelly Bunnicant Dr. Vanessa Burns Mrs. Elizabeth Burton Mr. and Mrs. Ciro Buttacavoli I/M Shirley A. Laffey Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Callaghan Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Camoratto I/M Robert M. Fink Mrs. Sarah Canberg Mr. Vincent Cannamela I/M Mary C. Finn Ms. Debbie Cannavale I/H Richard Kiely Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Carchidi I/M Ryan J. Crowley Ms. Kathleen Carlyon Mr. Tim Cartwright Ms. Mary Casey Ms. Patricia A. Cats Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Cattafi I/H Michael Martin Mr. and Mrs. Norman Cella I/H Christopher Asbell Mrs. Cindy Cetani Dr. and Mrs. Alan Chanin Mr. Gary Chase Mr. Hangjun Chen Ms. Amanda Cheshire Ms. Erica Cheshire Ms. Edwina J. Chesky Mr. Louis Chirico Ms. Joan Cila I/H Samuel DeMarzo Mr. and Mrs. John Cittadino Clear Mortgage Solutions I/H Sofia Donald Mr. John Cole Mr. Eliot W. Collins, Sr. Ms. Lenore Convery Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cooley, III I/M John E. Fleming Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cornely Mrs. Mary M. Corrado Ms. Carolyn Corrie Mr. and Mrs. David Costain I/M Barbara Gove Mr. and Mrs. James and Mary Costanzo I/M Mary C. Finn Mrs. Cheryl Costello I/H Ryan O'Connor Ms. Nicole Courides Mrs. Maria Cruz Mrs. Ardys Culp Mr. and Mrs. Robert Culp Ms. Kelly Curtin


Mrs. Claire J. Dale Mrs. Karen D'Aloisio I/H Mason Walsh Mr. and Mrs. Rod Danziger I/H Matthew Detgen Mr. Glenn Davis Mr. and Mrs. George Decker Mr. and Mrs. Stephen DeCristofor I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dee Ms. Mary DeHart Mr. Jason Della Penna I/M Mary C. Finn Ms. Jody DeMatteo I/H Sofia Donald Mrs. Donnis DeMouthe Dr. Dean Dent and Ms. Anita Spivey Ms. Maria Dermatis Mr. and Mrs. Eric L. Derwid Mr. and Mrs. Giovanni & Phyllis DeSapio Ms. Mary DeSapio Ms. Sandria DeSapio Mr. Walter Dickerson Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Diegnan Mr. Derrick Dilts Mr. and Mrs. William DiMaio Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Ditolla Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Dobrinsky Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dolan Miss Sofia Donald Donna Appel - A Voice For Change Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Doogan I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. and Mrs. Eric Dornfeld Mr. and Mrs. Leo Dougherty I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. Stephen G. Dovala Ms. Lynne Downing Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Doyle Ms. Jennifer Dreier Cook Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dreifus Ms. Erika Dreifus Mr. and Mrs. Sabino D'Rogatis Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Duffe Mrs. Anna Duffy I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. and Mrs. Robert Duffy Mr. and Mrs. James Duguid Ms. Anna Dukhovny I/H Sofia Donald Mrs. Dunkley-Thompson and Mr. Thompson Mr. Stephen Dunphy I/M Leo Alvarez Ms. Susan Dyer Mr. Bryan Eagle Ms. Holly Esgro Mr. and Mrs. Michael Fabijanic Mr. Juan C. Fajardo Mr. Frank Fazio Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Feenstra I/M James R. Morris Mr. Geoff Feinstein Mr. and Mrs. John Feneck Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Fernand Mr. and Mrs. Joseph & Annette Ferrari I/H Andrew Lash Ms. Dolores Ferzola I/H Michael J. Taurozzi Mr. John G. Fesken Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fichter I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. and Mrs. John Fischel Ms. Patricia Fisher

Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Fishman I/M Jack Harter Mr. Bill Fitzsimmons Dr. Donald Fiume Mr. and Mrs. William Flatt Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fogarty I/M David B. Dunkle Mr. and Mrs. Douglas V. Ford Mr. Paul Formichelli Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Forte Mr. and Mr. David Foster Ms. Linnea B. Foster I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Fotschky Ms. Marjorie Fox Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Francavilla Dr. Jeffrey R. Frank Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frank I/M Jack Harter Mr. Rafael Frankenberg Mr. and Mrs. Stacy and Chuck Franklin Mr. and Mrs. Paul Freda Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Freisen Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen Mr. and Mrs. P. Wayne Frey Mrs. Lisa Friedman I/H Jack Levinston Dr. and Mrs. Peter Frisko I/M Amy M. Ring David Fuerst and Family I/H Bari-Kim Goldrosen Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Gagliardi I/M Christopher J. Schebece Mr. and Mrs. Guillermo Galarza I/H Bozena Geraghty Mr. Maurice Gallipoli Ms. Sylvia R. Gambony Ms. Danielle Garcia Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Albert D. Garganigo Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Gauch Mr. and Mrs. Michael Geraghty I/M Dolores Tolli Mr. Travis Gering and Mrs. Barbara Salz I/H Sofia Donald Mr. John B. Gibb Mr. John Gilfillan Mrs. Kathy Gilhooly Ms. Courtney Gilmer I/M Lucile M. Huggins Ms. Ellen Girnius I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. Jeffrey Giroux Ms. Mitchell Gladstein Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Gluck Mr. John Goble Mrs. Kathy Godfrey Mr. Michael Goldberg I/H Sofia Donald Mr. and Mrs. David Goldsmith Mrs. Grace M. Goldstein Ms. Jeannine Gorman Mrs. Brigitte Gouchoe Ms. Janice Grace Ms. Heather J. Gracie Ms. Frances Graham Miss Rachel Granados I/H Sofia Donald Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gravel Ms. Carole Gray Mr. and Mrs. Chris and Michelle Greeney I/H Andrew Lash Mrs. Gay Grier

Mr. and Mrs. Leo and Nancy Grohowski Mr. Peter Gruntfest Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Gunzelman, III Mr. and Mrs. John Gutch I/H Bozena Geraghty Mr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Haftl I/M Frank and Theresa Haftl Mr. and Mrs. Paul and Jennifer Hajjar I/M Jack Harter Ms. Suzanne Hall Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hamilton I/M Anna Mae Ronan Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hannapple I/M Jesse A. Ledford Mr. and Mrs. Dale Harpine I/M Andrew Iannone Mr. and Mrs. John Harter I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hasenohr Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Healy I/H Andrew Lash Ms. Kara Heilbronn I/H Bryan Desatnick Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Henne Ms. Lauren E. Henning I/H James Wild Mr. and Mrs. David Hill Mr. John Hinton The Hoffman- McAteer Family Mr. and Mrs. Gerri and Bob Hooper I/M Rich Weber Mr. Franklin Hope Mr. Patrick Horrigan Mr. and Mrs. Michael Howard Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Huettl Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hulbert, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hull Mrs. Maryann Hyland I/M Ryan J. Crowley Ms. Melinda Iannarone Mr. and Mrs. Antonino Incorvaia I/H Andrew Lash Ms. Kristy Ives Ms. Teresa Izabella Jandziol Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Janicki I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Dennis and Gina Jaye Mrs. Nancy Jervis I/M Ryan J. Crowley Mr. Edward Johnson I/M Walter and Marguerite Matheny Mr. Ernest C. Johnson Mr. and Mrs. James H. Johnson Ms. Marlisa R. Johnson I/H Kimberly Thomas Jones Lang LaSalle I/H Bryan Desatnick Ms. Deborah Jones I/H Sofia Donald Mr. and Mrs. Alex Josephson Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Josephson I/H Jack Levinston I/H Jenna Poleyeff I/M Jack Harter Dr. Joseph Juliano I/H Diane DeMarzo Ms. Rachel Jussim JWJ Financial, Inc. Mr. Michael Kahn

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kamps I/M Carl Shirley Ms. Tricia Kane Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Katz Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kedersha Mr. Ronald Kelly Mrs. Sheila Kelly Mr. and Mrs. Hilary and Ross Kennedy I/H Sofia Donald Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kenny Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kernan Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kerns I/M Jack Harter Ms. Janet Kessler Ms. Jenna Kessler Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Kimpland Mrs. Dawn Kinelski I/H Andrew Lash Mr. Jeffrey Kirschner Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Kitchell I/H Michael Martin Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Klimachefsky Mr. and Mrs. Augustus S. Knight, Jr. Mr. John D. Konkle, II Ms. Jennifer Kraai Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kuhl Mr. Robert Paski and Ms. Kathleen Kurek Dr. John Kush Mr. Steve Kussin I/H Wayne Cabot Dr. Ilona S. LaChina Ms. Maryanne Laffert I/H Ryan O'Connor Ms. Elizabeth Laible I/H Ryan O'Connor Ms. Patricia D. Lake Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Landau I/H Bernard Desatnick Mr. and Mrs. Justin Lash Ms. Morgan Lash Ms. Marie Lattari Mrs. Dolores LaVance Mr. and Mrs. William and Patricia Lennox Mr. and Mrs. Jay Levinston I/H Jack Levinston Mr. Scott Lewis Mr. Raymond J. Lillie Mr. Charles Lindmar Mr. Tal LIpshitz Mr. David Lo Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lombardi I/M Ryan J. Crowley Ms. Allison Long Ms. Ana Loy I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lukach Mr. and Mrs. Jay MacNeill I/M Jack Harter Mr. Bernard Maffucci Mr. and Mrs. William Magee I/M Anna Mae Ronan Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Maguire Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Mahn I/H Andrew Lash Mrs. Diana Maldonado I/H Bryan Desatnick Ms. Dorothy M. Malone I/H Lauren Weekes-Young Ms. Megan Malone I/M Jack Harter Ms. Judith Manganelli I/M Martin DeMarzo

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Mangione Mr. Robert J. Mannese Mrs. Debra Manning Mr. Frank Maranino I/H Bozena Geraghty Mr. Scott Markle Ms. Adele Marky I/H Burns Ms. Nancy Marsillo I/H Freddi & Sophie Marsillo Mrs. Rosemarie E. Martin I/M Ben Foisie Mr. Greg Massey Susan Massey and Family I/M Jack Harter Ms. Joyce M. Matthews I/M Christopher Butler Miss Ginger May Mr. Henry May Mrs. Joan McCaffrey Ms. Meryl McCormack Mr. and Mrs. Mike McCree Ms. Diane McDonald Mr. and Mrs. Ed McFadden Ms. Della McGlynn Ms. Michelle McGonegal Ms. Ellen McGraw I/H James Wild Ms. Karen McGregor I/H James Wild Mr. and Mrs. Jerome McGuinness I/M Anna Mae Ronan Ms. Mary McHenry I/M Mary C. Finn Ms. Rosemary McKenna Ms. Laurie McLeod Mr. Michael McWilliams I/M David B. Dunkle Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Mecca Ms. Lynn Mellor Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Menella Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Meola Ms. Robin Metcalfe-Klaw Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Metzler Ms. Lindsey Meyer Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer I/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mikorski Mr. and Mrs. Daniel and Janet Miller I/M Mary C. Finn Mr. Robert E. Moir Ms. Deborah Monteforte I/H Samuel Heisler Ms. Kristin Moore I/H Ryan O'Connor Mr. and Mrs. Paul Morris Mrs. Linda Morse Daniel Ms. Bridget L. Morton Ms. Susan Mullin Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Murray Mr. and Mrs. Paul Napolitan Mr. Douglas A. Nelson Mr. and Mrs. Todd Nelson New Heights Research, LLC I/H Kelly Petrozelli Mr. and Mrs. David Newberger I/M Robert Schonhorn Ms. Linda Newsome Mr. Douglas R. Neye Ms. Rachel Nichols I/H Scott Gordon Mr. Joseph Nigro Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Nixon vI/M Jack Harter Mr. and Mrs. Francis Nolan I/M Jack Harter

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This year Matheny proudly became an official partner of a movement intended to refocus the holiday season on giving back to those who need it most. The Matheny campaign is raising money for the Matheny Center of Medicine and Dentistry, where our team of specialists focuses on providing more than 800 New Jersey kids, teens and adults with disabilities the best care possible. That means making sure we provide high quality, easy-to-access and comprehensive care – all in one place. Unfortunately, today, less than 50% of the cost of that care is covered by insurance. You can help close that gap with a year end contribution to our Giving Tuesday Fund. The campaign will remain open through January 31, 2014 so there is still time to donate. Just visit our home page and follow the link from the Giving Tuesday announcement, or if you would like to donate by mail contact Janice Kriegman at 908-234-0011 ext. 315. Help us make certain that those with the greatest need continue to get the support and services they deserve.


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Retired Executive Gives Back to Matheny


arry Thornton started out volunteering one day a week in a classroom at The Matheny School. That one day has turned into three. The retired paper manufacturing executive, who lives in nearby Gladstone, says, “Obviously, I enjoy this immensely. Coming here has been a real eye-opener for me to see this marvelous institution, what the staff members do to make the lives of these children as normal as possible.” In addition to his classroom duties, Thornton had volunteered at Miles for Matheny, the annual fundraiser Larry Thornton, helping out on a science project with, from left, student Tasha Santiago-O’Keefe; and community event; is a former teaching assistant Kim White; and teacher Peggy Zappulla. member of the Board of Trustees at transformed into several adapted basketball courts. the now defunct McAuley School in North Plainfield, NJ; and Since the majority of Matheny students and patients are is a past Grand Knight at the Knights of Columbus Council full-time residents, volunteers such as Larry Thornton are of Blessed Sacrament Church in Martinsville, NJ. The KOC needed days, evenings and weekends. Individuals can Council recently donated $720 to Matheny. Earlier last spring, serve as classroom aides, recreation assistants, tutors or just Thornton helped out at Matheny’s ‘Hoops for Heart' event friendly visitors. For more information, call (908) 234-0011, to raise money for the American Heart Association. During ext. 282; or email that event, Matheny’s front parking lot was closed off and

2013 Fall/Winter Matheny Matters  
2013 Fall/Winter Matheny Matters