The Social Scene
AtlantiCare’s Herndon Marks First Day as President and CEO Lori Herndon, RN, BSN, MBA, marked her first day as president and CEO of AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, by visiting patients, staff and providers. AtlantiCare’s Board of Trustees named Herndon, of Brigantine, as successor to David Tilton. Herndon, who regularly meets with patients, their families, staff, providers and community members, spent part of her first day as CEO of the system rounding. She visited several patient units at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Atlantic City Campus, had lunch with staff at the
hospital, and met with staff and providers at the AtlantiCare Physician Group Primary Care Plus practice in Atlantic City. “Every patient we touch; everything we do at AtlantiCare takes a team effort,” said Herndon. “I’m privileged to lead such a dedicated and committed team of people. I look forward to working with them and members of our community as we continue to make a difference for those who live, work in and visit southern New Jersey.”
Back: Jacqueline Augustyn, Lori Herndon, Kurk From left to right, Dina Parenti, Lori Herndon and Marta Elsey. Front: Keyaunte Mayfield and John Konneh Bell
From left to right, Joe Drogo, Lori Herndon and Andrew Balsys
From left to right, Lisa Steveline, Lisa Mendelsohn Lori Herndon has lunch with Mary Beth Kelly and Lori Herndon
L to R: Gloria Martinez, Lisa Steveline, Lisa Mendelsohn, Maria Rodriguez, Marion Melton, Lori Herndon and Laurie Lewicki
LPGA’s Nannette Hill On Par With Healthy Children Program Professional golfer Nannette Hill visited with students at Absegami High School in Galloway, NJ, on June 2 in conjunction with AtlantiCare Healthy Schools, Healthy Children program. Hill was in Galloway to participate in the 2016 ShopRite LPGA Classic, which was held at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club. Hill delivered a message of health to the students, noting that eating well, exercising, and taking care of her body is important for optimal performance both on and off the green. Grants from AtlantiCare’s Healthy Schools, Healthy Children and Sustainable Jersey for
Absegami HS students (L-R) Mitul Surti, Ben Maggio, Adel Elkafas, and Antonio Lucciola give LPGA’s Nannette Hill a tour of the school garden.
Schools programs funded the high school’s garden. This spring, Absegami harvested more than 25 pounds of produce in the garden. According to Ron Schmid, supervisor, Science, Applied Technology, Family and Consumer Sciences, and co-coordinator, Computer Science & Network Technology Magnet, Absegami High School; “We have students who are going out to the garden and trying foods they may have never tasted if not for this effort. We are hoping to expand students’ palates and show them that healthy eating can be delicious.”
Professional golfer Nannette Hill joins Absegami HS students, Sam Ricelli (left) and Sam Becker (center).
LPGA’s Nannette Hill looks up from a garden bed at Absegami HS. Hill shared her passion for eating well, exercising, and taking care of her body. njlifestyleonline.com
LIFESTYLE | Summer 2016