Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT and Boehringer Ingelheim Announce Annual Art Gala on June 8th
Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT and Boehringer Ingelheim Announce Annual Art Gala
DANBURY, CT — The Art of Caring, a gala event featuring art, entertainment and exceptional cuisine, will take place Friday, June 8, 2012, beginning at 7:00 p.m. This is the 27th year that Boehringer Ingelheim has hosted The Art of Caring, which takes place at the company’s headquarters in Ridgefield, and benefits the patients and families served by Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT. The event raised more than $150,000 for Regional Hospice and Home Care last year.
“We are very grateful to Boehringer Ingelheim for hosting this event for so many years,” said Cynthia Roy-Squitieri, President and CEO of Regional Hospice and Home Care. “The community’s support for The Art of Caring directly helps our agency care for thousands of people in Western Connecticut and helps cover the costs of our community bereavement programs offered through the Healing Hearts Center for Grieving Children & Families.”
“We’re expecting this year’s event to be bigger and better than ever,” said George Mulvaney, chair of the board of directors of Regional Hospice and Home Care and chair of the event. “Everyone should come out and enjoy a spectacular evening. We will have an unprecedented showcase of work from more than 120 of our area’s finest artists. You’ll enjoy cuisine from some of the finest restaurants and caterers in the area, accompanied by a variety of top-notch music.”
“Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased to host this special community event and benefit,” said Paul Fonteyne, President and CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation. “Supporting the work of Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT goes hand-in-hand with our commitment to patients and families, and our support of employee volunteering.”
The Art of Caring takes place June 8th at Boehringer Ingelheim’s U.S. corporate headquarters located at 900 Ridgebury Road in Ridgefield. Admission is $125 per person. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities are available. For reservations or more information, contact Regional Hospice at (203) 702-7422 or register for the event online at http://regionalhospicect.org .
Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT, Inc. is a nonprofit home care and hospice agency that offers real hope for those facing advanced illness through patient-focused care, education, resources and advocacy. We help patients and families discover what end-of-life care can be—what can be gained, what can be realized and what can be recaptured. For more information, visitwww.RegionalHospiceCT.org or call (203) 702-7400.
The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 145 affiliates and more than 44,000 employees. Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel medications of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.
As a central element of its culture, Boehringer Ingelheim pledges to act socially responsible. Involvement in social projects, caring for employees and their families, and providing equal opportunities for all employees form the foundation of the global operations. Mutual cooperation and respect, as well as environmental protection and sustainability are intrinsic factors in all of Boehringer Ingelheim’s endeavors.
In 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of about $17.1 billion (13.2 billion euro). R&D expenditure in the business area Prescription Medicines corresponds to 23.5% of its net sales.