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7/10/2012 3:00:00 AM EASTERN
Updated: 3/8/2013 9:51:22 AM EASTERN
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Sharon Regional Health Foundation announces board members

The Sharon Regional Health Foundation has announced the inaugural members of its new board of directors who were approved at the board’s first meeting on June 25.

Officers of the new board, who will be confirmed at the annual meeting in November, include chair Ruthanne Beighley, Esq., corporate counsel for Joy Cone Company, who also maintains a private practice limited to estate planning and administration, wills, and trusts; vice chair Joseph A. Mielecki, vice president and relationship manager for the First National Trust Company in their Hermitage Wealth Management office; secretary Nancy Decker, owner/president of Laurel Technical Institute; and treasurer Karen McGonigle Murphy, president of McGonigle Ambulance Company and secretary/treasurer of McGonigle Funeral Home.

Other members of the board include Tom Maskornick, retired fundraising consultant; Dr. Carl Hoffman, Jr., president and chief medical officer, PrimeCare Medical Inc., Harrisburg; James Feeney, retired senior vice president of Wheatland Tube Company; Diane Gardner, financial advisor with LPL Financial; Joanne Bisson, healthcare consultant; and John Hudson, president of the Hudson Group. 

The mission of the Sharon Regional Health Foundation is to enhance and promote health care services offered in the communities served by Sharon Regional through partnerships, fundraising, and stewardship. The efforts of the Foundation benefit both the Health System and the community by ensuring the most modern technology and highest level of care is available locally for current and future generations; by allowing Sharon Regional to remain a strong, independent Health System governed by a local board of directors; by raising funds to help offset the financial challenges presented through health care reform; and by providing opportunities for people and organizations both locally and from outside the area to invest resources in a manner that meets their philanthropic goals.

For more information on the development program at Sharon Regional call 724-983-7317 or email