Pender Memorial Hospital named Burgaw Business of the Year

February 29, 2016

BURGAW, NC – Pender Memorial Hospital has been named 2015 Business of the Year by the Burgaw Chamber of Commerce. The award honors organizations that make a positive impact in the Pender County community while striving for excellence in business practices.

“We are honored to receive this recognition by the Burgaw Chamber of Commerce,” said Ruth Glaser, president of Pender Memorial Hospital. “Our physicians, staff and volunteers strive for excellence every day in serving the patients of our region and we are deeply grateful for the support of our neighbors.”

Donna Best-Klingel, Burgaw Chamber of Commerce board member, presented the award at the chamber’s annual membership meeting Feb. 25. Best-Klingel said Pender Memorial has brought significant investments, services and technology to local residents and praised the hospital’s commitment to quality, care and community involvement.

“The impact of this hospital extends far beyond the four walls of a brick building,” Best-Klingel said. “Pender Memorial is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen by supporting organizations and health services that ultimately improve the long-term health of our community.”

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