North Shore Residents Participate in Groundbreaking for Froedtert Healing Plaza

April 21, 2010

North Shore Residents Participate in Groundbreaking for Froedtert Healing Plaza

 

Photo caption (LtoR) Tom Gunkel, President/CEO, Mortenson Construction, Froedtert Hospital CEO Bill Petasnick, Mequon; Froedtert Vice President-Facilities, John Balzer, Wauwatosa; Froedtert Hospital Foundation Board Members Norman Barrientos, Bayside; and John Rosenberg, Mequon.

 

 

Milwaukee, Wis., (April 20, 2010) --- More than 60 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony April 19 marking the start of work on a 20,000-square-foot garden plaza on the eastern side of the Froedtert Hospital campus. Cancer survivor Ben Levin joined contributors, hospital volunteers and project representatives in planting flowers in a giant window box that will remain at the site as work continues, offering a reminder of the peaceful oasis that is to come.

 

Entirely funded by contributions to the Froedtert Hospital Foundation and named for a major donor, the Mortenson Construction Healing Plaza will feature three distinctive garden areas, trees, walking paths, benches and a waterfall. The Healing Plaza will be open to patients, visitors and staff, and is expected to be completed in late summer.

 

“People come to Froedtert Hospital at some of the most difficult and challenging times of their lives. The Healing Plaza is very much in keeping with our commitment to caring for the whole person, addressing the spirit, mind and body,” said Mequon resident William D. Petasnick, president and chief executive officer of Froedtert Hospital. “We are deeply grateful to the generous donors who have made this project possible.”

 

For progress updates on the Healing Plaza, follow us on www.twitter.com/froedtert.

 

Froedtert Hospital is a 486-bed academic medical center staffed by faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and subspecialties. It is a major training and research facility with more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students in training and hundreds of active clinical trials each year. Froedtert, a member of Froedtert & Community Health, operates the region’s only adult Level I Trauma Center. For more information, visit froedtert.com.

###

 

Community Watch

» Demond Means resigns as commissioner of the Opportunity Schools and Partnership Program 6/29

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look ahead to US Open 2017, look back at Champions Tour event in Madison Updated:  6/29

» SeaWorld grants interview with Mequon student on orcas for paper 6/29

» End of an era: Glendale administrator to retire after 36 years 6/29

» Whitefish Bay baseball team looking for consistency 6/29

» Sports Shorts: June 30, 2016 6/29

» Mangan leaves knowing Homestead is in a good place 6/29

» Whitefish Bay baseball team bounces back with win over Nicolet 6/28

» Brown Deer driver, 37, charged in crash near Strawberry Festival Updated:  6/28

» Marquette students offer marketing advice to Brown Deer 6/28

» 2016 Fourth of July events in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  6/28

» Thomas and big bats lead Germantown baseball team over Bay, 6-1 6/27

» USM student charged with taking upskirt photos of female classmates 6/27

» Retiring athletics director John Gustavson leaves Whitefish Bay in a better place 6/27

» Teen charged with taking upskirt photos of classmates in River Hills 6/25

» Oak Creek baseball team passes test with win over Homestead, 7-3 6/25

» Derosier enters not guilty plea 6/24

» Glendale's new park is realization of decades-long dream Updated:  6/23

» Talented, assertive Homestead soccer team won its own way 6/22

» Brown Deer, Homestead, Nicolet, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay Sports Shorts: June 23, 2016 6/22

» Brown Deer named an 'All-America City' 6/21

» Worker charged with stealing from senior living community residents Updated:  6/21

» "We endured': Homestead's state soccer title well-earned 6/21

» Frebeka 5 health challenge to be held in Mequon June 26 6/20

» Whitefish Bay entrepreneur wants to revolutionize school fundraisers 6/20

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement