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On January 15, 2009, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III and First Officer Jeff Skiles miraculously landed US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River after the jet lost both engines from goose strikes just after taking off from LaGuardia Airport.


Dave Sanderson was the last person off of the back of the plane that day, and he was largely responsible for making sure so many others made it out safely. Exposed to frigid water and freezing temperatures, doctors feared that Dave would suffer a heart attack or stroke from the dangerous conditions. Dave was treated here at Palisades Medical Center and has remained a friend to many of our caregivers who treated him and the other passengers.

That experience profoundly changed Dave's life and

Dave Sanderson with members of the PMC Nursing Team.

today he travels the globe sharing his inspirational and motivational leadership messages to help people make a difference in how they do business and live their lives.

On January 19, 2016, almost seven years to the day of that event, Dave Sanderson will return to Palisades Medical Center to share his inspirational story, show a clip from a soon to be released documentary, and discuss his new book "Moments Matter." Sanderson describes his bumpy road to a mission-focused life, and for the first time opens up about the lessons and strategies he learned and used to become a top producer in sales, the director of security for Anthony Robbins, and a survivor who thrived after a plane crash in ice cold water.

Please join us for an evening of networking and to hear Dave's inspirational message.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Palisades Medical Center Auditorium

7600 River Road, North Bergen, NJ 07047

(enter through the main lobby - free parking in hospital lot)

The event is free. Participants can receive a signed copy of Dave's book, "Moments Matter," by making a $20 contribution to the Palisades Medical Center Foundation.

To RSVP, CLICK HERE or call (201) 854-5008.