ANNUAL GOLF & TENNIS CLASSIC
  
The Spring weather is finally here and the Palisades Classic Golf and Tennis Classic is just a few weeks away!
 
This year's Classic is set for Monday, May 23, 2016, at the historic Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus.
 
This is an outstanding day of golf with an important purpose.  One of our signature fundraising events, the Palisades Classic provides valuable support for patient services and programs at HackensackUMC Palisades.
 
CLICK HERE or call 201-854-5008 to register for the Palisades Classic.
HONORING OUR VOLUNTEERS
(At Center) Beatriz Garcia of Edgewater receives a special volunteer recognition award for her 16,500 hours of service from Bruce J. Markowitz, President and CEO of HackensackUMC Palisades, and Joseph Burt, Vice President of Development at HackensackUMC Palisades.
 
HackensackUMC Palisades celebrated National Volunteer Week by holding a special luncheon at The Waterside in North Bergen to recognize our dedicated volunteers for their tireless efforts.
 
Volunteers play a vital role in helping HackensackUMC Palisades provide high quality care for our community.
 
They truly exemplify what it means to make a strong commitment to caring for our neighbors each and every day.
 
CLICK HERE to see photos from our 2016 Volunteer Recognition Luncheon.
(left-to-right) Jennifer Sanchez; Carmen Cifuentes; Bruce J. Markowitz, President & CEO of HackensackUMC Palisades; Jesus Alfonso, MD; Gayza Gastell; Lili Maradiaga; and Michelle Pinto. 
DR. ALFONSO OPENS NEW OFFICE IN WEEHAWKEN
 
A special ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the grand opening of Jesus Alfonso, MD's new, state-of-the-art office at 4800 Park Avenue in Weehawken.
 
Dr. Alfonso was joined at the ribbon-cutting event by Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner and Bruce J. Markowitz, President & CEO of HackensackUMC Palisades, as well as other officials from the Township of Weehawken and HackensackUMC Palisades.  Weehawken Affordable Housing Director Dom Facchini mentioned that the location was once occupied by the Park Avenue Hotel but the new complex includes 28 units of affordable housing for senior citizens. 
 
A member of Palisades Medical Associates, Dr. Alfonso is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and he earned his Medical Degree from New York University School of Medicine.
 
Dr. Alfonso is well-recognized and respected for caring for local residents for more than 20 years.  He has been the featured host and expert speaker on Spanish Language WADO 1380 AM radio.
 
Dr. Alfonso's new office is conveniently located on the ground floor of a recently-renovated, multi-story building that features housing for seniors.