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W.C.A. Foundation Elects New Board Members

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From left, W.C.A. Foundation Board of Directors, newly elected board of director members, Brian D. Meagher, M.D., Patricia Phillips, Paul V. Webb III, Esq.

Jamestown, New York (Monday, November 22, 2010)—The W.C.A. Foundation, Inc., board of directors recently elected three new members; Patricia Phillips, Brian D. Meagher, M.D., and Paul V. Webb III, Esq.

Mrs. Phillips has served as the office manager for her family business for the past 25 years. Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Jamestown Community College Foundation, the Jamestown Community College Alumni Association, and the Jamestown Concert Association. She has also been an active volunteer for the WCA Hospital Auxiliary, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Creche, Inc., and the Reg Lenna Arts in Education program. “I am honored to have the opportunity to support WCA Hospital in this new capacity,” stated Mrs. Phillips.

Dr. Meagher graduated from Cornell University and Georgetown Medical School. He has served as a board certified radiologist on staff at WCA Hospital for the past seven years and is the current President of the Chautauqua County Medical Society. Dr. Meagher has two college-age sons and enjoys skiing. He explains, “I look forward to being an active part of the W.C.A, Foundation to support the future of WCA Hospital, an indispensable community asset.”

Paul V. Webb III, a West Point graduate, served five years with the Field Artillery as a Captain. He graduated from Penn State Dickinson School of Law and works with the law firm of Erickson Webb Scolton and Hajdu in Lakewood. “We are so fortunate to have outstanding healthcare available right here in our community at WCA Hospital,” explains Mr. Webb. “I am eager to play a part in preserving and enhancing that care for future generations.”

“All three of these individuals are well known in our community and each brings his or her own set of strengths which will add greatly to the force and diversity of the Foundation,” says Brigetta Overcash, chair of the board of directors for the W.C.A. Foundation. “I applaud their eagerness and readiness to represent the Foundation, help grow its assets, and strengthen the future of WCA Hospital through a strong and viable endowment for that purpose.”

The W.C.A. Foundation was created in 1981 as a supporting Foundation to WCA Hospital. Tax-deductible donations, including memorial gifts, may be mailed to the W.C.A. Foundation, P.O. Box 214, Jamestown, NY 14702. If you are interested in creating an endowed fund which supports the healthcare of our community through WCA Hospital, please contact Florence Cass at (716) 664-5461.

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