KEVIN GUEST HOUSE CELEBRATES 47 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Heart Award honorees will be celebrated for their outstanding generosity
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. Press Conference
Where: Kevin Guest House, 782 Ellicott Street, Buffalo
What: Kevin Guest House is celebrating 47 years of providing compassionate guest care to patients and their families visiting Buffalo area hospitals for medical care. Representatives from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute will be joining members of the founding Garvey family to mark the opening of America’s first healthcare hospitality house. Heart Award winners Kevyn Adams of Harborcenter, along with his parents Ken and Diane Adams who have served Kevin Guest House for more than 20 years, and People, Inc. staff and volunteers, who visit us daily to tidy the house while practicing life skills, will be celebrated for their outstanding generosity.
Who: Tom Garvey, Founding Family Member
Lynsey Zimdahl Weaver, Executive Director, Kevin Guest House
Shirley Johnson, Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical Operations Office, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Chris Lane, President, Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute
Gerald Halligan, Author, Kevin Guest House
Kevyn Adams, General Manager, Harborcenter, Director, Academy of Hockey
People Inc., represented by Kelly McEachon
Kevin Guest House, America’s first independent healthcare hospitality house, was founded by Claudia & Cyril Garvey in 1972 following the passing of their 13-year-old son Kevin after an 18-month fight against leukemia. Serving more than 56,000 guests since opening, Kevin Guest House provides a comfortable and supportive home away from home for patients and their families traveling to Buffalo for medical care. To learn more about Kevin Guest House and their plans for expansion visit www.KevinGuestHouse.org.