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RTR FINANCIAL SERVICES PRESENTS FIRST DONATION TO 125TH LHC DINNER DANCE

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RTR FINANCIAL SERVICES PRESENTS FIRST DONATION TOWARDS LUTHERAN HEALTHCARE'S 125TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER DANCE GALA
First donation officially kicks off banner fundraising year for Lutheran

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February 7, 2008, Brooklyn, New York…It's official, Lutheran HealthCare is set to kick-off a banner year with its first community donation towards its upcoming 125th Anniversary Dinner Dance. Robert T. Reilly, president and CEO of RTR Financial Services, Inc., a health care industry-leading provider of accounts receivable management services, presented Wendy Z. Goldstein, president and CEO, with a check for $10,000 on February 6.

"We are very grateful that we have community minded companies like RTR who know the value and importance of community-based health care," said Ms. Goldstein. "These funds will support our ongoing work and mission to provide our surrounding communities the high quality care and support programs that they deserve and need.

"We feel extraordinarily privileged to partner with an organization that has helped so many people – for more than 125 years – in Brooklyn," said Mr. Reilly. "We know this charitable donation will help provide much needed health and community services to those who need it the most and we are proud to support Lutheran's mission."

Lutheran will host its 125th Anniversary Dinner Dance at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers on May 10, 2008. The annual black tie event was a smash success last year, with more than 900 partygoers helping to raise nearly $1 million for health programs and services. As LHC's primary fundraiser, the event raises much-needed dollars to support health care services throughout Brooklyn and attracts a venerable who's who in New York including local elected officials, community leaders and the occasional Hollywood celebrity.

The Staten Island based RTR Financial Services, Inc., is an industry-leading provider of accounts receivable management services to hospitals and health care providers throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. With more than 30 years of experience in health care management receivable services, RTR is constantly assessing new technologies to assist it in its every day efforts to maximize results for its clients, including the use of its own proprietary computer system designed specifically for handling health care receivables.

For more information about Lutheran's 125th Anniversary Dinner Dance or to learn about ticket and sponsorship opportunities, please contact the LHC Development office at 718-630-6245.

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As Brooklyn's premier heath care network, Lutheran HealthCare (LHC) is a comprehensive medical and social support system committed to providing services for the whole person -- physically, emotionally and spiritually. The LHC system of community health providers includes Lutheran Medical Center, the Lutheran Family Health Centers, Lutheran Augustana Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation, Community Care Organization, Inc, Health Plus, senior housing programs and more. Learn about LHC and its 125-year-old commitment to serving Brooklyn neighborhoods by visiting www.LutheranMedicalCenter.com.

 

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