Amherst Couple Gives $1 Million to Cooley Dickinson Emergency Department

Dr. Lynnette Watkins, the new president and CEO of Cooley Dickinson Health Care, announced the receipt of a $1 million gift from John and Elizabeth Armstrong of Amherst to support the hospital’s Emergency Department. “It has been an honor and a pleasure to talk to the Armstrongs about their commitment to the Emergency Department,” Watkins said. The Armstrong’s gift will support Transforming Emergency Care: Campaign for the Cooley Dickinson Emergency Department, a $15.5 million expansion, reconfiguration, and renovation which will allow the hospital to meet the ever-evolving emergency medical needs of community members, from infants to older adults.

Read the source article at BusinessWest