BOCA RATON, FL– West Boca Medical Center and Morrison’s Food Service hosted a Haiti Relief Luncheon that featured an array of Haitian food made by Haitian employees.
Organizers donated $1 from each combo lunch sold to the American Red Cross Haitian Relief Fund. "Mini-Haitian" flags could be purchased for $1 and customized with a special tribute message for a loved one affected by the earthquake.
The authentic Haitian menu included: Haitian Broiled White Fish, Queue De Boeuf Braisee (Braised Ox Tail), Groit (Fried Pork), Broccoli Haricot Vert (Green Beans), Diri Jon Jon (Rice Mushrooms), Sucre Bannanna (Sweet Plantain) and Macaroni Au Gratin, to be devoured.
The event raised $256, and Morrison’s Food Service matched the amount, for a grand total of over $500. Employees and the public were invited and encouraged to enjoy the food in the West Boca Café.
About West Boca Medical Center:
West Boca Medical Center, part of Tenet South Florida, is a 195-bed acute care hospital located at 21644 State Road 7 in Boca Raton, Florida. The hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of the community and surrounding areas for over 20 years.
West Boca Medical Center offers a broad array of services, including general medical and surgical care, cardiac and surgical intensive care, outpatient surgery services, 24-hour emergency services for adults and children, diabetes education, a cystic fibrosis program for adults and children, outpatient rehabilitation services and a sleep diagnostic center.
The hospital also offers several specialties, including a level III neonatal intensive care unit, the BirthCare Pavilion, a pediatric unit and a pediatric intensive care unit. It is also a recipient of the HealthGrades Maternity Care Excellence Award four years in a row (2006/2007 and 2007/2008, 2008/2009 and 2009/2010). HealthGrades ranks West Boca’s maternity program among the top 5% five percent in the nation.
West Boca Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. For more information about West Boca Medical Center or for physician referral, call 866-904-WBMC (9262).