CentraState Healthcare Foundation hosts Annual Celebration Ball


Distinguished Ambassador Dr. Jatinchandra Patel and
Community Partner League of Women Voters of Monmouth County

May 13, 2023 – Freehold, NJ

On Friday, May 12, 2023, CentraState Healthcare Foundation hosted its 61st Annual Celebration Ball at The Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury in Shrewsbury, NJ. This event honored Distinguished Ambassador Dr. Jatinchandra Patel and Community Partner League of Women Voters of Monmouth County.

The event offered an exquisite 30+ basket silent auction, having items range from sport memorabilia, designer handbags to weekend getaways. In addition, an OMEGA Watch raffle was held and the winner took home a pair of his and hers watches, generously donated by Gary Michaels Fine Jewelry. Event attendees danced the night away to the music of the Moroccan Sheepherders, while taking festive photos in the photobooths. Atlantic Health System was present as the top Diamond Sponsor of the evening.

Over $250,000.00 was raised from this event, supporting all programs and services offered at CentraState Medical Center.

Dr. Patel is board-certified in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine, and Interventional Cardiology. Since joining CentraState in 2008, now as the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Interventional Laboratory, he led the Cardiovascular Expansion project and heart attack program. He is dedicated to best care for patients and enjoys teaching the nursing and medical staff. Dr. Patel’s Cardiology Practice, Garden State Heart Care has several office locations in the area.

The League of Women Voters, founded in 1920, is a nonpartisan political organization which encourages informed and active participation in government. The Monmouth County League is committed to defending democracy and empowering voters by working to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influencing public policy through education and advocacy. The League is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in principle and in practice. This commitment is demonstrated in their dedication to social and economic justice, voting rights, as well as in their membership policy.

About CentraState Healthcare System:

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and four convenient satellite health pavilions. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times. To learn more, visit centrastate.com.

About the CentraState Healthcare Foundation:

CentraState Healthcare Foundation is the fundraising arm of the CentraState Healthcare System.  The Foundation’s mission is to inspire broad based community philanthropic support for advancing exceptional healthcare at the CentraState Healthcare System.


Gabriella LaFata
Special Events Coordinator at CentraState Healthcare Foundation
E: gabriella.lafata@centrastate.com │P: (732)-294-7099