Investment in Nursing Certification to Benefit Patient Care

North Shore philanthropist Ralph Bates passionately supports efforts that improve individuals’ lives. The gregarious, self-made businessman and longtime resident of Manchester-by-the-Sea made his first major gift to Beverly Hospital, specifically for a program that supports nursing certification in their specialty area, including acute care, oncology, and cardiac medicine.

Hospital Executive Runs 5K for Fellow Cancer Survivors

When Rebecca Imperiali stepped out to run a 3.1-mile course as part of the 2021 Virtual Lahey Cancer Institute 5K Walk & Run, that 5K had special meaning for her. She ran in this annual event for her eighth consecutive year not “just” as a participant, but as many things. As a veteran marathon runner. As a Ribbons of Hope team member. As a longtime Beverly Hospital staff member and current vice president of philanthropy for Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals. And in 2021, Rebecca ran as a cancer survivor.