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POST-GAZETTE, MAY 10, 2013 Page5 Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Grand Opening Cj, xla Mayor Menino Joins with Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Community to Celebrate Spirit of "Boston Strong" Gathering Commemorates Opening of the First New Hospital in Boston in over 30 Years Spaulding's Dr. Jeffrey Schneider and wife Nhi-Ha Trinh. While the recent events in Boston have impacted mil- lions of lives, many of those cheering at the finish line could not have known that in an instant they would be beneficiaries of Boston's world leading health care services. Among those pro- viders is the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the Charlestown Navy Yard, a state-of-the-art facility with an unmatched patient- centered level of care. Nearly 500 friends and supporters of the Spaulding Community, along with leaders such as Mayor Thomas M Menino, Spaulding Campaign committee member Tedy Bruschi, wife Heidi, Nancy Adams and Spaulding trustees chair Scott Schoen. Dr. Ross Zafonte, Chief Medical Officer of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital; David Storto, President of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital; Ed Lawrence, Partners Healthcare Board of Directors Chairman; and Gary Gottlieb, MD, President and CEO of Partners Healthcare. Jacquelynne and Ira Stepanian. (Photos by Roger Farrington) gathered on Saturday, April 20% to honor the people of Boston and commemorate the new hospital which now serves as a place of healing and hope for so many. The evening included tours of the new facility and a gala dinner under a grand tent. Preceding the dinner was a moment of silence, followed by recognition of Spaulding clinicians among those who were first re- sponders Marathon Monday. The Boston Pops concluded the speaking program with a moving "Stars & Stripes Forever," followed by a rous- ing sing-along of "Sweet Caroline" that was led by the dance band Soho -- all cel- ebrating the indomitable spirit of the people of Boston. Could Go Here For information about advertising in the Post-Gazette. call 617-227-8929. Spring Festival and Perennial Divide Celebrates the New Gardening Season Boston Natural Areas Network Offers FREE Plants and Garden Advice Boston Natural Areas Network invites all garden- ers to the annual Spring Festival and Perennial Divide on Saturday, May 18 th at BNAN's City Natives, 30 Edgewater Drive, Mat- tapan from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The festival is free for everyone and is held rain or shine. The Festival's highlight is the Perennial Divide where anyone who shares an in- terest in community or backyard gardening can come together to swap plants and gardening tips. Partici- pants are requested to pre- divide their perennial plants into smaller pieces and to bring their own containers for plants to take home. You do not need to bring plants ff you are a beginning gar- dener; there are plenty of free plant divisions to share. BNAN staff members along with skilled BNAN Master Urban Gardeners will be standing by to assist with any questions, concerns or comments you might have. The Spring Festival also includes a Gardener's Mar- ket of native plants and veg- etable seedlings propagated at City Natives along with organic fertilizer and soil amendments to help garden- ers build their soil. Proceeds from all sales will benefit BNAN's City Natives. There is also a free workshop on beekeeping presented by resident beekeeper Mike (Continued on Page 12) , IBIgi, @UI i@L@ = mow m IUU , 781-286-CASH Per Ounce. 24K 50" We Buy Diamonds, Gold and Silver lewelrylf We Buy Gold and Silver Coins J --Fe., OX 345 Broadway, Revere - EXTRA SPENDING MONEY-- Hours lO-5:30 pm every day. Saturdays until 3:30 pm