Weehawken Resident John C. Meditz Honored by Palisades Medical Center
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John C. Meditz
(At center) John C. Meditz of Weehawken stands with fellow Weehawken residents Leonard J. Lauricella, Dorothy Riley, Marie Theresa Giusto and Mayor Richard Turner during the lobby dedication ceremony at Palisades Medical Center.
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In recognition of his outstanding generosity to Palisades Medical Center, the main lobby has been named in honor of John C. Meditz. Meditz, of Weehawken, is widely recognized as the driving force that helped establish the Palisades Medical Center Foundation, the hospital’s fundraising arm, in 1999.

“Like other philanthropists, John plays a key role in supporting several worthy organizations through his tireless volunteer efforts and generous donations. But at his core, John is a true visionary and leader that has put these intangibles to work in creating a brighter future for Palisades Medical Center and our local community,” said Bruce J. Markowitz, President and CEO of Palisades Medical Center.

“John is humble about his gift giving so we had to surprise him with this honor,” said Joseph Burt, Executive Director of the Foundation. “He gets greater satisfaction in seeing how his contributions help our patients and hopes that his generosity inspires others to give.”

Meditz is also committed to serving his community of Weehawken, N.J., where he has been a lifelong resident. He has been chairman of the Weehawken Planning Board for more than 30 years and treasurer of the Weehawken Library. He currently serves on the Boards of Xavier High School and Fairfield University and has been recognized by both as a dedicated alumnus.

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