PRLog - March 23, 2010 - PANORAMA CITY, Calif. -- The Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber will install Heidi Lennartz, CEO of Mission Community Hospital, as the new Chairperson of the Board at the Inaugural Ball on Saturday, April 17, 2010, at CBS Studios, Residential Street Backlot.
CEO Heidi Lennartz, incoming Board Chairperson
Mission Community Hospital (Mission) was named in 1998 upon the merger of San Fernando Community Hospital, founded in 1923, and Panorama Community Hospital, founded in 1964. Together, they met the needs of a growing working community. The Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce is also a merger of two Chambers -- Van Nuys Chamber, established in 1911, and the Panorama City/Sepulveda Chamber, established in 1989. CEO Lennartz has worked with Mission Community Hospital since 1995 at both the San Fernando and Panorama City Campuses, bringing the organization’
Ms. Lennartz began her career as a licensed social worker in the field of mental health and found her passion in healthcare administration. She achieved her Masters of Social Work at the University of Southern California, specializing in Community Organizing/Public Administration. Her work in healthcare spans over 15 years, from her work in New York City to work with the AIDS community in L.A. She has served as a board member of Shanti Foundation and Mission Community Hospital before being appointed as CEO of Mission.
Tickets for the Chamber’s Inaugural Ball, Celebrating 99 Years, are available for $85. Event and donation sponsorships are also available. For more information, contact the Chamber at (818) 989-0300.
About Mission Community Hospital
Mission Community Hospital is a 145-bed, not-for-profit community hospital offering acute care and behavioral health services from its Panorama City campus, while its San Fernando campus is home to a nationally-recognized diabetes education center, Project Alto, and the UCLA/MCH Dental Clinic. As a safety net hospital, Mission works tirelessly to ensure every patient has access to a full range of medical, mental health, and emergency care services.
About Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce
Since 1911, the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce has been the premier business organization – the one consistent voice for business - to promote economic vitality and community growth in the Valley. Our experienced leadership and burgeoning membership work together to grow businesses, connect to leaders and legislators, and provide valuable savings on benefits and services.
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MCH is a 145-bed, nonprofit offering acute care and behavioral health services from its Panorama City campus, while its San Fernando campus houses a nationally-recognized diabetes education center, Project Alto, and the UCLA/MCH Dental Clinic.