Chair, Local Governments Committee
St. Joseph's Hospital Groundbreaking
February 16, 2011
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center held a groundbreaking celebration to kickoff a $220 million expansion. The project will take five years to complete and is expected to contribute to the revitalization of the Prospect Hill neighborhood. Supporters and friends of the St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center pause for a picture after the groundbreaking ceremony. From left to right: Robert Simpson, president of the Metropolitan Development Association of Central New York; James Breuer, president of Hueber-Breuer; Syracuse Mayor Matthew Driscoll; Sister Patricia Burkard, general minister of the Sisters of St. Francis; Pamela Speach, president of St. Joseph’s Auxiliary; Diane Toteda, 2009 winner of St. Joseph’s Sister Patricia Ann Award for Excellence; Congressman Daniel Maffei; Assemblyman William Magnarelli; Assemblyman Albert Stirpe; and State Senator David Valesky.