Summer of Gratitude

 

Dear Team Member,

We are so grateful you stopped by to learn more about our Summer of Gratitude!

We have so many exciting plans to celebrate our 3rd birthday and to thank you for all you have done to make HMH so successful! Explore and register for events below including barbecues, food trucks, ice cream and family movie nights!

You can register for as many events as you’d like by clicking on the event name. To make it easier for you, we separated these events by region, but feel free to attend any and all events no matter where you are located.

We can’t wait to cultivate gratitude across the network, this summer and beyond!

Gratefully Yours,

HMH

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Calendar of Events


North Region Schedule | Central Region Schedule | South Region Schedule

Click on the event names below for more information and to register.

North Region

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 (Rain Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019)

Monday, August 12, 2019

  • Breakfast Truck: 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. at Pascack Valley Medical Center
  • BBQ: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Hackensack University Medical Center/Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital
  • Ice Cream: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Pascack Valley Medical Center

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

 

Central Region

Friday, July 19, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

  • Ice Cream: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the Carrier Clinic

Wednesday August 14, 2019

  • BBQ11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at JFK Medical Center

Thursday, August 15, 2019

  • Breakfast Truck: 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. at Riverview Medical Center
  • BBQ: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Bayshore Medical Center
  • Ice Cream: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Riverview Medical Center
  • Ice Cream: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Riverview Medical Center

Monday, August 19, 2019

  • Breakfast Truck: 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. at Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge
  • Breakfast Truck: 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. at Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy
  • Ice Cream: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge
  • Ice Cream: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 (Rain Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019)

 

South Region

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 (Rain Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019)

Friday, July 19, 2019

  • Breakfast Truck: 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. at Ocean Medical Center
  • Ice Cream: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Ocean Medical Center
  • Ice Cream: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Ocean Medical Center

Monday, August 5, 2019

  • Breakfast Truck: 6:00 – 9:00 am at Southern Ocean Medical Center
  • Food Truck Fest: 6:00 – 9:00 a.m. at Jersey Shore University Medical Center/K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
  • Regional BBQ – South: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Hackensack Meridian Health – Wall Campus
  • Food Truck Fest: 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Jersey Shore University Medical Center/K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
  • Ice Cream: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Southern Ocean Medical Center
  • Ice Cream: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Southern Ocean Medical Center

Click here to download the full schedule

Summer of Gratitude FAQs


How many events can I attend?

Team members can attend as many events as they would like as long as they are registered.

Do I have to be located in the region or at the site to attend an event?

No, team members can attend any and all events no matter where they are located. Please remember to register to any event you plan on attending.

Do I need to register for the event with my Hackensack Meridian Health email address?

No, team members may register for events with any email address they have access to and regularly check.

Do I need a voucher to attend any of the events?

The only events where team members will need a voucher is for the food trucks. Each team member who registers for the event will received two (2) food truck vouchers. These tickets will be emailed to them through the email address they used to register for the event.

What if I don’t register before the event?

iPads will be on location for registration on the spot.

Am I allowed to bring guests to these event?

Team members are allowed to bring guests to the movie night events. These events are family oriented, so feel free to bring family and friends! There is no limit to the number of guests, but all guests must be registered.

How far in advance do I have to register for events?

Team members should register for events as soon as possible. You will be able to go back into an event and change your attendance if needed.

Are there rain dates for these events?

Besides the movie nights, all of the events will be held rain or shine.

The movie night rain dates are as follows:
North Region – Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Central Region – Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
South Region – Thursday July 18, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Again, please feel free to attend any and all movie nights. Just make sure you register yourself and any guests.

How will I know if there are any changes to the events?

If there are any changes to an event, team members will be notified through the email address they used to register for the event.

Will transportation be provided to any of the events?

No, team members are responsible for their own transportation.

Are the facilities wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Will wheelchairs be provided?

No, wheelchairs will not be provided.

Is there handicap parking?

Yes, there is handicap parking.

Will I have to walk a lot?

There is some walking involved to get to the barbecue and movie night events.

Are animals allowed at any of the events?

No, only service animals will be permitted.

Are there any additional expenses that I need to know about?

No, there are no additional expenses.

Can I bring food to the movie nights?

Team members can bring any food or drinks to movie night, but please remember this is still a work event, so no alcohol is permitted.

In addition to any snacks you bring, we will also have popcorn, cotton candy, water and juices.

Will seats be provided for the movie nights?

No, seats will not be provided. If you’d like, please bring beach chairs or towels/blankets to sit on.

What food trucks will be at the sites?

It is a surprise!

Will my dietary restrictions be met?

Yes, most dietary restrictions will be met, however, when in doubt, always ask upon arrival.

Will there be any other activities at the events?

We will have music, games, giveaways, etc. at the barbecue and movie night events. There will be photographers and selfie sticks at all of the events.

Is there someone I can reach out to if I have other questions?

Yes, for any other questions, team members can reach out to Mary Baszkowski by phone at 848-888-4663, or by email at Mary.Baszkowski@hackensackmeridian.org.