The Littauer Foundation Mardi Gras EVENT to be a grand celebration

The Littauer Foundation Mardi Gras EVENT to be a grand celebration

Deb McFarland of McFarland Designs busy creating a backdrop for the Littauer Foundation’s 2018 EVENT taking place 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, at the Johnstown Holiday Inn.


GLOVERSVILLE, NEW YORK (May 31, 2018)  – THE EVENT is an ever-changing extraordinary gala to benefit Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home. Each year The Nathan Littauer Foundation chooses a theme and creates an experience to remember. Tickets are still available for this year’s gala celebration. The Nathan Littauer Foundation’s 2018 Mardi Gras will be held 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, at the Johnstown Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave. Proceeds from The Event will support Littauer Foundation priority projects.

“The EVENT is a wonderful opportunity for individuals to become a significant part of Nathan Littauer Hospital’s ongoing expansion,” states Geoffrey Peck, Vice President and Executive Director of the Nathan Littauer Foundation. “Littauer’s priority projects continuously improve and expand our community services with world-class quality health services.”

Guests will mingle amid the New Orleans, Mardi Gras decor, created by Deb McFarland of McFarland Designs, listen to live music by Cutting Edge Dueling Pianos and experience Cajun cuisine. The popular chocolate fountain and a caricature artist will be back and new this year for Mardi Gras is a psychic doing individual readings.

Silent auction items including art and travel packages will be available, and a 50/50 raffle will give guests a chance to have a winning evening.

Last year our generous guests and sponsors helped the foundation raise more than $100,000 toward the building of the Littauer campus Gloversville Dialysis Center and the Fonda Primary/Specialty Care Center. This year there is mounting excitement for Littauer’s Broadalbin Primary/Specialty Care Center, as well as the addition of new facilities on the hospital campus.

For a memorable evening, please join this year’s Littauer Foundation Mardi Gras. It is a great party for a great cause. Tickets for guests under 30 years of age are $75 and general admission tickets start at just $125. Please call (518) 773-5505 for reservations and questions.

American Renal Associates and Nathan Littauer Hospital announce the opening of the Gloversville Dialysis Center

Littauer President and CEO Laurence Kelly, left, Dr. Ahman Morgan Dr. Soo Gil Lee, and Dr. Hani Shahata

Littauer President and CEO Laurence Kelly, left, Dr. Ahman Morgan Dr. Soo Gil Lee, and Dr. Hani Shahata

GLOVERSVILLE, NEW YORK (January 12, 2017) – American Renal Associates, a leading national provider of outpatient dialysis services, and Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home are proud to announce the opening of Fulton County’s only dialysis center. The Gloversville Dialysis Center is located adjacent to Littauer, with easy access off Easterly Street on the hospital campus.

“Opening this dialysis center is a significant milestone for this community,” said Dr. Soo Gil Lee, medical director and co-owner of the Gloversville Dialysis Clinic. “American Renal Associates has always based its Core Values upon putting patient care first. The opening of the Gloversville Dialysis Center illustrates that ARA will continue to successfully build upon its physician-driven partnerships to bring quality dialysis care to local communities like Fulton County. We are proud to serve dialysis patients on Littauer’s campus, and we look forward to developing strong ties to this community.”

The new Gloversville Dialysis Center is a state-of-the-art facility that has the capability to offer patients a variety of treatment modalities including in-center hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) and home hemodialysis. The facility will operate under the direction of Dr. Soo Gil Lee.

The new dialysis center in Fulton County is a 7,000 square foot facility with the latest in technology in a comfortable, modern setting. Adirondack photos taken by local photographers are permanently exhibited in the center. There are 12 patient stations and one isolation unit. In addition, there are four in-patient dialysis rooms available at Littauer. The new center will employ 14 additional staff and treat approximately 60 patients when it reaches capacity.

“We are fortunate to welcome ARA, a leading dialysis services operator, into our community. They have an extensive track record of delivering quality care and operate over 200 dialysis facilities across the U.S.,” said Littauer President and CEO, Laurence E. Kelly. “The opening of the Gloversville Dialysis Center gives patients in our community an option for high-quality dialysis care in a modern facility staffed with dedicated caregivers. We look forward to seeing ARA and its physician partners grow their presence in this region. As I had said when we broke ground, ‘this is the right relationship at the right time’.”

Please call the Gloversville Dialysis Center, Easterly Street, Gloversville at (518) 725-9925 for any further information.

About American Renal Associates

American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ARA) is a leading provider of outpatient dialysis services in the United States serving over 14,400 patients with end stage renal disease in 25 states and the District of Columbia. ARA operates exclusively through a physician partnership model, in which it partners with approximately 370 local nephrologists to develop, own and operate dialysis clinics. ARA’s Core Values emphasize taking good care of patients, providing physicians with clinical autonomy and operational support, hiring and retaining the best possible staff and providing best practices management services. For more information about American Renal Associates, visit

About Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home

Nathan Littauer Hospital and Family of Health Services serves Fulton, Montgomery, and Hamilton counties in upstate New York with a full-service, 74-bed acute care hospital, nine primary care centers, a nursing home and a community education center. The hospital was founded in 1894 and has 1,000 employees. Littauer’s medical staff provides well over 100,000 patient encounters each year. For more information, please visit