The Hennessy Home gets a new roof
Thursday, July 9, 2015

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Chambersburg Hospital’s Hennessy Home is getting a new roof and some other needed repairs thanks in part to support from the Cottage Pub and Restaurant’s Cottage Open Golf Tournament.

The late Mary Barbara Hennessy donated her family home on Seventh Street to the Chambersburg Hospital in 1999 to benefit cancer patients.

It was Mrs. Hennessy’s wish for the home to provide temporary affordable lodging for out-of-town patients receiving care at Summit Cancer and Hematology Services, an affiliate of Summit Health, so they don’t have to travel.

The Hennessy Home has four furnished bedrooms available for patients and their adult family members, several common living areas, and a fully functional kitchen and a laundry room. In addition to patient accommodations, the home has been used for cancer support group meetings.

This year the Annual Cottage Open Golf Tournament will take place July 26 at Whitetail Golf Course. The Cottage has held its annual event to support the Hennessy Home since 2000 and has raised more than $50,000.

To participate in The Cottage Open Golf Tournament as a golfer or sponsor, contact Tom Boock at (717) 264-8543.

For more information about how you can support The Hennessy Home, contact the Development Office at the Chambersburg Hospital at (717) 267-7703.

Summit Health is a non-profit network of hospitals and physician practices dedicated to building a healthier community.

As Franklin County's leading healthcare provider, Summit Health offers family care, specialists, lab and imaging services, a fitness center, urgent care centers, and two award-winning hospitals.

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