Holy Cross Hospital Opens on Oct. 1 (VIDEO)

Holy Cross Hospital opens its doors in Germantown on October 1st.

The hospital is the first in the nation to be located on the campus of a community college – Montgomery County Community College – Germantown Campus – and the first new hospital in Montgomery County in 35 years.

A grand opening celebration was held on September 19 to honor donors, express appreciation and celebrate. Public officials, community supporters, board members, employees, volunteers and physicians were in attendance for this historic event.

The grand opening ceremonies began with an invocation by His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl and a welcome by Edward H.  Bersoff, Ph.D., chair of Holy Cross Health. The keynote address was delivered by Kevin J. Sexton, CEO Holy Cross Health.  Also addressing attendees were Sister Ruth Marie Nickerson, CSC, The Honorable Christopher Van Hollen, The Honorable Isiah Leggett, The Honorable Craig Rice, Dr. DeRionne Pollard, and Doug D. Ryder, President, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital.

Here’s a video of the dedication ceremony:

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