FutureCare Capital Region Celebrates Grand Opening
May 23, 2018 In the late afternoon on Wednesday, May 23rd, FutureCare Capital Region, by FutureCare Health & Management, held its ribbing cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration. FutureCare Capital Region, a $30M state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility, is the first of its kind in the local area and is representative of a strong push for improved medical care throughout the D.C. area. The event was attended by over 150 people including politicians, local representatives, medical professionals, and other individuals who played a central role in the development of the facility.
Guests began arriving at 3:15pm, walking through the sliding glass doors of the rehabilitation center to the large lobby with vaulted ceilings, sleek dėcor, and images of Washington D.C. to the elegant sounds of a talented piano player. Guests enjoyed mingling with one another until 3:45pm, when they were led to an beautiful outdoor setup in the front of the building. Attendees were seated in chairs under the shaded auning of the brand new facility to watch the ribbon cutting ceremony.
The ceremony began at 4pm with a performance by students in the Thomas G. Pullen Chorus, who's song selections included "All of Me" by John Legend. The students finished their performance at 4:15pm, and were followed by several guest speakers. The program consisted of speeches from FutureCare president and CEO Gary Attman, Leonard Attman of the FutureCare board, Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford, County Executive Rushern Baker, and Senate President Mike Miller. The speakers commended individuals who had contributed to the development of FutureCare Capital Region, and praised the facility as a turning point for medical care in the community.
FutureCare President and CEO Gary Attman said of the facility, "our goal was to create something that reflects the company name: FutureCare. The future of healthcare. The citizens of Prince George's and the surrounding counties are entitled to the best, and we believe that they will find it here." His sentiments were expanded upon by chairman of the FutureCare board Leonard Attman, who stated that, "we are proud to be standing in a building with all of the 21st century materials and equipment for rehabilitation that will serve Prince George's County".
He went on to describe the facility's finest amenities, including over 80 private rooms, large therapy spaces, enclosed gardens, a state-of-the-art dialysis center, and outstanding technology.
Mr. Attman's sentiments about the quality of medical care that the facility will provide to the community were echoed by other speakers, and the facility was praised for its contributions to the welfare of Prince George's County and the state of Maryland. "This facility will transform wellness and healthcare across the region. Not only will this be a center that will provide our citizens with the highest quality of care, but it will bring 220 new jobs right here in Maryland... This is truly one way that, together, we are all changing Maryland for the better", said Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford, just before awarding FutureCare Health & Management with a Governor's Citation for its achievements in medical care its dedication to bringing jobs to Maryland.
After the honored guests gave their remarks, a blue FutureCare ribbon was cut by one of the facilities first patients, Ms. Millicent Warren, to commemorate the official opening of the groundbreaking medical center. Once the ribbon was cut, attendees were invited back into the building to take full tours of the facility led by the corporate regional care managers, and to enjoy a catered reception with hors d'oeuvres and bar service in celebration of FutureCare Capital Region.
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