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Children’s Hospital to bank $100,000 donation

By Staff | Jun 1, 2012

PHOTO PROVIDED Scott Metzger (left) and Kurt Maurillo of Wolf, Metzger & Maurillo hold a pledge check of $100,000 for the Children;s Hospital of Southwest Florida.

Lee Memorial Health System Foundation reported it has received a pledge of $100,000 from The Wolf, Metzger & Maurillo Private Wealth Group of Wells Fargo Advisors.

Those funds will be directed to The Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida’s Capital Campaign and will be acknowledged by naming a patient room within the new facility’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) after the benefactors.

The new Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida will house 136 beds and many specialty services to treat the most critically ill children and their families. The facility serves children from Lee, Collier, Hendry, Charlotte and Glades Counties.

Partner Kurt Maurillo, CFP, first vice president-investment officer, said, “We are committed to the communities we serve and are proud to lend our support to this new life-saving pediatric facility. Our group seeks out philanthropic causes that help increase the quality of life in the areas we serve. We are honored to support the medical excellence of The Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and to support lifesaving health care for local children.”

Lee Memorial Health System chief foundation officer Sharon MacDonald added, “We are deeply grateful for the support of Wolf, Metzger & Maurillo in helping us to provide state-of-the art medical care to the children of Southwest Florida. Philanthropy remains paramount in achieving our goals of providing the finest in medical care for children and providing that care close to home.”

The Wolf, Metzger & Maurillo group is comprised of registered advisors Kevin Wolf, Scott Metzger, Kurt Maurillo and William Banfield. The group provides complete investment and family legacy planning. They manage more than $400 million in assets and have more than 60 years of financial experience with offices in both Fort Myers & Naples.