Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, has announced a $15 million gift from entrepreneurs Grace and Ken Solinsky toward construction of a new building on the hospital's campus.
The gift will serve as the cornerstone of the public phase of a capital campaign in support of the Ken and Grace Solinsky Center. With construction slated to begin in 2021, the center, when completed, will feature an expanded emergency department, state-of-the-art operating rooms, up to ninety private patient rooms, and headquarters space for the New England Heart & Vascular Institute.
The Solinskys founded Insight Technology, which grew to thirteen hundred employees and was the primary supplier of night vision and electro-optical products to the U.S. military when it was acquired by L-3 Communications in 2010, and they continue to develop innovative products with several companies, including OnPoint Systems and Envision Technology.
"As business leaders, Grace and I recognize how a project like this benefits the community," said Ken Solinsky. "By contributing to the capital campaign, we can make a lasting difference for the community and for our wonderful former employees. We hope that other leaders will recognize this opportunity and join us in supporting the campaign and advancing health care in Manchester."
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