The Main Lobby and gateway to medical services, constructed in 2009 as part of a large renovation and expansion project at the hospital, bears the name of Carolyn E. and the late W. Gerald Blaney, two regional philanthropists.
The Blaneys made personal donations and provided numerous gifts over the years benefiting the education of hospital staff and significantly enhancing health care service delivery in Fayette County.
The Blaney family has long been ardent believers in the power of philanthropy and remains committed to the donation of time and service. Carolyn and her daughter Ruth Carter serve as active members of the Hospital’s Volunteer Auxiliary. Carolyn also serves as president of the Eberly Foundation and served as a trustee for the Eberly Family Charitable Trust.
Elouise and her late husband Robert E. Eberly are lauded as the single largest benefactors to Uniontown Hospital.
Together with the Eberly Family Foundation, the Eberly Family Charitable Trust and personal donations, they have donated more than $5 million in support of the growth and development of Uniontown Hospital and its service line partners.
As a result of Elouise’s support of the hospital’s renovation and expansion project in 2009, the Elouise R. and Robert E. Eberly Community Room was established to provide a meeting space for staff and community education. Their generous support and dedicated and visionary leadership have provided Fayette County with comprehensive, state-of-the-art healthcare services.
Although a couple of great influences, the Eberlys always showed genuine humility and deep concern for the welfare of others. In fact, Elouise volunteered for and served as a Board Member for the Auxiliary for more than 50 years and served as an Emeritus Trustee for the Hospital’s Board of Directors.
Local businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and former Fayette County commissioner, Joseph A. Hardy, III dedicated service and financial support to improving the quality of life for area residents.
Joe is the founder and CEO of 84 Lumber, the largest privately owned building materials supplier to professional contractors in the nation, and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, one of North America’s premier resort destinations.
Joe made the single largest donation to the Campaign for a Healthy Future in support of Uniontown Hospital’s major expansion projects.
Mr. Hardy has received numerous awards from the local community for his multi-million dollar donations in support of street and building improvements as well as the construction of green space in downtown Uniontown.
At Mr. Hardy’s request, his $1 million contribution was used to expand and renovate the hospital’s Emergency Department in honor of his personal friend and family physician Cataldo F. Corrado, MD. Dr. Corrado has practiced emergency medicine for 49 years at Uniontown Hospital.