RANSON, W.Va. – West Virginia University Hospitals-East Jefferson Memorial Hospital officials today hosted a dedication ceremony for the 50 acres of land that was acquired last October to be used for the future site of a new comprehensive medical campus in Jefferson County.
The property, located near 340 South in Charles Town, was owned by the Langlet family. Dr. Jules Langlet was a long time general practitioner on staff at Charles Town General Hospital and then Jefferson Memorial Hospital until his retirement.
According to Dr. Christina Coad, chief administrative officer at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, ten of the 50 acres of land was donated by the Langlet family to the Jefferson Health Care Foundation in support of Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
“We want to take this opportunity to properly acknowledge the generous support of the Langlet Family, and their contribution to the new medical campus in Jefferson County,” Coad said. “This donation symbolizes the Langlet’s continued support of the hospital and its mission to provide the best in health care services to area residents,” she added.
Members of the Langlet family were present to take part in the dedication ceremony including Dr. Jules Langlet, his wife Mary Lou Langlet, and their son Dr. Mark Langlet. The ceremony was held at the future medical campus site.