A.C.N.M. Foundation Celebrates 50 Years!

New York, 1967 – 5 visionary founders, including Kitty Ernst, CNM, MPH, FACNM, Ruth Lubic, CNM, EdD, FACNM, and her husband, William ‘Bill’ Lubic, incorporated the A.C.N.M. Foundation. Assisting them was Bill’s law partner, and late husband of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Martin “Marty” Ginsburg.

On May 23, 2017, the A.C.N.M. Foundation will celebrate its 50th anniversary to honor its founders and celebrate a half-century of global philanthropic efforts. Countless midwives, many of whom have benefited from or supported the foundation’s efforts, are thrilled to join in the festivities. All are invited and encouraged to attend this once-in-a lifetime experience!

Join The Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations:

  • Your Foundation: 50 Years of Global Impact | Featuring Guest Speaker Charles ‘Chic’ Dambach, MBA – Nationally Recognized Leader in Nonprofit Governance, 2017 Nobel Peace Prize nominee and author of the 2010 memoir:  “Exhaust the Limits: Life and Times of a Global Peacemaker” with an introduction by Lisa Paine, CNM, DrPH, FACNM, Foundation CEO and Jo-Anna Rorie, CNM, PhD, FACNM, Mistress of Ceremonies, 50th Anniversary Celebration 

  • Foundation Founder’s Hall of Fame |2-hour event to honor our founders and significant contributors to the Foundation’s history, with Guest Moderators, Charles ‘Chic’ Dambach, MBA and Timothy Johnson, Jr., MD, FACOG, Trustee and 2011 Hellman Awardee. Special Guests will also include founders Ruth and Bill Lubic and Kitty Ernst, as well as Marty Ginsburg’s son James Ginsburg, among other historical contributors. Don’t miss this historical event with a room full of Foundation Superstars

  • 50th Birthday Bash – Tuesday, May 23rd 8-10 PM | The A.C.N.M. Foundation will top off its 50th Anniversary Celebration Day with a fun-filled Birthday Bash, a fundraiser for meeting attendees of all ages, complete with birthday games, cake, coffee/tea, cash bar, photo booth and live music by Chicago’s renowned Michael Walters Trio. Stay for the evening or stop by to show your support and take away a 4×6 photo and digital print of you and your friends at our special 50th Birthday photo booth.  Don’t miss this fantastic celebration, as we dance the night away with PLENTY of birthday party surprises! Tickets: $50. Student tickets: $25. Tax-deductible donation.  Sponsor a student’s attendance at the Funraiser by making a $25 donation at the ACNM Registration Desk or the Foundation’s Exhibit Hall booth (#817). 

Join us on May 23, 2017 to launch the A.C.N.M. Foundation’s next half century, and to recognize its limitless potential as a charitable nonprofit with dual purposes as a public charity and as a supporting organization to ACNM!