Haverford Businessman Honored for His Commitment to Others

Oct 25, 2010, 15:47 ET from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Gravina of Haverford, PA was honored by Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at a reception on Thursday, October 14 for his generous support of the College and its Healthcare Centers.

A trustee of the College since 2004, Mr. Gravina has a special passion for PCOM's Healthcare Centers. Located in economically challenged areas of the Philadelphia region, the Centers provide essential medical care for over 30,000 residents annually, mostly women and children. For four years, Mr. Gravina has chosen to devote his time and energy chairing the PCOM Golf Classic that directly benefits the Healthcare Centers -- raising nearly three-quarters of a million dollars. "I believe the business community should support these Centers because they are one of the most significant medical facilities in the communities they serve," stresses Mr. Gravina.

A highly successful businessman with more than 25 years of entrepreneurial success, community service and executive leadership, Mr. Gravina is Executive Chairman and Co-founder, GPX Enterprises, L.P. and its Affiliates. In addition to his leadership of the PCOM Golf Classic, Mr. Gravina also generously supports the College's unrestricted annual fund.

Mr. Gravina is active in other fundraising efforts that benefit worthwhile causes including the United Way, Special Olympics, American Cancer Society and Junior Achievement. GPX Enterprises currently dedicates its resources to more than 20 other organizations nationally.

SOURCE Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine