FOUNDATION NEWS

  

SID AND LORETTA JOBS DONATE $3,000 TO ENDURING HOPE CAMPAIGN WITH NAMING OF WEST PARKING LOT


 SID AND LORETTA JOBS
SID AND LORETTA JOBS WEST PARKING LOT

Sid and Loretta Jobs of Murray have presented a donation of $3,000 to the Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in support of the Enduring Hope Campaign for the building of a new Regional Cancer Center.  The $3,000 is a commitment for the naming of the West Parking lot at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. There are multiple parking lot naming opportunities available for anyone interested.

The Enduring Hope campaign has been launched to raise money for a new $12 million Regional Cancer Center which will bring the oncologists, social workers, pharmacy, and infusion area under one roof. The centerpiece of the new Regional Cancer Center’s equipment will be a state-of-the-art linear accelerator that can deliver stereotactic radiation therapy.

For more information on how you can support the building of a new Regional Cancer Center in Murray, or for naming opportunities please contact Keith Travis, Chief Philanthropy Officer at 270.227.0253.

Pictured above, left to right: Keith Travis Chief Philanthropy Officer with Sid and Loretta Jobs.



THE FOUNDATION AT MCCH & IMES FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY PARTNER TO PRESENT A FREE COMMUNITY SEMINAR AND LUNCHEON ON END OF LIFE PLANNING


The Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital is collaborating with Imes Funeral Home & Crematory to host a FREE community seminar and luncheon on end of life planning.  

The seminar, Starting the Conversation will take place on Thursday, September 12 at 10 am at the Weaks Senior Citizen Center. A FREE lunch will be provided to all attendees at 11:30 am.

There will be several guest speakers on site to answer questions and topics will include the following:

 • Introduction of Starting the Conversation – Kerry Lambert, Chaplain at MCCH
 • Wills & Trusts – Greg Taylor, Lawyer
 • Medicaid – Alison Riley, Representative
 • Hospice – Charlotte Rhodes, MCCH Hospice
 • Funeral & Cremation Pre-planning – Matt & Wendy Imes, Imes Funeral Home & Crematory

Each participant will receive also receive a FREE booklet, as well as, be eligible for door prizes.

For more information or to RSVP and reserve a FREE lunch, call Matt or Wendy at Imes Funeral Home & Crematory at 270.753.7000, the Weaks Senior Citizen Center at 270.753.0929 or email marketing@murrayhospital.org.


The Foundation and Imes Funeral home host an end of life seminar




STRAWBERRY HILLS AND WALTER’S PHARMACY DONATE $25,000 TO ENDURING HOPE CAMPAIGN


STRAWBERRY HILLS AND WALTER’S PHARMACY DONATE $25,000 TO ENDURING HOPE CAMPAIGN

Strawberry Hills and Walter’s Pharmacy has presented a donation of $25,000 to the Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in support of the Enduring Hope Campaign for the building of a new Regional Cancer Center.  The $25,000 is a commitment for the naming of South Tower Lobby.

“Having the support of our local businesses and pharmacies is a great example of the community working together to build a new cancer center for patients in our region,” said Keith Travis, CPO.

The Enduring Hope campaign has been launched to raise money for a new $12 million Regional Cancer Center which will bring the oncologists, social workers, pharmacy, and infusion area under one roof. The centerpiece of the new Regional Cancer Center’s equipment will be a state-of-the-art linear accelerator that can deliver stereotactic radiation therapy.

For more information on how you can support the building of a new Regional Cancer Center in Murray, please contact Keith Travis, Chief Philanthropy Officer at 270.227.0253.

Pictured above, left to right: Keith Travis Chief Philanthropy Officer, Jerry Penner, CEO, Leigh Dowdy, Sales and Marketing Director, Donna Herndon, Enduring Hope Campaign Chair, Daniel Jones, Owner and PharmD, and Ken Winters, MCCH Board Member. Not Pictured: Staci Overby, Owner and R.Ph


THE HOWARD D. HAPPY COMPANY DONATES SECURE LOCKERS FOR GUEST USE IN GERIATRIC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT


THE HOWARD D. HAPPY COMPANY DONATES SECURE LOCKERS FOR GUEST USE IN GERIATRIC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT

The Howard D. Happy Company recently donated secure lockers to The Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital for guest use in the hospital’s Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit. The secure lockers will allow guest of the Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit to securely store personal belongings while visiting the unit and promote patient safety inside the unit.  

The Howard D. Happy Company is long term equipment supplier of MCCH, as well as a philanthropic partner to the The Foundation. The Foundation at MCCH secures donors in many capacities to improve the care and experience of patients and guests throughout the facility.

“We are proud to support The Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital,” said Howard Cochran, Owner of The Howard D. Happy Company. “The foundation plays an important role in this community and we are honored to help in any way we can,” Cochran continued.

The Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit at Murray-Calloway County Hospital is a 12 bed unit that opened in September 2017. The unit is one of the five geriatric facilities serving the West Kentucky region. For more information on the Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit at MCCH or giving opportunities through The Foundation, contact Keith Travis, Chief Philanthropy Officer, at 270.762.1908.

Pictured above left to right: Jeremy Bell, Howard D. Happy, Melanie Parham, Geriatric Behavioral Health Program Director, and Jon Mercado, Foundation Operations Specialist



The Drive to Endure

The Drive to Endure


The Foundation department has received a shipment of “The Drive to Endure” yard signs from our Half Marathon sponsor David Taylor Chrysler. These signs will be popping up all over town in support of our Enduring Hope campaign and the upcoming half marathon and 5k this fall.


Stop by the Foundation offices and pick yours up today for just $10 and join the cause! Profits go to support the new Regional Cancer Center coming to MCCH.

Please send us a photo of your sign and the location to be added to our Facebook page in support of Enduring Hope!!!

Photos can be emailed to: ktravis@murrayhospital.org