"PRMC FOUNDATION SUPPORT EXCEEDS $844,000"
December 18, 2014
KERRVILLE - - Peterson Regional Medical Center (PRMC) leaders were presented a check for $844,032.52 from the PRMC Foundation Board for the grants made to and direct gifts raised for PRMC this past fiscal year.
Edgar Wallace, President of the PRMC Foundation Board said, "We are extremely proud that the Foundation Board has been able to make grants of more than $793,783.76 and raise direct gifts to support Peterson Regional Medical Center of $50,248.76. These grants reflect the generosity of our family, friends and neighbors in the Hill Country and the hard work and dedication of our volunteer foundation board, committees and PRMC volunteers."
Grants and funds have been received from the New Building Fund ($313,900), for advancement of Women's Services ($146,919.16), support of the state of the art da Vinci ® Robotic Surgical Program ($90,400), Capital Equipment ($103,770.14), Nursing Scholarships ($30,000), unrestricted/greatest need ($100,000) and other projects ($8,794.46) such as Peterson Hospice, Bridging the Gap, the Blessing Fund, and the SANE Unit. All of these grants were made possible as a result of hundreds of donations from individuals, businesses, organizations, and foundations from across our local and regional Hill Country community.
Gloria Olsen, Chair of the PRMC Board of Directors stated, "Peterson Regional Medical Center, as an independent non-profit community hospital, relies on strong support from the people it serves. The financial support provided by PRMC Foundation is a significant sign of community support. These dollars help our community medical center provide excellent up-to-date health care. Our employees, professional staff and volunteers rely on these generous donations to purchase equipment and to improve the skills of our employees. The Board of Directors of the medical center is very grateful!"
Reflecting on the gifts, Pat Murray, President & CEO of PRMC notes, "The value of our local healthcare community is strengthened through these gifts. We are extremely grateful to each person who has supported us in nurturing and expanding clinical services and assisting in the education of future caregivers. Being able to provide state-of-the-art capital equipment, new technology and scholarship support for students pursuing health careers are only possible through the foresight and commitment of area residents";
If you are interested in making an online gift, please go to www.petersonpioneers.org. To learn more about estate and planned gift options, please go to www.petersonheritage.org.
From Left to Right, PRMC Hospital Board of Directors and PRMC Foundation Board of Directors are:
(Front: Kathy Camp Casper, Missy Pevehouse Hoelscher, Gloria Olsen, Edgar Wallace, Jim Wilson, Sarah Fontenot, Back: Diane Green, Milton Dare, Ed Warren, John Miller, Frank Maresh, Glenn Andrew, Sonny Baldwin, Cecil Atkission, Mike Baumann, Pat Murray, Curg Starkey, John Rogers)
For more information contact:
Milton L. Dare, FACHE, Director of Development
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