The mission of the Community Howard Regional Health Foundation is to improve the quality and availability of healthcare provided to all persons served by Community Howard Regional Health.
For more information about the Community Howard Regional Health Foundation, please e-mail reastman@eCommunity.com.
Organizational history and profile
In May 1956, the Howard County Commissioners appointed a Board of Trustees for “the new hospital in Howard County.” Named to this new board of Trustees to represent four fields of community life were: William B. McFerrin, president of the Haynes Stellite Co., representing industry; Carl Tyner, farmer, representing agriculture; Walter Bennett, international representative of the Metal Polishers, Buffers, Platers and Helpers (AFL) a representative of labor; and Gene Pickett, a partner in the Mast and Pickett Funeral Home, Greentown, the business representative. These gentlemen, along with L.M. Lacey, Jr., promptly formed the Howard Community Hospital Foundation. Read more >>