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Community Howard Regional Health Foundation

Foundation special events

8th Annual Celebration of Hope
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Community Howard Regional Health Foundation and the Community Oncology Center host this annual event as an opportunity to share the experiences, strength and hope of those whose lives have been touched by cancer. This year’s Celebration of Hope will be held on Tuesday, September 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a brief program at 6 p.m. The Celebration of Hope takes place at the Community Oncology Center on the Community Howard Regional Health Campus.

Enjoy an assortment of hors d'oeuvres and beverages throughout the evening. Tickets are $35 each and include a beautiful glass butterfly crafted by Kokomo Opalescent Glass and can include a memorial card honoring a loved one. Butterflies will be displayed in the atrium lobby. This event is sponsored by Salin Bank.

For more information, please contact the Foundation office at 765.453.8458.

12th Annual Community Howard Regional Health Foundation Golf Outing
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The Community Howard Regional Health Foundation’s 12th annual golf outing will be held at Chippendale Golf Course on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The money raised will help the Foundation to provide equipment, health education and training, and patient assistance in our community. Support the Community Howard Regional Health Foundation by participating in this great golf event. You can help deserving patients receive the exceptional quality, patient-centered care at Community Howard Regional Health and have a great time, too!

Schedule of events

  • Registration and driving range 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Lunch provided by PASTArrific 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • $10,000 cash prize hole-in-one contest 1 to 6 p.m. 
  • Shotgun start (captain’s choice) 1 pm

Sponsors

Tournament Sponsor: Turner Construction Company 

Eagle Sponsors: Salin Bank, Solidarity Community Federal Credit Union, Vintage Archonics 

Corporate Sponsors: Community Howard Regional Health, Hoosier AM/FM Radio, Quality Plumbing & Heating 

Hole-In-One Sponsor: McCaw & Associates / Merrill Lynch 

Lunch Sponsor: PASTArrific Italian Restaurant 

Beverage Sponsor: Mid America Beverage 

Beverage Station Sponsors: Community Surgery Center Howard, IMC Credit Services, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance - Alan Girton, Kone Elevators, Security Federal Savings Bank, Summit Radiology PC, The Productive Assistant 

Hole Sponsors: Ameriprise Financial - Gene Kostrewa & Associates, Beckley Office Equipment, Bucheri McCarty & Metz LLP, Burkhart Advertising - Greg Griswold, Community First Bank, Community Howard Specialty Hospital, First Bank of Berne, Hayes Brothers General Contractors, Haynes Community FCU, Ice Miller, IMC Credit Services, Ivy Tech Community College, J & J Electric of Indiana, Kelly Services, Kokomo Chapter Indiana Black Expo, Kokomo Perspective, Pratap Gohil, D.P.M., ProCLAD, Shearer Printing & Office Solutions, Wendy’s of Kokomo, Wildman Business Group, Windmill Grill/Elite Banquet & Conference Center 

Contributors & Participants: Coca Cola and Young’s Culligan

For more information, please contact the Foundation office at 765.453.8458.

2013 Annual Employee Campaign “Team Community Howard”

Community Howard employees are an integral part of the Community Howard Regional Health team. As with all teams, in order to make the team work better for everyone, they must give something to it and receive something from it. The respect of people in the community and the opportunity to make a difference to our patients are just a couple of the benefits they get from being part of our team. Hard work, dedication and caring are some of the many things you give. The Foundation plays a role in this give and receive, too. As we have in the past, we will continue to provide financial support for the entire Community Howard team.

Every dollar you contribute stays right here in this community...

…employees helping employees in need.
The Employees Helping Employees fund has helped over 14 employees in need over the past year. Funds have been used to pay for utilities, insurance and even groceries.

…helping the community by providing funds for new equipment and programs.
The Foundation provided over $68,000 in funds for new equipment this past year. A few examples include: NEO-Tee Infant Resuscitators for the Birthing Center; Shelving units for Food & Nutrition; Recumbent Bike & AQQUA Active Bike for Replay; V60 BiPap Machine for Respiratory Therapy; Zoll Auto Pulse System for the Emergency Department; and ballistics vests for the Ambulance Department.

…helping uninsured patients get treatment and support they can’t afford.
Approximately 300 patients received assistance for prescriptions, cab rides and other needs through the patient assistance funds at the Foundation.

…helping hospital employees obtain critical certifications and education support.
Twenty employees received training, certifications or attended conferences this past year for approximately $15,000 through the Robert F. Miller Continuing Education Grant.

Ways to contribute

There are FIVE easy ways to make a gift or a pledge to the Foundation, including the gift of PTO. Here are a few items to consider as you fill out your pledge card:

  • PTO donations are always accepted. For those individuals who have reached the maximum 320 PTO hours, please consider donating some of those hours to bring your balance down.
  • Please do not forget the 1-Hour Club. By donating 1 hour of your pay per month, you will receive an extra entry into the Team Community drawing as well as a free Community Howard Regional Health Foundation polo shirt (and a duffle bag if total is least $1,000). You will also be entered into monthly drawings for great prizes!

Please complete this pledge form today and send it via interoffice mail to the Foundation. Please contact the Foundation office at 765.453.8458 with any questions. Thank you for being a part of Team Community. Together we can continue to improve the quality and availability of healthcare provided to all persons served by Community Howard Regional Health!

Our awards

  • Top 10 Indiana Cardiology Hospitals
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI
  • HealthGrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Proud sponsors

Health and wellness shopping

  • Home Health Medical online store for medical supplies and equipment
  • Wellspring Pharmacy
  • FigLeaf Boutique
  • Jasmine gift shop