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Posted by Randy on 2013/9/18 6:19:58 (291 reads) News by the same author

New board members were welcomed, updates presented on upcoming events, and long range strategic planning were all items of business conducted by the Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Board on Tuesday evening.

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Board President Tom Eads presided the meeting and welcomed newly elected board members Dan Wilford of Laredo and Natha McAllister of Jamesport.

Board member Cara McClellan reported on the progress of the second annual Wright Run
5k/10k run and walk event planning. Mrs. McClellan indicated that the run will be held on Saturday morning, October 5 with race day registration beginning at 7 a.m. and the race starting at 8 a.m. at the Old WMH Medical Office Building in Trenton on East First Street in Trenton. She reminded participants of a $25 donation per person to participate which includes the event t-shirt and other giveaways. New features include the hiring of a timing company and a massage therapist to benefit the runners and walkers. Those that are pre-registered can pick up their shirt and packet on Friday, October 4 from 4 - 7 p.m. at Trenton Hy-Vee Food Store.

WMH Foundation Development Officer Matt Osterthun gave a report on the breast cancer awareness effort that’s to be kicked off on Tuesday, September 24 at 11:30 a.m. at C.F. Russell Stadium in Trenton. He indicated a short program, a balloon launch, and pink refreshments will be the focus of the 20-minute free event. Persons wanting to honor a cancer survivor or remember a loved one who has passed away due to breast cancer are encouraged to attend. Hometown Pharmacy of Trenton is a co-sponsor of the event.

Osterthun also gave an update on the walking trail and memorial garden project which is still being held up due to formal announcement of a grant administered by the Foundation to the Department of Natural Resources. Reports were also given on the sale of bricks, tiles, benches, and sitting areas for the walking trail and memorial garden.

Members participated in a strategic planning with an emphasis on providing more monies to fund needed hospital equipment and technology for Wright Memorial. Osterthun indicated the constant need for equipment replacement and purchase continues to grow of importance as the health care environment changes.

WMH CEO Gary Jordan reported the financials of the hospital along with updates on physician recruitment.

The next meeting of the Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors is scheduled for December 3rd.

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