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YOU.WE.US. January 31, 2016


Our journey begins with YOU... this issue: Meet the new CEO P.1 YOU.WE.US. P.2 Major Gifts / Fund Facts P.3 Thank You! P.4

Meet The Board:

A new journey begins A new day dawns at Phelps County Regional Medical Center as Mr. Edward J. Clayton (pictured above left) takes the helm as the new CEO. He began his tenure with PCRMC in 2001 and accepted the position of CEO effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Ted E. Day (pictured above right) also assumes a new role on the Phelps Regional Health Care Foundation Board as President. Mr. Day has served on the Foundation board in various capacities for years, and now lends his expertise in this new role. Please help us welcome Mr. Clayton and Mr. Day as we as we journey together toward

Foundation Staff:

even greater community health!

Mr. Edward Clayton and Dr. Delbert Day

Ted Day - President Walt Branson - Vice President Sammy Auxier - Treasurer Patricia Leaders - Secretary Edward Clayton - Ex-Officio Lorrie Hartley - Ex-Officio Linda Mitchell - Ex-Officio Dr. Leroy Wombold - Ex-Officio Keri Heavin - Ex-Officio Cindy Beger Candace Connell Dr. Christopher Spencer Ollie Jackson Rep. Steven Lynch Amy Meadows

Lorrie Hartley, CFRE Executive Director Donia Camarena, CFRE Major Gift Officer Brittany Farmer Database Manager Steve Lynch, Jr. Major Gift Officer Zach Woolsey Major Gift Officer, Grants Ted and Kim Day

YOU.WE.US It generously begins with YOU. The YOU.WE.US. Campaign is a group effort to keep the people of our community healthy and happy. The campaign, as showcased in the 2014 Annual Report (available on our website,, updated donors on the health of the organization and the impact their investment makes in the community. There are so many ways WE hope to help YOU change and save lives in our community, while also improving the quality of healthcare available to all of US. Brenna Heavin making cupcakes to raise money for the Joy of Caring Cancer Fund.

Abbie Darnell Mobility Fund supports patients




movement or nerve functions through Bioness therapy.

Baby Steps Fund offers new parent support, breast feeding essentials to working mothers, and fetal demise bereavement services.

Heart-2-Heart Fund offers free hearthealth



materials, and cardiac rehabilitation assistance.





support to qualified Hospice patients and their families for assistance with prescription



bills, food supplements, and other needs.

Breast Center Mammography Fund offers lifesaving mammograms and additional services, if needed, at no cost for women who financially qualify.

Jay Crump, D.O. Memorial Fund provides for the needs of the Emergency Department at PCRMC.

Joy of Caring Cancer Fund provides Delbert Day Cancer Institute provides



comprehensive, coordinated, compas-

patients who may have difficulty

sionate and cutting edge cancer care.





cancer activities

because of their cancer diagnosis. Enhancing Nursing Excellence Fund

Patient Transportation Program pur-

provides our nurses with the tools

chases and maintains vans to support

needed (equipment, education, tech-

the program which provides trans-

nology) to improve the quality of care

portation to patients to and from

and health outcomes for our patients.

PCRMC within a 30-mile radius.

Greatest Needs Fund supplements

Pediatric Dental Fund helps support

existing funds, supports capital priori-


ties of PCRMC, and helps patients in

associated with providing dental care

need that are not covered by another

to area youth between the ages of


one and eighteen.




YOU.WE.US. Major Gifts make a major impact Major Gifts (gifts $10,000 or above) play a


critical role in fulfilling many community

implementation of a new parking structure


from the Economic Development Agency.


This past year, the Foundation over








include a new Linear Accelerator for the DDCI,



Funding priorities for major gifts

donations or pledges from the community and an additional $3.2 million in multi-year







PCRMC’s community health

These contributions fund projects like the


Delbert Day Cancer Institute, which will

transportation, as well as others. The

allow PCRMC to care for an additional 520

Foundation is grateful to donors like YOU

patients a year. Other projects have


included a $500,000 grant from the

community WE serve! Thank you!






Dr. Makos presenting at the 2015 Heart-2-Heart Luncheon








FundFacts: Because of you... 154 patients were helped through the Heart-2-Heart Fund in 2015 at a cost of $23,783.84. You helped pay a month of utilities for one of our nurse aides whose husband was in Intensive Care Unit. Your donation helped purchase mastectomy garments for 25 local women.

A $500 gift card was given to a family who had a 10-year old son receiving treatments at St. Jude’s. This helped them cover expenses while traveling back and forth to appointments.

You helped purchase a month of oxygen for a woman recovering from pneumonia. 20 babies received new car seats. Because of you, the Greatest Need Fund was able to help a young man purchase the prescription medication needed to shrink his brain tumor.

Butterfly released at the Phelps Regional Homecare 1st Annual Butterfly Release

Thank you!

Troy and Ann Gaddy, recipients of NASCAR tickets compliments of Ford Motor Company, Sakelaris Ford , and the Phelps Regional Health Care Foundation Joy of Caring Cancer Fund.

Upcoming Events: February 20, 2016 2016 Cancer Gala “Ticket to Ride” Havener Center June 6, 2016 2016 Annual Golf Tournament, Oak Meadow Country Club TBD Donor Stewardship Event L-R: Dr. Christopher Spencer, Patricia Leaders, Rep. Steven Lynch, Edward Clayton, Walt Branson, Candace Connell, Ted Day, Sammy Auxier, Keri Heavin, Lorrie Hartley, Ollie Jackson

The incredible support from our philanthropic partners - our region’s businesses, private donors and charitable organizations - has helped our Foundation grow and better assist Phelps County Regional Medical Center in meeting the needs of our community. But we still have a long way to go and appreciate your continued support as we work to make world-class healthcare possible right here at home.

October 2016 Employee Giving Campaign December 2, 2016 Heart-2-Heart Luncheon Matt’s Steakhouse

Thank you for being here for US. Whether YOU come to us for pediatrics, cancer treatment, hospice care or other needs, WE will be here to support you. As we look to the future, we know exciting, innovative things are possible with your continued partnership. L-R: Robert Hartley, Donia Camarena, Frank Lazzaro, Ted Day, and Dr. Christopher Spencer - Team Duck Dynasty at 2016 Board Retreat.

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