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In This Issue Letter from Foundation Leadership

Meet our board and committee members. . . . . . . 2

25th Annual Western States Burn Center Golf Classic Raises Over $72,000

NCMC Foundation Highlights Through the Years

2015 Grants and Scholarships Awarded

Celebrating success and the people who made it happen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Murphy Family Dedication Ceremony

Family gathers to honor the late Jacqueline L . Murphy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Kosmicki Plays Major Role as a Volunteer

Longtime volunteer Kay Kosmicki. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Recognize Your Child, Impact Nursing Education

Star is Born donor wall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

NCMC Employees Make a Difference!

Better Together Campaign raises over $97,000. . . 12

NCMC Foundation 40 Club

Club engages young community leaders . . . . . . . 13

Greeley Stampede Supports NCMC Breast Center

Committee presents NCMC Foundation with check for $7,548 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

North Colorado Medical Center Foundation 1801 16th Street | Greeley, CO 80631 Ph: 970.356.9020 | Fax: 970.810.6723 ncmc.foundation@bannerhealth.com Visit our website www.ncmcfoundation.org

Nearly $1,000,000 raised over time. . . . . . . . . . . 14 Lifesaving and life changing programs funded. . . . 19

Board Member Profile

Dr. Marcus Reinhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Frank Stepp, Sr. Vice President, Thompson & Associates

Estate planning expert offers services . . . . . . . . . 21

Montera to Be Honored as 2016 NCMC Foundation Legacy Award Recipient

Rick Montera to receive award at the 27th Annual NCMC Foundation Gala. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Banner Paramedics Raise Funds to Support NCMC Cancer Institute

Celebration Committee presents check. . . . . . . . 23

NCMC Foundation Scholarships

$90,000 awarded annually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Poudre Valley REA Raises Funds to Support Western States Burn Center

First Annual Poudre Valley REA Golf Tournament. . . . 25

The North Colorado Medical Center Foundation promotes philanthropy to enhance and ensure the health and well being of the people in our region.

2015 NCMC Foundation Board of Directors Front row from left to right: Masoud Shirazi, Rose Stoller, Jean Morrell, Sally Warde, Al Dominguez-NCMC, Inc. Board Chair. Top row from left to right: Benjamin George, MD, Chris Kiser-Foundation President, John Haefeli, Steve Baker, Peter Martin, Tim Brynteson, John Dollarhide, Curtis Crylen, MD. Not pictured: Ray Cullen, Ryan Kamada, Royal Lovell-Board Chair, Marcus Reinhardt, MD, Rick Sutton-CEO Banner NOCO, Stephanie Torrez.


Letter from Foundation Leadership 600 new cases of adult cancers are treated each year at NCMC.

What will you give thanks for this holiday season? As the end

of 2015 approaches, we reflect upon what has been accomplished at North Colorado Medical Center Foundation. There is clearly a great deal for which we are thankful. However, the generosity of our many donors is at the top of our list. Our region’s healthcare needs have evolved considerably since the hospital was founded in 1908, and North Colorado Medical Center has been the driving force. We’ve grown to become a nationally-recognized health system with a broad spectrum of specialized programs—including signature services like the North Colorado Medical Center Cancer Institute, the regionally acclaimed CardioVascular Institute, and the Monfort Family Birth Center.

Chris Kiser Foundation President

The North Colorado Medical Center Cancer Institute expansion and renovation project is a critically important step for the Banner Health cancer program in northern Colorado. The Cancer Institute was designed and built as a remodel and new construction project in 2004. The current space and equipment is in need of expansion and upgrades to remain current with technology and to support the growth of Banner Health oncology providers. Ultimately, the new technology will enable the NCMC Cancer Institute to continue to provide quality, compassionate patient care that encompasses the medical, physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients accessing cancer care – right here at home in Greeley.

So much has been accomplished with the Since the North Colorado Medical help of our generous donors. Yet, there is Center Foundation was founded in much more work to be done as we look 1975, over $50 million has been towards the future. As a private, nonprofit raised through the generosity of our medical center, we need your continued Royal Lovell donors. As a result, Weld County partnership to make it happen. That’s why Chairman of the Board residents can rely on the finest medical I hope you will consider making a gift to care at North Colorado Medical Center. the NCMC Cancer Institute campaign. The generous support of people like you has been Please use the return envelope in this magazine for instrumental in making it all possible—thank you! your tax-deductible gift. Once again, we are appealing to our donors for From all of us at North Colorado Medical Center support of an important initiative. The North Colorado Foundation, we wish you and your loved ones a happy, Medical Center Foundation has launched a $2 healthy holiday season. million fundraising campaign as part of a $10 million renovation, expansion and technological upgrade Chris Kiser project for the NCMC Cancer Institute.

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A sobering statistic indicates that one of every two men, and one of every three women will deal with some form of cancer in their lifetime. Approximately

Royal Lovell Chairman of the Board

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The year 2015 marked the Foundation’s 40th birthday. It’s incredible how many people have been involved through the years, giving time, effort and financial support to create vital programs and support quality healthcare in our community. Their hard work has gotten us where we are today. As we wrap up the year, take a photo journey through the ages, starting from our beginnings in 1975.

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Dawn of a New Era Campaign Thanks to Campaign Chair Norman Dean, the Foundation raised more than $2 million for healthcare services.

1977 Weld County General Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, ca. 1977. Front row (L-R): Wendell Fuller, Sylvia Webster, Edwin Lesh, Jr. Back row (L-R): Robert Ruyle, Edwin Boos, Edgar (Lefty) Bartels and “Dawn of a New Era” Campaign Chairman, Norman Dean.

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Richard Stenner Activates Foundation Weld County General Hospital (pre-NCMC) administrator Richard Stenner had the foresight to start an independent nonprofit that would support the hospital. He charged his associate, Wendell Fuller, with the task, and in February 1975 the Foundation was approved by the county commissioners, with Kent Reitz as its first president.

Board members, Dr. Jerry Weil (on the left) and Dick Boettcher (on the right), meet with Royce Clark and Florence Winograd, ca. 1978.

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Foundation Board Member, William Allnutt, (right forefront) attends the ribbon cutting ceremony in 1982 to celebrate the opening of the expanded radiology, laboratory and blood donor services at NCMC. photo courtesy of the NCMC Archives

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Board of Directors seated (L-R) Sylvia Webster and Tate Todd. Standing (L-R) John Houtchens, Walter Bain, Lawrence Menefee, Edgar (Lefty) Bartels, Dave Royer and Edwin Lesh, Jr. in 1985.

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NCMC Foundation Staff Members in 1993 (L-R) Sharon Crawford, Donna Benson, Jan Adamson, Bob Francella, Lisa Malpeide, Julie Hrenko and Gary Schrenk.

Foundation Experiences Growth The 90’s was a time of great growth for the Foundation, going from $2.1 million to $14.3 million in assets. During this time The Monfort Family Birth Center and the Monfort Children’s Clinic were created.

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Setting the Course in Healthcare Campaign & the Children’s Clinic Campaign Richard Boettcher led the Setting the Course campaign that generated $4.3 million in support, including a generous gift from Ken and Myra Monfort who gave much support through the years. The Children’s Clinic campaign chaired by Dr. Richard Kemme raised more than $6 million to provide medical care to the children in our community through the Monfort Children’s Clinic.

1993 Standing (L-R) Nick Francis, David Wall; seated (L-R) John Stugart and Board Member Joel Rothman at the 1993 Burn Golf Tournament. The 2015 Western States Burn Center Golf Classic marked the event’s 25th consecutive year.

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Chaplaincy Campaign Joel and Joyce Rothman chaired this campaign that raised more than $1.7 million to support hospital chaplains and create an endowment.

1997 Board members Andrea Wilson, Richard Boettcher, Masoud Shirazi, Kay Kosmicki, Dr. Donald Cook, Dr. Richard Kemme and Mike Shoop celebrate the opening of the Monfort Children’s Clinic in 1997.

1999 Board Member Ken Schultz, Bill Ramaglia, Bill Bonner and Don Edick at the 1999 Air Life of Greeley Golf Tournament, now known as North Colorado Med Evac. The 2015 Tournament marked the 33rd consecutive year of the fundraiser.

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1998 Board member Masoud Shirazi steers the ship at the 1998 President’s Circle Dinner.

Board of Directors (L-R) Richard Boettcher, Mary Lou Whisenand, Dr. Jerry Weil, Ted Warner, Tom Flanagan, Gary Schrenk, Masoud Shirazi, Ken Schultz, Tim Thissen, Juan Cruz, Dr. Richard Kemme, Scott Thomas, Andrew Romero, Kay Kosmicki, Janice Ranson and Mike Shoop at the Monfort Children’s Clinic in 2000.

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2000 Board members Kay Kosmicki and Kris Bensler at the First Steps Cabaret in 2000.

2000 Board member Ron Norby and his wife Vicki, along with current Board member Ray Cullen and his wife Tracy, at the First Steps Cabaret in 2000.

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Family Gifts Make a Difference

2001 Board member Dr. Don Cook and his wife Elsie at the “25 Years of Magic” President’s Circle Dinner in 2001 held at the Union Colony Civic Center.

Board of Directors, front row (L-R) Janice Ranson, Ted Warner, Juan Cruz, Masoud Shirazi, Kay Kosmicki, Kris Bensler, Jon Sewell. Back row (L-R) John Kammeier, Tim Thissen, Dr. Jerry Weil, Ken Schultz, Dr. Don Cook, Gary Schrenk, Mary Lou Whisenand, Mike Shoop and Larry Wood at North Colorado Medical Center in 2003.

This decade brought new programs to the Foundation, thanks to generous families. Will and Anne Rothman provided the lead gift for the Will Rothman Family Chaplaincy Program (see highlight). The Monfort Family Foundation provided the lead gift for the Monfort Children’s Clinic. Mildred S. Hansen gifted $1.5 million to fund nursing scholarships and Curtis Strong gave $2.15 million—the largest single gift in the Foundation’s history—to fund the Curtis Strong Eye Fund which created the Curtis Strong Center for the Visually Impaired and provides funding for a number of vision related programs.

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Board members Anne Wenaas, Colleen Carrico, Sandy Helgeson and Kay Kosmicki, along with NCMC, Inc. Board member Vicki Wilson, (far right) accompany former Foundation President, John Smith (back row) on the Community Education Program tour in 2008.

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Specialty Care Centers Expanded We’re fortunate as a Foundation to have such tremendous support that allows us to offer significant aid for specialty health centers. This period welcomed the CardioVascular Institute to NCMC and saw the expansion of the Western States Burn Center, Monfort Family Birth Center, the hospital’s emergency and surgical departments, the building of the chapel and more recently, the expansion of the Cancer Institute.

2012 Board of Directors, front row (L-R) Jean Morrell, Colleen Carrico, Rose Stoller, Sally Warde. Back row (L-R) Steve Baker, John Haefeli, Royal Lovell, John Dollarhide, Tim Brynteson, Dr. Curtis Crylen, Dr. Marcus Reinhardt, Masoud Shirazi, Rick Sutton, Mike Shoop, Tim Thissen and Chris Kiser at North Colorado Medical Center in 2012.

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Mike Shoop and the committee raised $5 million to build a 300,000-square-foot addition to NCMC.

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Board Members | 1975 - Present William Allnutt Malcom Anderson Harry Andrews Bill Ankeney Charles Archibeque Stephanie Arries Walter Bain Steven Baker Edger “Lefty” Bartels Chris Bateman Lee Baumann Kris Bensler Donna Benson Robert Bischoff Richard Boettcher Edwin Boos Frank Booth Philip Bowles Sheldon Brooks Louise Brown Henry Brunner Timothy Brynteson Colleen Carrico Robert Cash Ronald Clark Don Cook Franklin Cordell Juan Cruz Curtis Crylen Ray Cullen Donald Cummins William Deason Gary DeFrange John Dollarhide Al Dominguez G. Kay Drake Lydia Dunbar Phyllis Eaton Nancy Eisenman Nicki Elsberry Bryan Ericson Bud Etherton William Farr

Richard Feldhus Thomas Flanagan Eldon Foster Wendell Fuller Bill Gearheart Benjamin George Becky Gilbert Karl Gills J. Angel Gomez Francisco Gonzalez Conrad Greicar Tom Grippen Sanjay Gupta John Haefeli Mildred Hansen William Hartman Chester Hays Sandra Helgeson William Horner Paul Hoshiko John Houtchens William Humphries Robert Husman J. Edgar Husted Jeff Johnson Roger Johnson Robert Kahn Ryan Kamada John Kammeier Ida Karowsky Douglas Kemme Richard Kemme Elaine Kirby Chris Kiser Gary Kloberdanz Meshelle Kolanz Kay Kosmicki P. DeWayne Krause Charles Kurtz Vicki Leal Edwin Lesh Kathleen Littler Alan Lord

Royal Lovell Dennis Lower William Mangum Lucille Mantelli Peter Martin Michael McClure Jack Meakins Larry Menefee Caroline Mills Chris Monfort Kaye Monfort Myra Monfort-Runyan Jean Morrell Donald Mueller Phillip Myers Ron Norby Gene O’Hara Aaron Parkhurst Michael Peetz Marian Peppler Roland Purifoy Elaine Quintana Janice Ranson Marcus Reinhardt Dale Richardson Andrew Romero Patricia Ross Joel Rothman Dave Royer Edwin Ruis Jim Rutz Robert Ruyle George Sage Richard Salberg Gary Schrenk Ken Schultz Larry Scott J. Lee Sears Karen Sekich Jon Sewell Julie Shade Jeannine Shadwick Masoud Shirazi

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Michael Shoop John Smith Pamela Snyder-Karnes William Southard Richard Stenner Rose Stoller Sonny Subia Patrick Sullivan Rick Sutton Marilyn Tapp Joe Tennessen Tim Thissen F. Scott Thomas Mick Todd Tate Todd Betty Tointon Stephanie Torrez Jim Tuggle Russell Turner David Van Wert Carol Vanetti Larry Vosmera Sally Warde Ted Warner Clark Weaver Sylvia Webster Jill Weeldreyer Jerry Weil Anne Wenaas Mary Lou Whisenand Dennis White Ken Whitney Robert Wilcox Andrea Wilson Gary Windolph Jerry Wones Larry Wood Melissa Woods David Woronoff Mel Ylarraz Warren Yoder Barb Yosses Patsy Zick

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Murphy Family Dedication Ceremony

Left to right: Mike Murphy, Becky Brown, Bob Murphy, Susan Evans, Joe Murphy, Jr., Kathy Jeffers, Joe Murphy, Sr., Mary Lauer and Sheila Adamson gathered around the plaque at the dedication ceremony at the NCMC Cancer Institute in honor of the late Jacqueline L. Murphy.

Over 60 family members and friends of the Joseph W. Murphy family gathered at the Cancer Institute at North Colorado Medical Center on Friday, October 2, as the lobby was dedicated in honor of the late Jacqueline L. Murphy with a plaque bearing her name and a quote from Proverbs 14:1, “A Wise Woman.” Thanks to a substantial donation from Greeley native and businessman Bob Murphy and his siblings, the lobby will be named in honor of their mother, according to NCMC Foundation President Chris Kiser. “Bob, along with his brothers and sisters, made a very generous donation to the NCMC Foundation,” said Kiser. “Bob’s generosity is incredibly heartfelt, and it will go towards the $10 million upgrade at the Cancer Institute. This gift honors not only Jacqueline, but her husband Joe Murphy as well, for their many years of community service in Greeley.” During the naming ceremony, Murphy noted how his mother fought cancer in the late 1990’s, and how

recently one of his sisters has successfully battled the disease. “I had been considering this donation for some time, but when my sister was diagnosed, it was a done deal,” said Murphy, an eleven-year member of the NCMC, Inc. Board of Directors. “Being able to provide leading-edge cancer treatment in Greeley is an invaluable service to our community.” The $10 million upgrade of the Cancer Institute at North Colorado Medical Center includes a new linear accelerator for the radiation oncology department, an expanded and improved High Dose Radiation (HDR) brachytherapy suite, an expanded medical oncology clinic and infusion center, expanded work space for the oncology research and cancer registry teams, and an additional 3,500 square feet of work space. For more information on the NCMC Foundation, or to contribute to the Cancer Institute at North Colorado Medical Center, contact the NCMC Foundation at 970-356-9020.

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Kosmicki Plays Major Role as a Volunteer by Chris Kiser

“I can no other answer make, but, thanks and thanks.” – William Shakespeare

Kosmicki said, “I do not necessarily like what is going on politically on the national level in healthcare, but NCMC has been very aggressive in finding the necessary funding to purchase the latest equipment and diagnostics needed to run a top 50 hospital, and I am very proud of that.”

Kay Kosmicki’s career as a healthcare volunteer began in 1959 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado, where she worked as a candy striper, assisting nurses with patient care. At the time, she As the NCMC Foundation was a Denver based flight celebrates its 40th attendant for Western/Delta anniversary, Kosmicki notes Airlines. Fifty six years later, that she was an original she is still going strong as a board member in 1975. She Kay receiving NCMC Foundation award in 2005 healthcare volunteer, serving was honored in 2005 at the as a member of the NCMC, Inc. annual Foundation Gala with board of directors, and chairing that organization’s the President’s Award for her many contributions. Her external committee. 33 year tenure on the Foundation board ended in 2008. During her Foundation board career, Kosmicki “Healthcare has never been my profession, but it held virtually every position and served on all the has definitely been my passion,” said Kosmicki. “No committees. human being should have to suffer pain from lack of medical care that they are unable to afford.” She cites two notable achievements on the Foundation board: providing fundraising leadership The Alliance, Nebraska native moved to Greeley in that led to the purchase of the hospital’s first 1956 to attend the University of Northern Colorado, mammography machine in 1979, and the successful where she studied English and Elementary Education. capital campaign for the Monfort Children’s Clinic In 1963, she married her high school sweetheart, which opened in 1997. Nick, a longtime Greeley CPA who graduated from St. Louis University. “That was one of the most fulfilling days of my life,” she noted. “To be a part of the ribbon cutting “I started volunteering at NCMC in 1971. In 1974, ceremony for the Monfort Children’s Clinic, knowing the main lobby was in need of a facelift,” said our efforts would provide healthcare to children in our Kosmicki. “I convinced the hospital auxiliary to buy community. It breaks my heart to see children suffer. some hospital grade wallpaper, and a group of us Now they have a place in Greeley to receive excellent, volunteers did the wall papering – all after 9:00 pm, low cost medical care.” so we would not disrupt hospital operations. That was a crazy project!” The Kosmicki’s are the parents of three children – Matt, Mark and Terry – and have six grandchildren As a current board member for NCMC, Inc., the and two great-grandchildren. organization that provides oversight for the hospital,

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Kosmicki Plays Major Role as a Volunteer continued A successful business leader, Kosmicki was honored as the first female in Greeley to be named “Businessman of the Year” in 1982. In 1997, she was named the United Way of Weld County Humanitarian of the Year.”

Nick and Kay Kosmicki

When she was not busy raising her family or spending time as a volunteer, Kosmicki owned and operated the premier travel agency in northern Colorado, Cottonwood Travel, for 32 years, from 1980-2012. The company was sold to Frosch in 2012. “I was fortunate in that I was able to travel the world over and over again,” she said.

Reflecting on her 30 year term as a Foundation board member, Kosmicki notes that “from where we were 40 years ago, the Foundation has made a tremendous impact on local healthcare. The Foundation leadership has changed over the years for the better, and the current board and Foundation president are who we need, to continue to reach out to the community to fund equipment and continuing staff education.” As usual, William Shakespeare said it best. It does, however, need to be said again - On behalf of the NCMC Foundation and NCMC, Inc., thank you Kay for your many years of volunteer service!

Recognize Your Child, Impact Nursing Education “I was born here!” A pride-filled phrase we hear over and over again when talking to patients, donors and visitors at North Colorado Medical Center. In fact, over 2,000 babies are born every year at North Colorado Medical Center’s Monfort Family Birth Center. Each of those 2,000 little bundles of joy are ready to make their mark on the world. Seems fitting that we would have a way to recognize those rising stars on the walls of the beautiful Monfort Family Birth Center and proclaim “A Star is Born.” For a tax-deductible gift of only $250, your little “star” can be recognized with an engraved star on the wall in the Monfort Family Birth Center. Proceeds of the Star is Born donor wall will go towards funding Monfort Family Birth Center nursing education. Nursing education is extremely important to ensure that babies born at NCMC continue to receive the very best care possible. For information on the Star is Born donor wall, or to retroactively purchase a star for a child born at NCMC, please contact the NCMC Foundation at 970-356-9020. Kosmicki Plays Major Role as a Volunteer & A Star is Born. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11


NCMC Employees Make a Difference! The 2015 Better Together Employee Campaign concluded August 28 with over $97,000 contributed by North Colorado Medical Center employees to NCMC, United Way of Weld County, and Banner Health’s “Supporting Our Staff” (SOS) program! Employees were able to donate through a pledge, cash, check, credit card or donate PTO hours. This year, employees donated an astounding 801 hours, which totaled $17,048 of the overall campaign total. Several fun events were held as part of this year’s nautical themed campaign, including an auction for a premier parking space, prize drawings and the distribution of goodies, including a shrimp boil, yogurt parfaits and nautical cookies! Employees had the opportunity to win several fun prizes, including Visa gift cards, a $20,000 car voucher and a Palm Springs Weekend Get Away.

The NCMC Foundation and the United Way of Weld County support countless programs and activities in our hospital and community. The NCMC Foundation raises funds to support department specific needs, the purchase of state-of-the-art medical equipment and advanced technology, scholarships, and continuing education opportunities for staff. United Way of Weld County funds programs and provides services that help thousands of people in Weld County in the areas of Education, Income/ Financial Stability and Health. Their goal is to prepare children to be successful in school and graduate on time, and ensure families have the resources they need to be self-sufficient and live healthy lives. Banner Health’s “Supporting Our Staff” program is designed to provide relief to Banner employees facing a temporary financial hardship resulting from an unexpected personal crisis. The Better Together Campaign is grounded in the belief that NCMC employees can accomplish more together, by promoting a spirit of philanthropy that ultimately makes a significant difference in our hospital and community. Foundation staff members Diana Wood and Amy Gomez, along with department managers and directors, and United Way representative Verniece Thomas played vital roles in the overall success of the campaign. For more information about the Better Together Employee Campaign, please call Diana Wood at 970-810-2687.

Employees enjoy yogurt parfaits during the Better Together Employee Campaign festivities

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NCMC Foundation 40 Club NCMC Foundation 40 Club members gathered on a late summer evening to enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres at Coyote’s Southwest Grill. Jeffrey Albert, MD, MPH, Banner Medical Director of Oncology Services for the northern Colorado region, spoke to the group about the NCMC Cancer Institute expansion and renovation Project, as well as new developments in cancer treatment and patient care philosophy. The NCMC Foundation 40 Club engages young community leaders in the mission of the NCMC Foundation. Entry into the 40 Club requires a minimum $500 Dr. Jeffrey Albert, Banner Medical Director of Oncology Services annual donation to the NCMC area of the for the northern Colorado region speaks to 40 Club members. donor’s choice. Perks of the club include exclusive 40 Club social events and exclusive educational opportunities with NCMC physicians and administrators. If you or someone you know is interested in joining the NCMC Foundation 40 Club, contact Kyle Holman at 970-810-2441 or kyle.holman@bannerhealth.com.

Greeley Stampede Supports NCMC Breast Center Greeley Stampede Committee members presented the NCMC Foundation with a check for $7,548 to support the NCMC Breast Center to provide screenings through mammograms, diagnostic services and biopsies to help identify breast cancer in patients unable to pay for them. The funds also assist with improving awareness, education and breast care to individuals in northern Colorado.

Pictured from left to right: Kyle Holman, NCMC Foundation Director of Major Gifts; Mary Scheid, RN Patient Educator, NCMC Breast Center; Justin Watada, Stampede General Manager; Patty Gates, Stampede Chairman; James Herman, NCMC Medical Imaging Manager and Stampede Committee Member.

The proceeds were generated from the Tough Enough To Wear Pink Rodeo held in June as part of the Greeley Stampede festivities. “We greatly value the partnership with the Greeley Stampede which makes a substantial difference in the lives of our patients,” said Chris Kiser, NCMC Foundation President. To date, the Greeley Stampede has contributed over $24,000 through funds generated from the Tough Enough To Wear Pink Rodeo.

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25th Annual Western States Burn Center Golf Classic Raises Over $72,000 The NCMC Foundation hosted the 25th Annual Western States Burn Center Golf Tournament on September 17th at Boomerang Golf Links in Greeley. It was a perfect late summer day with over 320 golfers, sponsors and volunteers participating in one of the region’s most popular golf outings. The event was sold out weeks in advance for the sixth consecutive year, and raised over $72,000 in net proceeds for the Western States Burn Center. The 290 golfers who played are primarily involved in the oil and gas industry in our region, and come together annually to support the WSBC Golf Classic. Over the 25-year history of this event, the Foundation has raised $959,000 in net proceeds for the WSBC! Providing advanced care for serious burn injuries since 1981, the Burn Center team includes physicians, a nurse practitioner, physiatrists, nurses, physical, occupation & respiratory therapists, social workers, dieticians, pharmacists, psychologists and psychiatrists. Coordination of these services enables optimal patient care from the initial acute setting to the outpatient rehabilitation process. Proceeds from the Golf Classic have been used to purchase stateof-the-art medical equipment, specialty garments, facemasks and accessories for underinsured burn patients and provide continuing education. In 2014, the WSBC treated 112 inpatients and approximately 600 outpatients. It’s the largest adult burn center in Colorado and one of approximately 123 specialized burn care centers in the United States, treating patients primarily from the eightstate Rocky Mountain Region. Housed at NCMC, the 12,500 sq. ft. facility provides ten critical care suites, four step-down beds and offers leading-edge care and state-of-the-art technology for the treatment of burn injuries.

Golfers preparing for afternoon shotgun start

In addition to the proceeds generated from the WSBC Golf Classic, the Knights of Swallows – an oil and gas related charitable group – hosted their 25th annual golf tournament at Fox Hill Country Club in Longmont. They presented the WSBC with contributions totaling $31,500 supporting the Burn Center Fund and the Marty Wakefield Founder’s Fund to assist burn patients and their families. Since 1991, the KOS have contributed an astounding $440,500 to support the Western States Burn Center. The Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association contributed $9,200 to the WSBC from proceeds generated from their first annual golf tournament held in August at the Mad Russian Golf Course in Milliken. Over $10,000 in donated prizes were awarded to participants for various contests and door prizes.

Photos courtesy of Juan Leal

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25th Annual Western States Burn Center Golf Classic Raises Over $72,000 continued Overall Low Gross Championship Flight Winners: Mineral Resources – Collin Richardson, Tyler Richardson, Jeremy Ehardt and Drue Bradley

A huge thank you to the tournament committee, sponsors and volunteers! We’ll see you next year!

Morning Flight:

First Place Team: Bucklen Equipment Company – Randy Bucklen, Darren Bucklen, Ralph Cowan and Gary Pearcy Second Place Team: Spradley Barr Ford Lincoln of Greeley – Mark Cook, Nick Umholtz, Brandon Tomasovich and Mike Springfield Third Place Team: Magna Energy Services Team 2 – Chad Vannest, Matt Sneddon, Quade Smith and Billy Myers

2015 TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE

Heath Holloway, Magna Energy Services, Tournament Chairman Adam Bakersky, A&W Water Service, Inc. Allison Bruce-Miller, Western States Burn Center Chris Callaway, Titan Energy Services Rebecca Garber, Western States Burn Center Tim Halsey, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Afternoon Flight:

Bryan Haubert, CESI Chemical – a Flotek Company

First Place Team: PCS Ferguson – Ken Snyder, Joel Perez, Charlie Crusan and Matt Specht

Jason Miller, PDC Energy

Second Place Team: Reck Flyers –Jeff Reck, Kyle Holman, Mike Carrasco and Dusty Axtell

Jim Reagan, Liberty Oilfield Services

Third Place Team: Rocky Mountain Inspection Services – Randy Guerra, Tyler Humphrey, Coleman Hogan and Tyler Petersen

Jesse Silva, Extraction Oil & Gas, LLC

Winner of the Marshmallow Long Drive: Jeff Reck, winning a cash prize

Greg Pickerel, Noble Energy Collin Richardson, Mineral Resources, Inc. Caity Stoller, Cementer’s Well Service, Inc. Diana Wood, Tournament Director, NCMC Foundation Director of Special Events & Marketing Karen Zack, Western States Burn Center

Longest Drive:

Hole #9 AM Winner: Jason McMillan Hole #9 PM Winner: Jeremy Ehardt Hole #15 AM Winner: Nick Umholtz Hole #15 PM Winner: Joel Perez

Closest to the Pin:

Hole #7 AM Winner: Steve Grimes Hole #7 PM Winner: Monty Ingram Hole #12 AM Winner: Rose Stoller Hole #12 PM Winner: Tim Jares

Noble Energy Teams 1 and 2: Jacob Rice, Cody Ball, Adam Prior, Craig Benner, Eric Emery, Coltan Berg, Gary Collins and Mike Bonkiewicz

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Volunteers: Allison Bruce-Miller, Greg Becker, Wes Scott and Katie Prall helping out with the Marshmallow Long Drive Hole

Basic Energy Services: Casey Ruppel, Megan Barnes, Randy Farmer and Mac Miller

JP Morgan Asset Management: Jeff Bullock, Dan King, Pete Sherlock and Alan Lott

Meritage Midstream: Bruce Bomholt, Brad Gentry, Dennis Miller and Chris Zarate

Secure Energy Services: Sarah Pierson, John Schmidt and Sara Schmidt

Golfer teeing off

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25th Annual Western States Burn Center Golf Classic Raises Over $72,000 continued

Spradley Barr Ford Lincoln of Greeley: Nick Umholtz, Kirk Harrison and Mark Cook

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation: Ken Enquest, Zeb Lyon, John Paul Thibodeaux and Scott Jones

Silverline Services Team 1: Eli Hopkins, Brad Betsworth, Neil Vaughn and Dale Robins

Silverline Services Team 2: Michael Mantooth, Sean Ryan, Colin Konrad and Shawn Elworthy

Hensel Phelps: Mike Culwell, Dr. Dave Smith, Dustin Morris and Jeff Darnell

LaSalle Oil Company Team 1: Debbie Downes, Doug Downes, Humberto Haro and Jason Bennett

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2015 Grants and Scholarships Awarded The North Colorado Medical Center Foundation funds lifesaving and life-changing programs both at North Colorado Medical Center and in the community.

The following grants have been distributed through the third quarter of this year:

$297,144

to support the renovation, expansion and technological upgrade project for the NCMC Cancer Institute.

$68,328 $119,385

for scholarships awarded to individuals pursuing a career in healthcare.

to NCMC Departments to support Pediatrics, Lifetime Wellness, Monfort Family Birth Center, Hospitality House, NCMC Cancer Institute, Paramedic Services, Western States Burn Center, Doctor’s Day appreciation event, Weigh & Win Kiosk and continuing education for NCMC staff.

$46,116

for portable IV pumps, flight suits, training mannequins, continuing education and resale apparel for North Colorado Med Evac.

$58,700 $57,430

in patient support programs for qualified individuals.

for the Monfort Children’s Clinic to fund the purchase of much needed heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) units.

$40,000

from the Keith and Lola Jerome Fund to support the Heart Safe City Program and NCMC Cancer Institute renovation and expansion project.

$37,500 $16,142

for the Curtis Strong Center for the Visually Impaired to support low-vision services.

to support the Heart Safe City Program, which has placed nearly 400 AEDs in public gathering spots throughout Weld County and trained over 1,000 community members in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

$7,500

from the Walter Bain Endowed Lecture Series to provide a speaker at the regional cancer conference.

$6,075 $4,566 $4,452 $3,590

to support the Will Rothman Family Chaplaincy Program.

to support Hospice of Northern Colorado. for the Emergency and Trauma Conference. for one-time prescription assistance to individuals in Weld County who have an urgent medication need, but no way to cover the cost.

$3,000

from the Marilyn June Phelps Memorial Lectureship for the CardioVascular Institute Heart Conference.

$1,287

for patient educational materials.

Total: $771,215 2015 Grants and Scholarships Awarded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19


Board Member Profile

Dr. Marcus Reinhardt by Sally Warde

Dr. Reinhardt with his son, Levi

If he’d followed his original career path, Marcus Reinhardt might be spending his days manicuring the greens on a golf course or cultivating grapes in a vineyard. Instead, Dr. Marcus Reinhardt navigates the corridors of NCMC as a hospitalist caring for 15 to 20 patients daily during a 12-hour shift. While these career paths are seemingly diverse, they have one commonality—science. “I was a biology, bio-chemical major at the University of Colorado with an interest in horticulture,” he says. As Dr. Reinhardt further explains, “It seemed evident after college that the opportunities in horticulture were limited. I always had medicine in the back of my mind and had already met the academic requirements for medical school.” His acceptance to the University of Colorado Medical School set his career in motion and he has no regrets.

of Directors. As a member of the board, Dr. Reinhardt serves on the development committee. The Foundation Board is responsible for raising and distributing charitable funds on behalf of the hospital. These funds are used to transform local healthcare through philanthropy and support the health and wellbeing of the community. Community is a priority for Dr. Reinhardt. Raised in Greeley from the age of two, he attended Madison Elementary School, University Laboratory School and graduated from University High. According to Dr. Reinhardt, “I have a different perspective of the community having grown up here. I have a vested interest around its medical needs. I want the hospital to be successful so it can serve the needs of the area where I grew up and live. By serving on the board, I have the opportunity to see the place of NCMC in the community.” His relationship to his hometown is further evidenced by his return to Northern Colorado after his medical residency in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Married to his high school girlfriend, Amy, the expectant couple made a deliberate decision to move back to the Greeley area where both of their families continue to reside.

The Reinhardt family, Levi, Amy and Marcus

Nor does NCMC where Dr. Reinhardt has worked the last six years as a hospitalist while also serving as Medical Director of Hospitalists for the last two years. In this position he oversees areas including staffing, scheduling and complaints. But caring for patients is not Dr. Reinhardt’s only connection to NCMC. Since 2012, he has served as one of three doctors on the NCMC Foundation Board

Dr. Reinhardt, Amy and son Levi, now 11 and in the 5th grade at Dayspring School, live in Eaton on six acres of land; was this a vision from his past in horticulture? “No. We have a garden, a dog and two cats but no other farm animals or crops,” he emphasized. Instead, his spare time includes coaching Levi’s basketball team in the Greeley city league. He also enjoys golf— bringing up visions of manicuring greens—but finds it difficult to play consistently in a league due to his onoff hospital schedule. As a family, the Reinhardt’s enjoy skiing and spending time in the mountains. Recently, Dr. Reinhardt announced his resignation as Medical Director of Hospitalists. “As Levi is getting older and more involved in activities, I wanted to be able to have more time to spend with the family.” What about his position on the Foundation Board? “I want to continue on the Board. I enjoy the opportunity

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Board Member Profile: Dr. Marcus Reinhardt continued to look at the hospital in a different light and hopefully convey the value NCMC brings to the area,” he adds. What does Dr. Reinhardt see in his future? “I don’t want to be in administration. I want to continue what I’m doing. I enjoy taking care of patients. As a hospitalist, I see more of how the hospital serves the total patient and that is what I enjoy.” Good news for NCMC and the Foundation and not bad for a home-grown doctor whose first job was serving hamburgers at the McDonalds on West 10th Street in Greeley. Levi Reinhardt, age 11

How wonderful that he came home to Greeley.

Frank Stepp, Sr. Vice President, Thompson & Associates Frank Stepp, Senior Vice President with Thompson & Associates, is a great resource for any estate planning questions you might have. As a certified estate planning consultant, he regularly guides individuals and families through the procedural, financial and legal aspects of their estate plans. Through the NCMC Foundation, Frank’s services are free-of-charge to friends of the NCMC Foundation. If you are interested in a free, no obligation appointment with Frank to discuss wills, trusts and estate planning, please contact Donna Benson at 970-810-6773 or donna.benson@bannerhealth.com.

Quick Tips from Frank Tip #1: When picking an executor or personal representative for your estate, choose wisely. Family members are a common choice, but are seldom the best choice. Pick someone with the legal expertise to get the job done correctly. This may be a local bank or trust.

Frank Stepp

Tip #2: When passing assets to your heirs, consider a trust. Trusts protect assets from divorce, lawsuits, bankruptcy and other unexpected mishaps, and let you set parameters. For more tips from Frank on estate planning, read his upcoming article in the next issue of True North.

Board Member Profile & Frank Stepp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21


Montera to Be Honored as 2016 NCMC Foundation Legacy Award Recipient by Chris Kiser

Longtime north Colorado resident and NCMC Foundation donor Rick Montera will receive the 2016 Legacy Award at the 27th Annual NCMC Foundation Gala, to be held January 30th at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Loveland, CO. “I am humbled by this honor, especially knowing the caliber of the people who received this award before me,” said Montera. “Philanthropy has always been exceptional in Greeley, and people always seem to step up. I have lived here since the early 1970’s, and I have no desire to live anywhere else.” Growing up in Trinidad, Colorado, Montera learned the value of hard work at an early age. Coming from a family whose legacy goes back to coal mining, many relatives and family members put in long, hard years working in the mines. “When I graduated from high school, there were basically two options – go to work in the mines, or go to work for the railroad hauling the coal. At that time my father gave me some great advice. He told me to move out of this town,” said Montera. Heeding his father’s advice, Montera left Trinidad and worked on ranches, learning to shoe horses and also tried rodeoing on the side. Eventually, NCMC Foundation he landed in Greeley, where he Gala enrolled at Aims Community 2016 Gala Honoree – College and studied mechanical Rick Montera and civil engineering, graduating Saturday, January 30, with an associate degree. Upon 2016 graduation, he realized sitting Embassy Suites Hotel, behind a drafting table was not Spa and Conference what he was cut out to do. Center He became a cattle buyer Loveland, CO for Monfort of Colorado, Inc., eventually working his way up to running the feeder cattle division. “As I reflect on my career, I know I made many mistakes,” said Montera. “The amount of money that it cost Kenny and Dick Monfort to educate me in the cattle business would make paying for an Ivy League education look cheap!”

Rick and Jimmi Jo Montera doing what they love.

Now part owner of Montera Cattle Company with Dick Monfort, he operates feedlots and ranches in Colorado and California that have the capacity to feed over 40,000 cattle. Rick has three children from his first marriage – Chancy, Jena and Keiley. He has two stepchildren – Colby and Garrett – with his wife Jimmi Jo, and they are involved in regional rodeos, where both are accomplished ropers. Philanthropy is important to Montera, and he takes that responsibility seriously. “My job is to perpetuate the legacies of those who have gone before me. This was instilled in me by both Kenny and Dick, but it goes beyond that,” said Montera. “Faith is my guiding principle, and my giving is driven by the scripture that says ‘much will be asked by those to whom much has been given.’ I have been blessed beyond anything I can imagine growing up and in some small way I try to be a good steward with what has been given to me.”

For sponsorship opportunities and ticket information for the 2016 Gala, contact Diana Wood, Director of Special Events and Marketing, at 970810-2687, diana.wood@bannerhealth.com or go to www.ncmcfoundation.org.

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Montera To Be Honored as 2016 NCMC Foundation Legacy Award Recipient continued We are pleased to honor Rick Montera as the 2016 NCMC Foundation Legacy Award recipient for his distinguished service and leadership in healthcare in our community. Past recipients are as follows:

Previous Award Recipients 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

Lawrence P. McArthur L. Kent Reitz Myra Monfort Hospice of Northern Colorado Meta Shore Dick Boettcher Donald E. Cook, MD Richard H. Stenner NCMC Volunteers Richard J. Kemme, MD

2000 Hope H. Cassidy 2001 Harold S. and Florence L. Winograd 2002 William K. Mangum, MD, and Union Colony Bank 2003 Joel Rothman 2004 Hensel Phelps Construction Co. 2005 Kay Kosmicki 2006 NCMC, Inc. 2007 Will Rothman Family Chaplaincy 2008 The Monfort Family Foundation 2009 Jerry Weil, MD 2010 The Pink Ladies 2011 Todd Family Foundation 2012 Gilbert I. Anderson, MD 2013 Knights of Swallows 2014 Mike Shoop 2015

Masoud Shirazi

Banner Paramedics Raise Funds to Support NCMC Cancer Institute The Celebration Committee for the Banner Health North Colorado Medical Center Paramedic Services, recently presented a contribution of $500.00 to the NCMC Foundation to benefit the NCMC Cancer Institute.

Mitch Wagy, Ambulance Services Senior Manager; Chris Kiser, NCMC Foundation President; Dave Bressler, Ambulance Services Director; Lindsey Berger, Emergency Medical Technician and Troy Osborne, Ambulance Services Operations Senior Manager

The Celebration Committee is a group of employees who meet on a monthly basis to discuss how to celebrate the great employees they work with that make up the Paramedic Division. They create ways to recognize individuals and programs that they would like to support. They developed a pink shirt to support Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October that employees could purchase and wear with their uniform, with a portion of the sales benefitting the NCMC Cancer Institute.

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NCMC Foundation Scholarships Through the generosity and foresight of community-minded donors over the years, the North Colorado Medical Center Foundation is able to award approximately $90,000 annually in scholarships. Listed below are the details regarding each scholarship to be awarded in 2016: The Mildred S. Hansen Nursing Program Scholarship is awarded annually to a non-traditional student (age 25 or older) who is pursuing a nursing degree at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). This two-year scholarship covers the cost of tuition, books, fees and a stipend for living expenses. The Nurse Education Tuition Assistance Scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. This scholarship provides $1,500 per semester for up to five semesters. Recipients of this scholarship must agree to work for the North Colorado Medical Center upon completion of their degree. Three of these scholarships will be awarded. The Belle Marquand Loustalet Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established by her son, Mike, and his wife, Marilynn, in memory of his mother. The scholarship is awarded annually to an individual who has been accepted into an accredited nursing program with plans to complete a Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Nursing. Two awards of $3,750 each will be awarded. George A. Coleman and Beverly A. Peratino Nursing Scholarship was established by Beverly A. Peratino, RN, in 2014. Applicants must have been accepted into the Aims Community College Dual Enrollment Nursing Program with the University of Northern Colorado and seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Applicants must agree to apply for a registered nurse position at NCMC upon completion of degree. This scholarship provides approximately $1,000 per year and may be renewed annually.

NCMC Foundation Surgical Tech Scholarship is available to individuals studying to obtain an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Surgical Technology through courses offered at Colorado-based community colleges. Recipients of this scholarship must agree to work at NCMC upon completion of their degree. David E. Bates, MD Memorial Award was established through memorial contributions from numerous donors in his memory. This award is given annually to one individual completing his or her residency at North Colorado Family Medicine. The Lily E. Widney Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established in her memory by the family of this long-time Greeley resident and former nurse. This scholarship is available to assist a North Colorado Medical Center employee in obtaining an Associate or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This one-time award serves to recognize an individual making an important contribution to NCMC while Scholarship Application simultaneously Process pursuing a nursing Scholarship applications must be degree. in the NCMC Foundation office no Sam Widney, MD Memorial Award was established through gifts from the Widney Family. This award is given annually to one or more individuals completing his or her residency at North Colorado Family Medicine.

later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2016. The application can be found on the NCMC Foundation’s website at www.ncmcfoundation.org. Please contact Donna Benson, Director of Planned Giving, at 970-810-6773 or donna.benson@ bannerhealth.com, for additional information regarding the NCMC Foundation scholarship program.

The USA Scholarship was established to offer North Colorado Medical Center employees (or spouses and children of employees) working in environmental services positions the opportunity to further or complete their

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NCMC Foundation Scholarships continued education through courses at a community college, technical school or a university. NCMC Volunteer Scholarship is available to assist any resident of Weld County in obtaining certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) through Nurse Aide courses offered at Aims Community College. This Scholarship, established by the NCMC Volunteers, includes course tuition, certification testing fee, books and medical equipment required for course work. Two scholarships will be awarded in 2016. The Florence Winograd Educational Scholarship was established by Florence in honor of the care her late husband received at North Colorado Medical Center. The award serves to recognize and reward a group of individuals at NCMC who exemplify teamwork. The winning team shares a grant to be used for continuing education.

As part of its ongoing commitment to health education, the North Colorado Medical Center Foundation annually awards these scholarships to individuals in the community and employees at the North Colorado Medical Center. To date, the NCMC Foundation has provided scholarships to more than 100 people. Some of these individuals have remained in Greeley and work as part of the staff at NCMC. Other recipients have chosen different paths. One went to work in a major metropolitan hospital emergency room, another joined the medical staff of a traveling clinic for Alaskan natives and still another joined the teaching faculty of a university’s nursing program. Every NCMC Foundation scholarship recipient has a unique story to tell and all have worked very hard to achieve educational and career success.

Poudre Valley REA Raises Funds to Support Western States Burn Center The First Annual Poudre Valley REA Fundraiser Golf Tournament was held on August 8, 2015 at the Mad Russian Golf Course in Milliken and raised $9,200 to support the Western States Burn Center! Their contribution will help ensure the latest and best technology and treatments are available for use by our highly-trained burn care team to meet the ongoing needs of our patients. For more than three decades, the North Colorado Medical Center has provided advanced care for serious burn injuries through its Western States Burn Center. The Burn Center, located at the hospital’s main campus, is equipped to care for the most severe thermal, chemical, and electrical burns and is fully integrated with staff from critical care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychiatric services and surgery.

Tournament committee members Lennie Jordan; Jeff Wadsworth, Poudre Valley REA CEO; Amy Blunck; Sandy Hust and Pam Martin.

The NCMC Foundation and the Western States Burn Center are grateful to everyone involved in supporting the First Annual Poudre Valley REA Golf Tournament! NCMC Foundation Scholarships & Poudre Valley REA Raises Funds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25


North Colorado Medical Center Foundation 1801 16th Street Greeley, CO 80631

Upcoming Events Estate Planning Service

North Colorado Medical Center Foundation Monday, January 25, 2016 Tuesday, February 23 or Wednesday, February 24, 2016 by appointment Meet individually with Frank Stepp, Senior Vice President with Thompson & Associates. The program is a free service provided to the community by the NCMC Foundation. For more information about the service or to schedule an appointment with Mr. Stepp, please contact Donna Benson at 970-810-6773 or donna.benson@bannerhealth.com.

NCMC Foundation Gala – The French Riviera

Embassy Suites Hotel - Loveland Saturday, January 30, 2016

This event benefits the NCMC Cancer Institute honoring Rick Montera. Contact Diana Wood at 970-810-2687 or diana.wood@bannerhealth.com for sponsorship opportunities and ticket information. Limited seating.

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