FOUNDATION NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES
November 4, 2016 “Dining for a Cause”
Today the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation and Hospital staff, along with members of The Partners in Pink Committee met up with the Wyoming Community Foundation, Frackelton’s and Kim Love to receive the proceeds from Monday’s Dining for a Cause. The lunch and dinner event raised $12,886 for the project. In addition, the Foundation also received $25,500 in matching community gifts for a total raised of $38,386.
Partners in Pink event, Oct 2016, the Hospital Foundation hosted the 8th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Race and fundraiser, The Partners in Pink on Saturday, October 15 at the Whitney Commons. This year, funds raised will continue to support breast health with a goal to raise $300,000 for mammography equipment upgrade to digital tomosynthesis.
August 4, 2016 “Sheridan’s Cancer Shootout Benefits Welch Cancer Center”
Earlier this week, Sheridan community member Barbara Hodgson presented the proceeds of the 2016 Cancer Shootout trapshooting event to the Welch Cancer Center staff stating, “This year’s event was very successful with 40 participants. On behalf of the participants and our sponsors, I’m extremely proud to present this $2,000 check to the Welch Cancer Center.
Drive for a Cause - This year’s July 2016 event had a record number of golfers join us for a beautiful day on the links – and all tournament proceeds went to benefit the new Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
February 26, 2016 ”Hospital Auxiliary gives $50,000 to Sheridan Memorial Hospital Intensive Care Unit Project”
The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented donations totaling $50,000 to the hospital at its annual meeting today at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. With today’s gift, the Auxiliary surpassed the half million mark with nearly $550,000 in total giving since 1991.
January 13, 2016 “Hospital’s ICU Project Receives Funding”
On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation presented the Hospital’s Board of Trustees and CEO Mike McCafferty with contributions toward the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) expansion project of $1.5 million.
According to Ada Kirven, SMH Foundation Executive Director, “We are proud to present this significant gift to Sheridan Memorial Hospital today. The Foundation has actively collected donations for the ICU Project for some time.
Partners in Pink - The Link is an annual walk/run held in Sheridan, WY during October as a breast cancer awareness event and fundraiser for Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s breast health programs. The Link features a 10K run, 5K run/walk or a 1.5 mile walk.
The Link event has become a much anticipated, fun event for Sheridan. We have many families, friends, employee groups and others who walk or run in this great event!
Drive for a Cause – Our Annual Golf Tournament is hosted by our friends at the beautiful Powder Horn Golf Course. Each summer we look forward to hosting teams of 4 for a golf scramble that always includes fun games, an excellent day of golf at the nationally recognized course, and raising funds for vital health care initiatives at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.