2009-06-18 / Local & State

FCMC Foundation Board Holds Meeting


The board of directors of the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation (FCMCF) held its quarterly board meeting on Monday, June 15. Issues discussed included the financial report and the 2010 budget, gifting and granting, image and public relations, updates on the new patient services building project followed by programs and fundraising.

The FCMCF Board reviewed sponsorship and donation requests and is pleased to announce sponsorships to the Mc- Connellsburg High School girls soccer team and the Bi-Valley Girls Softball team for $50 each along with water bottles for each team member. The board also voted to make a donation to the Fulton County Library project for a paver in the name of the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation.

In addition, the board solicited applications in March from seniors from the three area school districts as well as adult learners in the community for the 2009 FCMCF Scholarship. The recipients from the students that applied were Elaina Truax of Southern Fulton High School, Sara Hoffman of McConnellsburg High School and adult learner Danielle Houck. Each recipient received $1,500.

The Foundation Board also discussed upcoming events, including:

• The official groundbreaking ceremony for the patient services building will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, on the FCMC campus

• The 16th annual golf tournament will take place at Great Cove Golf Course on Saturday, September 19.

The Fulton County Medical Center Foundation was established in August 2008 to support health and wellness in the community. FCMCF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in McConnellsburg. The organization is governed by nine board members and staffed by the FCMC Community Relations and Development office.

Foundation members include: Todd Alexander, Loy Garber, Bryan Koontz (secretary/ treasurer), Tim McGarvey, Helen Overly (vice chair), Leslie Paylor, Spence Perry (chair), Margaret Taylor and Andy Washabaugh.

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