2009-12-03 / Local & State

FCMC Foundation Board Meets

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The board of directors of Fulton County Medical Center Foundation met for its quarterly board meeting on Monday, November 16. Issues discussed included the year-end financial report, gifting and granting, image and public relations, campaigns and upcoming events, updates on the new patient services building, and new and renewing board member terms.

CFO Deborah Shughart reported the financials for both FCMC and FCMCF were good and the audits were clean. She reported that the auditing firm Eide Baily was surprised with the Foundation’s success in just its first year. The Foundation ended up with a $200,000 surplus, mainly from the gifts to the new patient services building project.

The FCMC Foundation Board is happy to announce it would like to collaborate with the Mc- Connellsburg Lions Club on their walking track wellness program. The board will be inviting the club to meet in the upcoming weeks to begin working on partnering to provide some type of support, be it financial or in-kind.

Director of Community Relations and Development Cheryl Brown reported on the current campaigns. The current campaigns include Continuing the Dream and the Jim Camp Campaign. She also announced the dinner auction on April 2010 will support the “ZOOM ZOOM” campaign to aid in the purchase of a much-needed van for longterm care.

Newly elected members of the FCMCF Board to one-year terms are Bill Hine and Jim Ifert. Loy Garber and Margie Taylor will renew at three-year terms. Officers remain the same, Spence Perry, chair; Helen Overly, vice chair; and secretary-treasurer, Loy Garber. Additional members of the board are B. Todd Alexander, Leslie Paylor and Andy Washabaugh.

In addition, the Foundation Board would also like to remind everyone regarding upcoming events:

The FCMC Auxiliary bake sale December 11: 8 a.m. to noon at FCMC main lobby

The FCMC Auxiliary Tree of Love December 13: 5:00 p.m.

FCMCF dinner auction April 17: Hustontown Firehall 4:00 p.m.

FCMCF Jail Bail May 26 – FCMC main lobby: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

FCMCF Golf Tournament Sept. 18: Great Cove Golf Course.

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