Personal tools
You are here: Home News News

News

Site News

Sacred Heart School students conduct their second penny drive to raise money to help local cancer patients.

Sacred Heart School students conduct their second penny drive to raise money to help local cancer patients.

Last year Sacred Heart School students raised a little over $300 to benefit the Saving Lives Close to Home Capital Campaign to build the Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center.

Read More…

Uvalde Healthcare Foundation begins Complimentary Transportation services for Radiation Patients

Uvalde Healthcare Foundation begins Complimentary Transportation services for Radiation Patients

Patients seeking radiation therapy at the Clear Springs Center for Cancer Care located in the new Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center have begun to utilize the complimentary transportation services that are available thru the Uvalde Healthcare Foundation.

Read More…

Grand opening celebrates new regional cancer center

Grand opening celebrates new regional cancer center

By Carol Kothmann, Uvalde Leader News, Managing Editor The construction of the Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center is a product of blessings and God's work. That was the message of speakers at yesterday's grand opening of the center, which was attended by approximately 400 people.

Read More…

Hospital opens cancer center

Hospital opens cancer center

Uvalde Leader News-Facility is first in area to offer radiation treatment

Read More…

Editorial-Center will save lives

Uvalde Leader News-A ceremony Wednesday morn­ing will mark the grand opening of the Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center, a facility that is destined to enhance the lives of cancer patients from throughout South­west Texas.

Read More…

Uvalde Memorial Hospital Announces Opening of Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center

Uvalde Memorial Hospital Announces Opening of Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center

Uvalde Memorial Hospital will open the new Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center to the public with a community celebration at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August the 17th .

Read More…

Construction Update

Construction Update

The dream of a regional cancer and medical center has actually materialized from “Yes, let’s raise $5-million to build it,” to raising over $5.4 million, and now the construction of the Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center has really been underway for seven months.

Read More…

Work Begins on Marmion Cancer Center

Work Begins on Marmion Cancer Center

Another step in the process of bringing radiation oncology services to Southwest Texas was taken Tuesday morning when ground was officially broken for the Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center.

Read More…

Cancer challenge met

Cancer challenge met

Uvalde Leader News-Editorial Board Dolph Briscoe Jr. and Janie Briscoe Marmion gave a challenge gift of $1.2 million in memory of the governor’s granddaughter and Janey and Jim Marmion’s daugh­ter, Kate. From there, the campaign never looked back, scooping up donations large and small from individuals, businesses and charitable foundations.

Read More…

Cancer center effort passes $5 million goal

Cancer center effort passes $5 million goal

Spring start is plan for Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center

Read More…

HEB, AEP donations push cancer center nearer to goal

HEB, AEP donations push cancer center nearer to goal

by Heidi Hood, Uvalde Leader News Staff Writer Less than $40,000 is needed to make the $5 million Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center a reality, after H-E-B and the Ameri­can Electric Power (AEP) Foundation announced two different gifts at an event held Thursday night at the Uvalde Country Club.

Read More…

Bricks pave the way for regional cancer care center

Bricks pave the way for regional cancer care center

Want to leave your mark on the new regional cancer care medical center? Here’s your chance. Engraved bricks that will be installed along the walkways and in the courtyard of the new center are being sold.

Read More…

AT&T donates $50,000 to regional cancer care center

AT&T donates $50,000 to regional cancer care center

by Heidi Hood, Uvalde Leader News staff writer. The AT&T Foundation brought the construction of the $5 million regional cancer center in Uvalde another step closer to reality.

Read More…

Campaign gets another boost

Campaign gets another boost

by Heidi Hood, Staff writer The Saving Lives Close to Home capital campaign is $37,363.02 closer to its goal thanks to a gift from the Uvalde Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Read More…

Cancer facility gets grant

Cancer facility gets grant

Foundation gives $200,000 to center that will provide radiation therapy. The Meadows Foundation has awarded a $200,000 grant to the Saving Lives Close to Home capi­tal campaign for a regional cancer care medical center that will bring radiation oncology to a nine-county region for the first time and expand medical specialty services locally.

Read More…

Cancer center funding effort nears 80 percent

Cancer center funding effort nears 80 percent

Mabee Foundation provides $500,000 challenge grant.

Read More…

Anthon hosts fundraiser for Regional Cancer Care Center

Anthon hosts fundraiser for Regional Cancer Care Center

by Heidi Hood, Uvalde Leader News Staff Writer At Anthon Elementary, staff members Norma Jean Sandoval and Brenda Mueller are working with the students to raise money for the Regional Cancer Care Medical Center.

Read More…

Cancer center fundraising effort reaches halfway mark

Cancer center fundraising effort reaches halfway mark

The fundraising effort for a $5-million regional cancer treatment center that will be built on property adjoining the Uvalde Memorial Hospital campus has exceeded the halfway point thanks to a $100,000 gift from First State Bank of Uvalde.

Read More…

A Cancer Center Gift

A Cancer Center Gift

Uvalde Leader News-Editorial Board

Read More…

Donation of $1.2 million to benefit regional cancer center

Donation of $1.2 million to benefit regional cancer center

Gift given by Briscoe family in memory of Kate Marmion. The dream of a regiongal cancer treatment center took a giant step toward reality recently with a $1.2 million donation by former Texas Gov. Dolph Briscoe and the Briscoe family.

Read More…

Document Actions
Project team

Honorary Chairs

The Honorable Dolph Briscoe, Jr.

1923-2010

Janey Briscoe Marmion


Co-Chairmen

Roger Berry
John L. Shudde, MD

Committee Members

Lewis E. Bracy, Jr.

1924-2009

Vicente Gonzales, III

Bill Kessler

Carol Kothmann

Rene Nolasco

Joe Parker

Alexis L. Petty

Janet White


UMH Advisors

Jim Buckner,Administrator
(2004-2013)
Sheri Rutledge, Development Coordinator
Rose Puente, Cost Accountant