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.
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.
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.
Uvalde Leader News-Facility is first in area to offer radiation treatment
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
Spring start is plan for Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mabee Foundation provides $500,000 challenge grant.
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.
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.
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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.