Half Marathon Proceeds Presented To Heart And Vascular Center

Check Presentation use

Pictured at the check presentation are, l. to r., Randell Russell, vice president finance and CEO, Memorial Hospital, Kevin Manley, treasurer of DC Multisport, Dr. Geoff Day, Heartland Cardiology Associates, Dr. Adam Dawkins, Heartland Cardiology Associates, Martie Bickwermert, director of cardiopulmonary services at Memorial Hospital, John Dillon, vice president ambulatory services, Memorial Hospital, and Sr. Rose Mary, executive director of Mission Integration, Memorial Hospital.

JASPER (From Sources) – DC Multiport Treasurer Kevin Manley presented a check totaling $16,150.61 Friday to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Martie Bickwermert, Director of Cardiopulmonary Services. The money was raised through the Heartland Half Marathon, 5K, and Team Challenge events held September 5 and coordinated by DC Multisport, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting health and wellness while giving back to the local communities. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center was the corporate sponsor for this event.

Proceeds given to the Phillip R. Dawkins Heart & Vascular Center will be utilized for new integrative medicine services provided to cardiac patients. Past proceeds were used to purchase new equipment for the unit and educational information for a resource library for patients in cardiac rehab.

Proceeds from this event are also made possible through generous donations by local businesses including: Heartland Cardiology; Kimball International; StarStruck DJ Service; Dubois County Visitors Center; Dunn & Associates; Eckerts Pool Supply; Ewing Printing; FC Tucker Emge Realtors; German American Bancorp; Obermeyer Honda Yamaha Suzuki; OFS Brands, Inc.; Old National Bank; SERVUS!; Uebelhor & Sons Chevy, Cadillac, Toyota, Scion, & Commercial Vehicles; Velpen Trucking & Disposal; 101 Country WBDC; Farbest Foods, Inc.; Freedom Bank; Indiana Furniture; Jasper Southgate Shopping Center; Uebelhor Oil, Inc.; Wabash Valley Produce; Aaron’s Rental Center; Azura Grill & Café; Brent Chanley Agency, Inc.; CVS Pharmacy; Debbie K. Allen State Farm; Dubois County Tire and Supply; Eck-Mundy Associates, Inc.; Gunderson Eyecare; Jasper Obstetrics & Gynecology; Kunkel Insurance Agency; McDonald’s; Prairie Farms Dairy; Tierra Derco International; Tretter Physical Therapy; Werner Sawmill, Inc.; Woods Printing Company, Inc.; and Finishing Touches

This was the fourth year for this event which is held annually in Jasper during Labor Day weekend. For information on next year’s event, go to www.hearlandhalfmarathon.com.


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