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Women With Heart Funds Purchase EKG Machines for OMC

Women With Heart Funds Purchase EKG Machines for OMC

Women with Heart hosted a fundraising luncheon in February at the First Baptist Church South Campus. A total of $23,562 was raised from the event to purchase EKG machines for Ozarks Medical Center Heart Care Services, OMC Emergency Department, OMC Thayer Clinic, OMC Winona Clinic, and OMC Urgent Care Clinic.

“The mission of Women With Heart is to educate and raise funds for heart disease and treatment in our region,” according to Nancy Franz, heart attack survivor and founding member. In 2012, Women With Heart was formed as a 501(c)3 Giving Circle of Community Foundation of the Ozarks. “So many of our lives have been touched personally by heart disease, including mine,” said Franz.

Women With Heart will be holding a fundraising tea at the home of member Kay Garrett. For more information about Women With Heart, contact the Carol Silvey at the Community Foundation of the Ozarks office at 417-256-4725.

OMC Pictured left to right: Carol Silvey, Women With Heart Committee Member; OMC Heart Care Services coworkers Debbie Kinder, RN; Devon Emerson, Cardiopulmonary Services Director; Kathy Stone, LPN; and Susan Thompson, LPN; Florence James, Women With Heart Committee Member; Ward Franz, Executive Director of the OMC Foundation; and Nancy Franz, Women With Heart Committee Member.

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