Twin Bridges Canoe and Campground makes a donation to OMC Foundation
WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Twin Bridges Canoe & Campground made a donation
to the Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Foundation. The funds were raised during
an ATV weekend event held at the campground to benefit OMC Behavioral
Healthcare’s (BHC) efforts toward suicide awareness and prevention.
Located on the banks of Missouri’s North Fork River, Twin Bridges
Canoe & Campground provides high quality floating activities in a
family oriented environment.
“We really appreciate the willingness of Twin Bridges to support
the fight against suicide, “said Richard McGee, OMC Behavioral Healthcare
Director. “We provide a 24-hour crisis hotline and these funds will
be used to promote community awareness of this service.”
Formed in 1997, OMC Behavioral Healthcare offers comprehensive mental health
services to children and adults including individual, couples and family
counseling. The professional team at OMC BHC provides convenient, comprehensive
care to keep the community mentally healthy. Services are delivered at
BHC facilities in West Plains and Mountain Grove, as well as OMC clinics
in Mountain View, Winona, Alton, Thayer, and Gainesville. Approximately
4,500 people receive services from OMC BHC.
“With the generosity and philanthropic support from community partners
and friends like Twin Bridges, OMC continues to carry out its vision to
make life better and healthier for our region,” said Carol Silvey,
Vice President for Advancement, OMC Foundation. “All donations to
OMC Foundation are greatly appreciated and directly benefit our local
Ozarks Medical Center Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established
in 1998 to assist OMC in providing excellent health care to the communities
it serves. Governed by a local board of directors, the OMC Foundation
seeks and accepts charitable contributions from individuals, businesses
and organizations. The OMC Foundation employs the utmost care in administration
and distribution of funds to serve the community. For more information
about the OMC Foundation, please contact us at 417-853-5200.
If you or someone you care for is experiencing a psychiatric emergency,
call the crisis hotline (MOCARS) 24-hours a day, 7 days a week at 800-356-5395.
Pictured left to right: Alex Mealy, Don Mealy, Twin Bridges Park, Campground
and Canoe Rental; Carol Silvey, Vice President for Advancement, OMC Foundation.