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    summer | fall 2017Throw kindness around like confetti. ~ Unknown

    The Schneck Foundation is dedicated to raising funds and promoting awareness of opportunities which improve the health of our communities. Our goal is to support a hospital that provides exceptional patient-centered healthcare to you and your family, close to home. Community support is how we continue to grow and make it happen.

    We are so excited to share with you the details surrounding our newest campaign: restoring hope. restoring life. This is a $1.5 Million Dollar Campaign we have taken on to fund the new Rehabilitation Center, located on the 3rd floor of Schneck Medical Center, and the Cancer Centers new 4D CT Simulator.Schneck touches all of our lives in so many ways and the new Rehabilitation Center and upgraded technology in the Cancer Center are something our patients needand deserve.

    Our rehabilitation experts work to deliver optimal and customized patient care. The Rehab facility has expanded its operations to encompass 13,000 square feet of healing space with easy access, increased parking, larger reception area, increased therapy spaces, and greater patient privacy.The goal of our rehabilitation staff is to help patients achieve their own goals and reach their full potential!

    The Schneck Cancer Center is transforming the care experience of every patient treated at Schneck by taking an integrative approach in the fight against cancer. With the addition of the 4D CT Simulator technology, cancer treatments for patients will be unique, based on their own respiratory pattern. This will allow for precise targeting of the tumor and tracking of respiratory motion, reducing treatment areas, and sparing healthy tissue.

    The restoring hope. restoring life. campaign project is an exceptional opportunity to ensure that we will continue to have quality healthcare readily available. The value of people like you, enabling us to build on our commitment of caring and healing, cannot be measured. The time is upon us to ensure the highest-quality healthcare will always be available here, in our own backyard.

    Your gift allows Schneck to continue to provide excellent care in Rehabilitation Services and Cancer Care Treatments. As a not-for-profit organization, your support will continue to bring the latest in advanced medical care to our community.

    Executive DirectorSchneck Foundation

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    EPiC (Employee Partners invested in Caring) - $210,000

    Jackson County Bank - $50,000

    SIHO Insurance Services - $50,000

    Beatty Insurance, Inc. - $7,500

    The Peoples Bank -$15,000

    Schneck Medical Center Guild - $75,000

    MainSource Bank - $25,000


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    Why My Support Mattersby Dana Bollinger

    The Schneck Foundation was formed in 1953 and has a long history of helping Schneck Medical Center stay on the cutting-edge of technology, providing the highest-quality healthcare for patients close to home. I have served on the Foundations Special Prospects Committee since 2001 and I believe it is so important to have a hospital in your community that you can look up to and trust, and I do not think you will find a group of people more caring than the ones we have at Schneck.

    Schneck Medical Center truly makes a difference in peoples lives every day. I feel so fortunate to be a Schneck Foundation volunteer and donor, especially during this exciting time. The Foundation is currently raising funds for two projects under the restoring hope. restoring life. campaign. These projects include the new Rehabilitation Center, now located on the 3rd floor of Schneck, and a new 4D CT stimulator, which will enhance our exceptional Cancer Care services.

    I think you have to make it your mission to give back, and make sure our community stays viable and a great place to live and raise your family. Having an award-winning hospital committed to excellence in transforming and advancing health, is an amazing gift to our community.

    We are a diverse group of people who give back to Schneck, but we are all connected by the same passion for wanting the best for our community, and for each other. The reward you feel in return is absolutely amazing. I see the hospital as my little piece of giving back to the community, and I believe you cannot live in a place and just take you have to give back. I would encourage everyone to pick a passion and do it!

    Your gifts to the restoring hope. restoring life. campaign will impact so many in our community. Help us leave a legacy of health for those to come.

    To donate toward the restoring hope. restoring life. campaign, please visit us at

    DANA BOLLINGERChair, Special Prospects


    Gerald and Sarah Armstrong Beatty Insurance, Inc. Joseph and Cheryl Black Thomas and Dana Bollinger Cooler Design, Inc. EPiC (Empliyee Partners invested in Caring) C.H. Garmong & Son Inc. David and Connie Geis Frank Guthrie Dr. Ron and Karen Harrison Jackson County Bank

    William and Mary Jane Lasater MainSource Bank Gary and Cathy Meyer Jim and Katie Potts Jeff and Heather Reedy Schneck Medical Center Guild SIHO Insurance Services Lonn and Cheryl Stuckwish The Peoples Bank Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Towriss Drs. George and Rosemary Weir

    Thank You to All Our restoring hope. restoring life. Donors:

  • 2017 Womens Health SeriesThe Schneck Foundations Community Relations Committee will be hosting its 4th Annual Womens Series event entitled, Count on Your Health, at The Pines Evergreen Room on August 24, Sept 20, and October 19.

    This fun and informative three-part series will feature guest speakers from Schneck Medical Center and is designed to move women toward better overall health and vibrant living. Women have long been the undisputed family health care researchers, decision-makers, networkers, and hands-on care advocates, making approximately 80% of family health care choices.

    Count on Your Health is organized by the Schneck Foundation and Schneck Medical Center, members of Relevate Health Group (formerly Spirit of Women). More than 150 Relevate Hospitals across the country will be hosting a Womens Series event this fall, creating a nation-wide movement in Womens Health, helping to inspire healthier communities.

    If you would like to RSVP for this three-part series event, please contact the Schneck Foundation at 812-524-4244 or

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    Attendees at the 2016 Womens Health Series

  • Schnecks employee giving group, EPiC, held its Annual Membership Drive on Friday, May 12th. The theme of the Drive was Hit it out with Schneck!

    During the Drive, employees were invited to the Schneck Auditorium to vote on their favorite pennant banner, decorated by each individual department within the hospital. This was also an opportunity for employees to learn more about EPiC, increase their giving level, or become an EPiC member for the first time!

    EPiC is very active throughout the year with employee recognition events, funding of new equipment and projects throughout the hospital, and continues to increase its membership with new employees joining each month.

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    In all my experiences, this visit was a gift in my time. Very kind, informative, and rewarding.

    I was treated like a king. They took my pain away and made me feel great again. I could not have asked for a better experience. Thanks so much to all!

    The nurses were wonderful - every one of them - consistently showing care and concern in every way.

    The things people say....Celebrate the good things...

  • I wanted to say that our daughter and our family received excellent care in the ED and on the Pediatrics unit. Our story was a very scary situation as we arrived to the ED, but ended up having a great outcome. It was a true blessing to be able to hear my 20-month old cry once again after she was unresponsive and lethargic when we arrived. I would especially like to thank the ED staff Dr. Pangallo, Rachael, Jessica, Cody, Cassie, Clint, and Lauren, and then our Pediatric nurses Melanie, Courtney, Sharon, and Donna. You all were wonderful, thorough, understanding, and compassionate. Thank you for keeping us informed of her progress during the ED stay and during our two-night stay on the Peds floor. You helped us especially with our oldest daughter who witnessed her sister become unresponsive and lethargic to remain calm during a stressful time.

    I have been around SMC since I moved down here in 1957, but this was my first time having to stay as a patient. I just could not find a greater group of people anywhere. Every person I encountered was just wonderful and so kind and friendly. I really liked being here.

    The nurses on 4N were just wonderful. I loved them. My dad and I were very pleased. When I went up to the nurses station and asked for something, they jumped right up and got it for me immediately. They were so good to us. We liked it better than any other hospital weve been to in a 30-mile radius!

    Dr. Manship and Roger were wonderful in the Emergency Department!

    Dr. Weithoff and staff are great!

    This was my third trip in the last six weeks with similar symptoms. The staff is great and didnt dismiss me as a chronic complainer and Dr. Manship and Katelyn (NP) both seemed genuinely concerned with my comfort and trying to determine the cause while Im getting established with a new physician. I am an RN and have a large extended family, and have had th