Francesca’s Story

You helped the Bjorklunds stay close to care during their daughters’ intensive therapy When her teenage twin daughters needed intensive physical therapy, Francesca Bjorklund and her family knew they could count on your help. The Bon Secours Richmond Hope Therapy Center provided the three weeks of therapy the girls needed, and the Evelyn D. Reinhart…

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Joel’s Story

Fighting cancer became personal for Faster, Inc.’s Joel Edwards and his employees   Like most of us, Joel Edwards and his employees at Faster, Inc. in Maumee, Ohio, have been impacted by cancer. When one of their own—Rachel Hake—was diagnosed with breast cancer, it became especially personal. The Faster team supported Rachel through her cancer journey…

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Rockin’ on the Avenue 2023

Back of house shot of musicians playing at Rockin' on the Avenue

Schedule 6:00PM – 7:30PM Enjoy live music, food stations, specialty drinks, silent auction and raffles 7:30PM – 8:00PM Take a seat for our keynote program featuring a guest speaker 8:00PM – 9:00PM Relax for the rest of the evening as the live music resumes and dessert is served Planning Committee Claudia Biegler Jolene Boatright Scott…

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Steve’s Story

Steve gives back to Mary Immaculate Hospital for saving his life Steve Savage was training for a bicycling race in 2012 when he collapsed in the right-hand lane of traffic. He was rushed to Mary Immaculate Hospital where he survived a major cardiac incident. Steve was thankful—especially for the attention his family received.   “Those…

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Lynne’s Story

Lynne gives so that the best imaging services are available to all women When Lynne Zultanky found out she needed a breast biopsy following a recent mammogram, it was déjà vu all over again. She’d also had one 20 years ago and wasn’t looking forward to another one. “Back then, biopsies were performed in the…

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Dr. Port’s Story

Dr. Port gives to honor lives well lived As a primary care provider, Dr. John Port recognizes the importance of hospice in end-of-life care. But when he lost his friend, colleague and mentor last year, John saw it firsthand. “Dr. Alfred Rogers inspired me to remain in primary care,” he said. “It was an honor…

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Turrell’s Story

Your donation meant life-saving equipment was available for Turrell When Turrell Smith went to Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, his right lung was already necrotic and deflated. His sister Daeja remembers the first days of his illness well. “When he came in, he was breathing on his own, but they put him on bypass and…

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Paul’s Story

Paul got the hospital care he needed to beat COVID-19, because of you When Paul Kaplan’s COVID-19 symptoms worsened and he needed hospital care quickly, Bon Secours Southampton Medical Center in Franklin, Virginia was ready. “From the moment I got there, I was in the back quickly and they were ready for me,” Paul remembered.…

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Meet the Collins Family

You were there for the Collins family after an exciting birth It’s always exciting when a baby is born. It’s even more exciting when your baby is born before you get to the hospital. That wasn’t exactly the plan for Tiera Collins and Anthony Biggs, but their daughter Tieona made her big entrance as they…

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Monique’s Story

Art therapy classes help heal Monique’s spirit during her cancer battle It’s never easy to learn that you have cancer. Unfortunately, Monique Smith learned that the hard way. “When I first found out I had cancer, I thought it was the end of the world,” she said of her breast cancer diagnosis. As she was…

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