Published on February 10, 2021

Arvest Bank donates $2,500 to Ozarks Healthcare’s Foundation “Nurturing Hope: A Community Cancer Project” 

A $2,500 donation has been made by Arvest Bank to Ozarks Healthcare’s Foundation to support “Nurturing Hope: A Community Cancer Project.” The project includes the ongoing expansion of Ozarks Healthcare’s Cancer Treatment Center’s chemotherapy suite, the construction of a healing garden, and the purchase of new equipment.

“We are grateful for the generosity of community partners such as Arvest Bank, which helps our medical system continue to grow and expand for our patients,” Karen Yarbrough, Foundation Manager, said. “Everyone in our community has been touched in some way by cancer. Donations made to ‘Nurturing Hope’ assists our Cancer Treatment Center’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the quality of our patients’ lives and support their path to healing.”

Ozarks Healthcare’s Cancer Treatment Center offers patients the same leading-edge cancer treatment they can receive in progressive cancer treatment centers across the country. The medical system’s compassionate, personalized approach provides patients with comprehensive and effective cancer care. For more information, visit or call 417-257-5900.

Ozarks Healthcare’s Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable purposes under Section 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code to support and assist Ozarks Healthcare. For more information about supporting “Nurturing Hope” or other Foundation projects, please visit or call 417-853-5200.

Ozarks Healthcare is a system of care encompassing eight primary care and 17 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare, and home health services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire health system has more than 364,000 patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas. For more information about Ozarks Healthcare, visit

Arvest Donation

Arvest Bank (West Plains) presents a $2,500 donation to Ozarks Healthcare’s Foundation to support “Nurturing Hope: A Community Cancer Project.” Pictured from left to right: Kenny Joplin, Foundation Board President, Amy Love, Residential Lender at Arvest Bank, Lori Cole, RN at Ozarks Healthcare's Cancer Treatment Center, Kevin Gleghorn, Foundation Board Chairman, Joyce James, Community Market President at Arvest Bank, Karen Yarbrough, Foundation Manager, and Andrea Crews, Bank Sales Manager at Arvest Bank.

Visit News & Media to get the latest from Ozarks Healthcare.

Media Contact

For media inquiries, please contact:

Ozarks Healthcare Media Team
Phone: 417-257-6735