Published on January 21, 2022

Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Club donates to Ozarks Healthcare Foundation’s Mobile Mammography Unit Campaign 

The Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Club has made a donation of $600 to the Ozarks Healthcare Foundation’s fundraising initiative for a mobile mammography unit. The funds will be used to help with costs associated with the purchase of a mobile mammography unit for Ozarks Healthcare later this year.

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“We are honored to have received a generous donation from the Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Club for our current mobile mammography unit campaign,” Josh Reeves, Vice President of Development at Ozarks Healthcare, said. “It would be impossible to make life-saving screenings more accessible to those in our area without the support of our community partners like the Rotarians of Thayer and Mammoth Spring.” 

The Ozarks Healthcare Foundation is currently seeking pledges and donations for the campaign from individuals, businesses, and other organizations. Any business or organization interested in making a donation is asked to please call the Ozarks Healthcare Foundation at 417-853-5200 or contact Reeves directly at j.reeves@ozhcare.com. Individual donations can be collected online at https://www.ozarkshealthcare.com/support-us/foundation/mobile-mammography-unit-campaign/.

The Ozarks Healthcare Foundation, established in 1998 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) with a local board of directors, serves as a liaison between donors and Ozarks Healthcare to assist the hospital in providing excellent healthcare to the communities it serves. For more information or to make a gift to the Ozarks Healthcare Foundation, please call 417-853-5200 or visit https://www.ozarkshealthcare.com/support-us/foundation/.

Ozarks Healthcare is a system of care encompassing primary care and 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 www.OzarksHealthcare.com.

Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Donation

Nancy Evans, current president of the Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Club, is pictured with Bob Eckman, board member of the Ozarks Healthcare Foundation.

 

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