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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Seeks Volunteers for Holiday Event

Memorial Medical Center Foundation seeks volunteers for the 29th annual Festival of Trees, which will take place Nov. 17-25 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Gala Tickets Now on Sale

Memorial’s Festival of Trees Gala, an elegant fundraiser scheduled before the Festival of Trees opening, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Memorial's Festival of Trees to Host Decorative Painting Event

Memorial’s Festival of Trees will hold a decorative painting event on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Returns to Illinois State Fairgrounds in October

The Be Aware Women's Fair hosted by Memorial Medical Center will return to the Illinois State Fairgrounds for its ninth annual event on Saturday, Oct. 13.
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Memorial’s 29th Annual Festival of Trees Seeks Sponsors

Limited sponsorship opportunities remain available for Memorial’s 29th annual Festival of Trees, “Holidays Through Our History,” which will be held Nov. 17-25 at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Memorial Employees Donate $288,638 to Annual Fundraising Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 30th annual employee giving campaign raised $288,638 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Seeks Designers

Limited designer opportunities remain available for Memorial’s 29th annual Festival of Trees, “Holidays Through Our History,” which will be held Nov. 17-25 at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Free Community Event at Memorial to Teach Participants How to Handle Life-Threatening Bleeds

Featuring life-like simulations in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, a free community event will teach the public how to handle life-threatening bleeding incidents.
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Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Seeks Nominations to Honor Breast Cancer Survivors Who Have Inspired Others

Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair is accepting nominations for breast cancer survivors whose cancer journeys have been an inspiration to others.
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Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for exhibitors to participate in its ninth annual Be Aware Women’s Fair in October.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards Record-Breaking $576,000 in Health-Related Grants

The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than a half-million dollars in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives – a record-breaking total for the foundation's grant program.
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Sets Record, Raises More Than $384,000

More than 33,000 people attended Memorial’s 28th annual Festival of Trees, which raised $384,504 to fund health-related projects and programs at Memorial Health System and in the Springfield community.
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Schmadeke Named Executive Director of Memorial Medical Center Foundation

Melissa Hansen Schmadeke has been named executive director of the Memorial Medical Center Foundation.
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees to be Held Nov. 18-26 on Illinois State Fairgrounds

The 28th annual Memorial’s Festival of Trees will be held Nov. 18-26 at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The festival’s hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 18, Nov. 20-22 and Nov. 24-25; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 19 and Nov. 26; and 4-8 p.m. Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving Day).
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Gala Tickets Now on Sale

Memorial’s Festival of Trees Gala, an elegant fundraiser scheduled before the Festival of Trees opening, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds
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Memorial's Festival of Trees to Host Decorative Painting Event

Memorial’s Festival of Trees will hold a decorative painting event on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Seeks Volunteers for Holiday Event

Memorial Medical Center Foundation seeks volunteers for the 28th annual Festival of Trees, which will take place Nov. 18-26 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Returns to Illinois State Fairgrounds

The Be Aware Women's Fair hosted by Memorial Medical Center will return to the Illinois State Fairgrounds for its eighth annual event on Saturday, Oct. 21.
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Seeks Sponsors

Limited sponsorship opportunities remain available for Memorial’s 28th annual Festival of Trees, “Skates, Sleds and Snow,” which will be held Nov. 18-26 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance to Host Conference on Patient Safety

Featuring three experts on palliative care, a seminar on patient safety, “Fundamentally Human: An Innovative Exploration of Patient Safety and Engagement,” will be presented Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Seeks Designers

Limited designer opportunities remain available for Memorial’s 28th annual Festival of Trees, “Skates, Sleds and Snow,” which will be held Nov. 18-26 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
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Memorial Employees Donate $301,000 to Annual Fundraising Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 29th annual employee giving campaign raised a record-breaking $301,352 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Registration Open for Memorial’s 13th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Transplant Patients

Memorial Medical Center’s 13th annual 5K Transplant Run/Walk to benefit our transplant patients will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, in Washington Park in Springfield.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards Record-Breaking $544,000 in Health-Related Grants

The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than a half-million dollars in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives – a record-breaking total for the foundation's grant program.
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Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for exhibitors to participate in its eighth annual Be Aware Women’s Fair in October.
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Festival of Trees Designers: Hit the Stores for Your 2017 Decorations

It’s a great time to plan your Festival of Trees design for next year.
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees Sets Record, Raises More Than $359,000

More than 35,000 people attended Memorial’s 27th annual Festival of Trees, which raised $359,115 to fund health-related projects and programs at Memorial Health System and in the Springfield community.
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Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $282,000 to Annual Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 28th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $282,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Medical Center Once Again Receives Rare Fivefold Accreditation for Rehabilitation Services

Memorial Medical Center has once again received a rare fivefold accreditation for its rehabilitation services from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
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Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for exhibitors to participate in its seventh annual Be Aware Women’s Fair in October.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards More Than $537,000 in Health-Related Grants

The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than $537,000 in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation Community Update Available Online

In addition to being mailed to the homes of many employees, Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 2015 community update is now available online.
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Memorial’s 2015 Festival of Trees Sets Attendance Record, Raises More Than $332,000

More than 35,000 people attended Memorial's 26th annual Festival of Trees, which raised $332,107 to fund health-related projects and programs at Memorial Health System and in the Springfield community.
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Memorial’s 26th Annual Festival of Trees Announces People’s Choice Winners

The following businesses and individuals were winners of the People’s Choice awards at the 26th annual Memorial’s Festival of Trees.
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Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $268,000 to Annual Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 27th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $268,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards More Than $500,000 in Health-Related Grants

The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than $5000,000 in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives.
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Local twins make donation to Memorial's Special Care Nursery

Twins Avery and Noah Lane had a unique request for their seventh birthday. Instead of presents from friends and family, they asked for donations to Memorial Medical Center’s Special Care Nursery.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation Annual Report Available Online

Memorial Medical Center Foundation's annual report is now available to the public online.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
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Memorial's 2014 Festival of Trees Sets Record, Raises More Than $333,000

Memorial's 25th annual Festival of Trees raised $333,889 to fund health-related projects and programs at Memorial Health System and in the Springfield community.
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Local Couple Give to Educate Future Nurses

For 28 years, Ivy Koefoed worked at the bedside of patients in the Intensive Care Unit and the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Memorial Medical Center.
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Donate to the Foundation by Shopping on Amazon

Did you know you can support Memorial Medical Center Foundation while shopping on Amazon?
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Donors Make a Difference - Consider a Gift to the Foundation this Holiday Season

Pain. Isolation. Sadness. That is not how Betty pictured life after retiring from a long career as a teacher.
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Super Survivor Didn't Let Cancer 'Define Me or Defeat Me'

It wasn't the Christmas Shauna Becker was expecting.
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Sponsorship and Designer Opportunities Available for Memorial's Festival of Trees

Sponsorship and designer opportunities are still available for Memorial's 25th anniversary Festival of Trees, "Glitter and Glisten."
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Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $250,000 to Annual Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation's 26th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $250,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Employees Give Back

The 26th annual employee giving campaign kicked off April 28 for affiliates of Memorial Health System.
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Wishes Continue to Come True Thanks to Generous Donors

Since 2012, the Sharing Wishes Fund has given hospice patients and their families an emotional lift during a challenging time in life.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation's Annual Report is Now Available to the Public Online

Memorial Medical Center Foundation's annual report is now available to the public online.
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Annual Hospice Gala to Feature Son of President Gerald Ford

Steve Ford, son of the late President Gerald R. and First Lady Betty Ford, will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Memorial Medical Center Foundation Hospice Gala on Saturday, April 12, at the Crowne Plaza, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation to Hold Gala to Raise Funds to Help Hospice Patients Fulfill Their Wishes

Tickets are now on sale for the third annual Hospice Gala sponsored by the Memorial Medical Center Foundation to raise donations for a fund that helps fulfill the wishes of hospice patients.
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Teen Makes Donation to Benefit Memorial's Regional Burn Center

Alyson Holder contemplates a career in healthcare and hopes to travel to Haiti someday as a missionary. But for now, the 14-year-old from Raymond will settle with helping patients cared for at the Regional Burn Center at Memorial Medical Center.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards More Than $435,000 in Health-Related Grants

The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than $435,000 in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives.
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Memorial's 2013 Festival of Trees Raises $308,000, Setting New Record

Memorial Medical Center's 24th annual Festival of Trees raised $308,000 to be used for health-related projects and programs in the community.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
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SIU School of Medicine Launches First Hand Transplant Program in Illinois

The Institute for Plastic Surgery at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine has launched the first clinical hand transplant program in Illinois for patients who have suffered from an amputation of their upper extremity.
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