Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation hosted their 26th Annual Donor Banquet
Thursday, April 9 at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center located
on the ASU-MH Campus.
Donors were celebrated from the beginning of the evening to the end. Twin
Lakes Community Bank employees provided free valet parking to assist attendees,
and a cocktail reception began at 5:30 p.m. in The Sheid lobby.
The dinner and ceremony began with an invocation by Baxter Regional Hospital
Foundation Board Member Chris Carter. Randall Drake, Chairman of the Baxter
Regional Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, welcomed guests and introduced
Rosalyn Blagg, Chairman of the Baxter Regional Medical Center Board of
Directors, who shared appreciation from the Hospital Board for all that
donors do on behalf of the hospital.
Ron Peterson, Baxter Regional Medical Center President and CEO, shared
his thoughts on the 2015 philanthropy impact on the Hospital, followed
by a short, fun video entitled, andldquo;It’s A Wonderful Hospital.”
Barney Larry, Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation Executive Director and
BRMC VP/Business Development introduced special guests to formally present
gifts to the Foundation. Sandy Irby, Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation
Board Member and Sr. Vice President/Trust Department Manager - Integrity
First Bank, made a check presentation of $170,000 from the trusts of Walter
Koepp and Jeanne Winters. Paul Johnson, Sr. Vice President and Trust Officer
– First Security Bank, also presented a $300,000 gift from the trust
of Olive Duggan, a longtime friend of BRMC.
Baxter Regional Medical Center and Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation
appreciate the opportunity to celebrate our donors. Since 1988, Baxter
Regional Hospital Foundation has made an unyielding commitment to Baxter
Regional Medical Center to provide the funding to ensure the best healthcare
possible. This wouldnandrsquo;t be possible without our donors and their
gifts of time, commitment and financial support! For more information
about the Foundation, call (870) 508-1770, email
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