Nov 22, 2013

Area schools raise funds for cancer awareness

The faculty and staff of the Mountain Home Kindergarten and Pinkston Middle School raised nearly $500 for the Baxter Regional Medical Centerand#39;s Peitz Cancer Support House in October. Those who donated were allowed to wear jeans to school by the day or week.

andldquo;We are very thankful for the support given to us by Mountain Home Kindergarten and Pinkston Middle School. The generosity of the faculty and staff allows us to continue helping those living in our area battling cancer,” said Regina Ellis, PCSH Coordinator.

The Peitz Cancer Support House provides various support services programs to cancer patients and their families free of charge. This is the areaandrsquo;s first line of support for cancer patients, their families, and friends from diagnosis and throughout your cancer treatment. For more information about the Peitz Cancer Support House call (870) 508-CARE (2273) or email Regina Ellis, PCSH Coordinator, at rellis@baxterregional.org.

Pictured from left with a donation check are Lindsay Newton, Mountain Home Kindergarten teacher; Regina Ellis, PCSH Coordinator; Vanessa Thomas, Mountain Home Kindergarten Principal and Michele McWilliams, Pinkston Middle School Principal.

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