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Presbyterian Hospital of Allen Donates $7,500 to Support 2008 Komen North Texas Race for the Cure®
04/25/2008

ALLEN, Texas - Presbyterian Hospital of Allen (PHA) has donated $7,500 to support the 2008 Komen North Texas Race for the Cure®, scheduled for Saturday, June 7, at EDS Global Headquarters in Plano. The donation was made by PHA for the second consecutive year. PHA President Sheila McKinney and Women's Service Director Barbara Quast presented a check to Jennifer Hernandez, board president of the North Texas affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, at the hospital last week.

"Presbyterian Hospital of Allen is proud to continue to provide funds to support the Komen North Texas Race for the Cure," McKinney said.  "Our employees and medical staffs share the organization's mission of educating women about early detection, prevention and treatment of breast cancer."

The race includes a one-mile Family Fun Run/Walk and a 5K Run/Walk. For more information on the 2008 Komen North Texas Race for the Cure®, please visit http://www.komennorthtexas.org/.

About Presbyterian Hospital of Allen
Established in 2000, Presbyterian Hospital of Allen is a member of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources.  PHA is a 62-bed acute-care hospital serving the North Collin County area. Key services offered include comprehensive women's services, obstetrics (including Level II neonatal services), orthopedics, pediatrics, gastroenterology, urology, cardiology, wound care and sleep medicine.  PHA has more than 425 physicians on its medical staff, practicing in more than 25 specialties.  For more information about PHA, visit http://www.phscare.org/.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.  THR controls 13 affiliated hospitals and a medical research organization, and is a corporate member or partner in seven additional hospitals and surgery centers.  THR's family of hospitals includes Harris Methodist Hospitals, Arlington Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare System.  For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit http://www.texashealth.org/.

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Contact:
Donna Steph Hansard
972-981-8532
DonnaHansard@TexasHealth.org

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