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Area Businesses Supporting Fun Run and Anniversary Celebration at Texas Health Kaufman
03/23/2009

KAUFMAN, Texas — Businesses in Kaufman and surrounding communities have stepped up to support Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman’s fun run and birthday bash on March 28.

“We have truly been blessed to have so many area businesses and individuals participate in the fund-raiser and anniversary celebration,” said Pat Jackson, community outreach representative at Texas Health Kaufman. “We know times are tough and we want everyone to know that the money raised from this event will help our hospital meet the growing demands of our women’s services department. In January, nearly 60 babies were born at Texas Health Kaufman. Money collected from the event will help purchase equipment to meet those needs.”

The celebration begins at 9 a.m. at Texas Health Kaufman, located at 850 Ed Hall Drive. Texas Farm Bureau Insurance of Kaufman is the title sponsor of the event. Activities following the race include a health fair, information about the hospital, live music, animal balloons, bounce houses and a clown. Lunch and other treats will be served.

Many businesses have agreed to sponsor the event.

At the $500 level, supporters include Your Health Team LLC, Terrell Women’s Health Center and Dr. Reba Williams-White, Dr. Angelina Rivero, Dr. William R. Vandiver and the City of Kaufman.

Supporters at the $300 level include GCI Gardner Electrical, Primary Care Associates PA, Aaron Bail Bonds, Medicine Associates of Kaufman, and Dr. James Park.

Coming in at the $200 level are JRT Construction and Jim and Donna Thompson, Falcon Steel, Metro Lab Professional Association, SRC Anesthesia and Pain Management, Brashear Family Medical PA, Met Publishing/Terrell Tribune, and TVEC.

Also contributing to the event at the $100 level are Kaufman Skate Center Inc., Jonathan M. Kletz, D.P.M. P.A., The Kaufman Herald, Drs. Brady & Harris Orthodontics, Sam and Mike Lalumia (Wings), Maples Hall, State Farm Insurance, Taylor Insurance, Mitchell Welding Supply, SIG Insurance Services, Radiology Consulting Associates P.A., DJ Graphics and Jack Moore, Paul Murrey Ford-Mercury Inc., Flower Country, Medication Station/Linda Jennings Inc., Greg Sjerven/Statewide Surveying, First State Bank, Vernon and Carolyn Whitehurst, Rivero Associates, Ike Youngs Photography, Family Pharmacy in Mabank, Abox Paperboard Co., American National Bank of Texas, Tom Anderson D.D.S., and Legacy Abstract Inc.

Sponsors providing their services include Stevenson Printing, R&R Graphics, Elmoblue, and the City of Kaufman.

The event is free with the exception of race registration fees, which will benefit Texas Health Kaufman’s Women’s and Children’s department. For more information, to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, or to get registration materials, please call 972-932-7394.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service medical center serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and the southern part of Dallas County since 1979. The hospital's services include women’s services, wound care, diagnostic imaging, cardiac rehabilitation and pain management services. Texas Health Kaufman, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, was recently recognized with the Pathway to Excellence hospital designation for distinction in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma Center. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL.

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. The system of 13 hospitals includes Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, Texas Health Presbyterian hospitals, and a medical research organization. Texas Health is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital.

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