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Texas Health HEB Auxiliary Donates Books to Elementary Students
05/26/2009

BEDFORD, Texas — The Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford Auxiliary recently donated books as a present for each of the 106 graduating kindergarteners at Bell Manor Elementary. The hospital auxiliary also donated more than a dozen books to the school’s library.

Auxiliary members presented the books
Auxiliary members (from left) presented the books: Auxiliary President Linda Barron, Lynda Moore, Loraine Sekula, Cindy O'Harra, Diane Brammer and Stephanie Fein.

"We wanted all the children to have their very own book as they learn the magic of reading," said Linda Barron, auxiliary president. "We know how important that can be to a child."

"Some of the children's parents are also learning English," said Carolyn Braxton, director of the Texas Health HEB Volunteer Services/Auxiliary. "So the books will benefit them as well."

Each year at the beginning of school, the auxiliary also provides back-to-school packs for kindergarteners and first-graders.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 284-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. The hospital’s services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology care unit, cardiac rehabilitation and psychiatric and addiction treatment. Texas Health HEB is an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/HEB.

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. Texas Health’s system of 14 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, and Texas Health Presbyterian, and an organization for medical research and education. Texas Health Organization for Physicians and Texas Health Physicians Group provide a variety of models for engagement with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned by Texas Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office management and other business services to support their practices. 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 TexasHealth.org.

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

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