HMHEB Employee Honored with Community Service Award

BEDFORD, Texas — Brenda Whitley, special events coordinator at Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital , was recently honored with the Community Service Award from the HEB Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes outstanding community service that benefits all of Northeast Tarrant County.

Whitley has been active with the American Cancer Society, having served as the chair of the major gift task force, the metro income development committee and as chair of the Tarrant County board. ARTSNET and Hugworks both count her as a past chair and active volunteer. She has chaired the spouse and youth events for conventions of the Texas Society of CPAs, co-chaired the entertainment committee of the Texas State Republican Party Convention and chaired the finance campaign for the First United Methodist Church of Hurst.  She is a recipient of SafeHaven’s Legacy of Women Award and the Arts Leagues’ Shining Star Award.

Prior to joining Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital, Brenda served as a consumer research associate for American Airlines and a first grade teacher at Colleyville Elementary, where she was named “Teacher of the Year.” She holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of North Texas in Denton.

About Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital
Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital, an affiliate of Texas Health Resources, is a 284-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. Services provided at Harris Methodist H•E•B Hospital include outpatient surgery, women's services, a level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology care unit, neurosurgery, cardiovascular surgery and a dedicated cardiac care unit, cardiac rehabilitation, physical medicine and rehabilitation, occupational health services, psychiatric and addiction treatment and pediatrics.

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