The Lenoir Memorial Foundation publishes an annual Donor Report to provide a synopsis of yearly activities including the golf tournament and holiday reception. This report is independent of any annual reports distributed by Lenoir Memorial Hospital.
The Donor Report includes a list of the programs, projects and services funded by the Foundation during the given year. It also contains information on ways to give to the Foundation, how to include the Foundation in your estate plans, and a summary of the revenue generated from fundraising and investments. A list of donors and supporters is included in the Donor Report.
A copy of the yearly report can be obtained by contacting the Foundation office at 252-522-7262 or by emailing the Dirk Griffith foundation director at email@example.com
The birth of a baby is a time of great joy and celebration. The Lenoir Memorial Foundation is pleased to offer a very special way for parents, grandparents and friends to commemorate this wonderful event. The Cradle Crowd is a unique tribute that, unlike flowers or clothing, will last a lifetime.
With a minimum gift of $125, you will receive two beautiful satin-silver medallions etched with the actual footprint, name and date of birth of your special baby. One medallion can be placed on the Cradle Crowd wall located in the Family Birth Center reception area. You can select the spot and take pictures of the baby and family members present as the medallion is being attached. The duplicate medallion comes with a Lucite easel for a free-standing display; it can be given to the parents, grandparents or other interested party.
Proceeds from the Cradle Crowd are used to sustain and enhance newborn services and equipment at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Literally, a gift of life, your commemoration results in top quality care for a tiny newborn, life-saving technology and skilled staffing for the Family Birth Center. This gift helps to fund educational programs for new “moms” including classes on newborn care, breast feeding and infant immunization. A brochure with information about the Cradle Crowd including the enrollment form can be obtained at the nurses’ station within the Family Birth Center. Additional information is available by contacting the Foundation office at 252-522-7262.
Checks should be made payable to the Lenoir Memorial Foundation and mailed to 100 Airport Road, Kinston, NC 28501.
Holiday Benefit Reception
To kickoff the holidays, the Lenoir Memorial Foundation holds an annual Holiday Benefit Reception on the first Thursday evening following Thanksgiving. The event is held at The Bentley, a neo-classical revival home, now beautifully restored as a bed and breakfast located in the heart of downtown Kinston.
Invitations are extended to all individuals who have supported the Foundation’s projects and services throughout the year. Guests enjoy an evening of fine food while mingling with friends amidst the beautifully decorated rooms. Holiday ambiance abounds with musical entertainment playing on the mezzanine atop the grand center staircase.
For information about the Holiday Benefit Reception or to request an invitation, contact the Foundation office at 252-522-7262 or email Dirk Griffith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Benefit Golf Tournament
The Lenoir Memorial Foundation holds an annual Superball Golf Tournament each May at the Kinston Country Club. Proceeds from this year’s fundraiser will be used exclusively for upgrades in the Hospital’s Cath Lab to enhance interventional and diagnostic cardiac and vascular services. The 2013 tournament date is May 9th.
Since its inception in 1999, this event has become “the tournament to play in” for friends of the Hospital, corporate vendors and Kinston area golfers. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. A buffet lunch is served in the Club’s dining room prior to the 12 noon shotgun start.
The tournament is best known for the quality of prizes awarded to first and second place winners. A premium club goes to winners of closest to the pin on four par 3’s, and the longest and most accurate drives. The putt-off contest winner has a chance to take home a $500 cash prize.
Click here for a PDF of the tournament brochure or Click here for a digital registration form. Please print after completing and fax to 252-522-7962. We’re anticipating a full course again so please ensure your spot by registering today. Anyone interested in being a sponsor or a player in the tournament should contact the Foundation office at 252-522-7262 or email Dirk Griffith at email@example.com
Ways to Give
There are many ways to support the Lenoir Memorial Foundation. Individuals may choose options that correspond to their personal interests and provide them with distinct tax advantages. A gift of cash to the Lenoir Memorial Foundation provides immediate benefits; a deferred gift allows the donor to retain an interest in the gift property. Download the Lenoir Memorial Foundation Donation Form. If you would prefer instead to make your gift online, on a secure site, please click on Make My Gift Online.
Donations at any level are welcomed and appreciated. All gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Gifts You Can Make Today
• Cash, checks, credit card contributions (use printed form above or online), money orders and bank drafts
• Stocks, bonds or mutual funds (call the Foundation Director for details at 252-522-7262)
• Property or real estate (subject to approval by the board of directors)
• Memorials and honorariums (use printed form above)
• Pledges and installments exceeding $1,000; donors receive full tax benefits in the years of the contributions
Gifts You Can Defer Until Later
• Life insurance naming the Foundation as owner/beneficiary
• Charitable remainder trusts
• Retirement plans
• Charitable gift annuities
• Charitable lead trusts
To include the Lenoir Memorial Foundation in your estate planning, contact your financial advisor or the Foundation office at 252-522-7262.
Board of Directors
|Gary E. Black
President/CEO, Lenoir Memorial Hospital
|Eugenia Briley||Mary Cauley
Treasurer, LMH Board of Directors
|**Jeffrey C. Davis
Edward Jones Investments
|Robert T. Gallaher, M.D.
Kinston Pulmonary Associates, P.A.
|Nicholas E. Harvey, Sr.
Attorney, Nicholas E. Harvey Law Office
|J. P. Walters
Rasberry, Shackelford & Associates
|Luther E. Ledford, Jr.
Retired, First Citizens Bank
|*D. Stuart Lindley
President, Discovery Insurance Company
|Frances W. Theodorakis
Banker, First Citizens Bank
|M. W. “Pete” Pully
|Kay T. Turner
Clinical Instructor, Lenoir Memorial
|Gordon E. Vermillion
President, Select Foods
|Molly Kelley||Carey B. Washburn
Retired Chemist, E. I. DuPont
Foundation Administrative Assistant
** Vice chairperson
Fountain dedicated by Myrtilla Harvey Brody
The Lenoir Memorial Hospital Foundation was founded in 1986 as a non-profit, independent and tax-exempt charitable corporation. The primary goal of the Foundation is to receive, administer and disperse contributions for the benefit of Lenoir Memorial Hospital and the people it serves.
The Lenoir Memorial Foundation provides funding to Lenoir Memorial Hospital for the purposes of
• purchasing equipment
• upgrading medical technology for physicians and staff
• enhancing patient care
• supporting community health initiatives
• building an endowment
A capital campaign in 2006 supported Lenoir Memorial Hospital’s celebration of “100 years of hospital care”. The Foundation looks forward to playing a major role in generating funding for future capital construction projects.
An eighteen member Board of Directors governs the operations of the Foundation through quarterly meetings. Annual and quarterly audits of the Foundation’s financial records are prepared by independent accounting firms.
All gifts to the Foundation are charitable contributions and are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Private gifts and grants are the major sources of funding for our Foundation. In addition to the personal satisfaction of contributing, donors receive the Foundation’s annual Donor Report and invitations to special events sponsored by the Foundation and by Lenoir Memorial Hospital. To recognize the philanthropy of major contributors, a donor board located in the hospital lobby lists individuals and businesses contributing at identified levels annually.
Questions about the Lenoir Memorial Foundation can be answered by contacting Dirk Griffith, Executive Director, at 252-522-7262 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Needs Assessment
Lenoir County Health Department and Lenoir Memorial Hospital are conducting a county-wide health assessment. Your opinions about our community are important to us. Please complete the 2014 Community Health Assessment survey located at this link https;//docs.google.com/forms/d/1aAOrM2yYy9LUs7uhbpQY8H3Ckxdizx6xL7dG02zRjw0/viewform?usp=send_form
Farmers Market pre-ordered deliveries at LMH
Join Chelsea Sutton from Natures Touch Farm in LaGrange as she explains the pre-order process and describes products available from local farmers that will make access to fresh, local, and organic options easy for pick up at LMH. Pre-order online every other week for pick up on alternate Tuesdays outside the Minges Wellness Center. Pre-ordering online opens July 14. Information session are on July7 and July 10 at 1 p.m. at the Minges Wellness Center in studio A.LEARN MORE
Lenoir Memorial receives $282,898 grant from The Duke Endowment
Lenoir Memorial has received a $282,898 grant from The Duke Endowment to fund the development of a primary stroke center. The grant will be used to develop a comprehensive program that will stabilize the treatment stroke patients including initial acute care. Program components will include prevention, treatment, and post-care follow-up. Constance Hengel, director of Community Programming and Development states, "Death rates from stroke in eastern NC are among the highest in the state and the nation so better stroke outcomes are the goal in this intervention. Rapid recognition of stroke and reduction of time from event to treatment will be a major focus in the project. Time is brain and every minute counts for someone having a stroke. Our hope is to help the community becomes more aware of stroke symptoms and improved recognition and time for getting affected residents to our hospital quickly so we can provide rapid treatment."LEARN MORE
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) is an effective way to manage weight control. There is a nominal fee to join TOPS. Patricia Wyrick is the facilitator for Wednesday mornings and may be reached at 252-523-5391. These meetings are held from 9 am - 10:30 am in the Neuse Room at Lenoir Memorial (enter through the Minges Wellness Center entrance). Wayne Seymour is the facilitator for Monday nights and may be reached at 252-569-1681. These meetings are held from 7 pm - 8 pm in the Lenoir Memorial auditorium which is located on the lower level.LEARN MORE
Take Off Pounds Sensibly T.O.P.S.
This support group focuses on how to be successful losing weight and keeping the pounds off. There are two groups that meet at Lenoir Memorial. On Wednesday mornings meetings are held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Neuse Room located on the lower level at Lenoir Memorial. Pat Wyrick is the facilitator and may be reached at 252-523-5391. On Monday nights meetings are held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the hospital auditorium on the lower level with Wayne Seymour facilitating. He may be reached at 252-569-1681. Call either facilitor if you have questions.LEARN MORE
Sinus and allergy problems
Ask the expert - Join Dr. Barbara Goheen for expert advice on dealing with your allergies and sinus problems. Free to the public no registration required.
The painful symptoms associated with chronic sinusitis can be overwhelming. If symptoms are difficult to control with medications alone, seeing a specialist may help you to determine the best course of treatment. If you have been diagnosed with chronic sinusitis and are not responding well to antibiotics you may be a candidate for surgery. Your surgeon now has a less invasive option that is clinically proven to be safe and effective. Dr. Goheen is an ear, nose, and throat specialist at Kinston Head and Neck Physicians and surgeons, PALEARN MORE
Beginner’s Shag lessons
You're never too old to dance! Nora Parker will be teaching Beginner's Shag on six Friday nights this fall. The classes begin on October 3, will not meet on October 31, and will finish on November 14. The cost os $50 per couple and you must register with a partner. Advanced registration and payment required call 252-522-7014.LEARN MORE
Exacting Excellent Energies in Kids - tips for parenting the elementary age child
Parents with elementary age children often wonder, why do they do that? Where did the day go? How do I get more structure and schedule to help provide balance in the school/home life? Gain information about techniques that can help provide harmony when demands begin to get hectic. Learn techniques to solicit information from your child and put planning in place to work smarter as a family. Lasting relationships deserve a strong foundation and staying positive is essential. Set the example!LEARN MORE
Challenging Child Behaviors
Children up to 5 years old present new parents with many issues: ages and stages, sibling conflicts, parenting conflict, consistent discipline parameters and safety issues. Gain information on strategies to cope and set early behavior expectations that will assist families with peace and guidance as they start out with young children. Set up your family unit with determination and goals. They are worth it!!LEARN MORE
Get Your Rear in Gear! - Dec 6
This free clinic is for men & women age 40 and up who have never been screened for or had colorectal cancer. The clinic will be led by members of the WellAware team and the Lenoir Memorial Gastro staff. This screening is funded in part by a grant from Get Your Rear in Gear-Kinston and the Lenoir Memorial Foundation. Call 522-7014 to complete required registration. Enter through the Minges Wellness Center to easily access the Neuse Room.LEARN MORE