THE P OW E R OF G IVI N G
TRI - CITY HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
Celebrating 40 Years of Philanthropy
Tri-City Hospital Foundation contributions total over $25 million
he year was 1964; Lyndon Johnson was President; In 1973, the Friends of Tri-City Hospital changed its name to
T 50,000 people lived in the Tri-City area; Tri-City Hospital
was a three-year old 87-bed three story building off a dusty
the Tri-City Hospital Foundation to better reflect its mission of
building strong partnerships between the community and the
country road in Oceanside — and the power of philanthropy hospital.
arrived in North County! It was in 1979 that the Tri-City Hospital Foundation held its
Recognizing the importance of having and supporting a first annual black-tie gala, the Baile de Esperanza. The Baile
hospital “in the neighborhood,” a group of visionary North has since become one of the most successful fundraisers in
County leaders got together and on October 14, 1964 char- North County, raising more than $1.5 million for programs and
tered the Friends of Tri-City Hospital as a separate non-profit services at Tri-City Medical Center.
organization. Goals were to develop fund raising strategies to The 1980s saw substantial growth in contributions. In 1986,
sustain and grow Tri-City cumulative donations of over $5
Hospital. million had been given to the
The paving of Highway 78 in Foundation. These donations
the late 1960s, increased traffic included a $500,000 gift for car-
flow and brought greater num- diovascular surgery services and
bers of North County residents a gift from Edgar and Jo Anne
to Tri-City Hospital. There were Jones, which established the
numerous expansion projects “Special Touch” Mammography
and Tri-City Hospital rapidly program and Mammography
grew from a stand-alone cen- Center.
tral tower to a campus with The first Foundation golf
several buildings. By 1971, Tri- tournament was launched in
City Hospital had 171 beds — 1985; in 1998, TaylorMade-adi-
nearly double its original size. das became the tournament’s
The impact of the Friends of The original 87-bed hospital was completed in the summer of 1961 major sponsor. Now approach-
and on July 16, 1961 the first patient was admitted. ing its 20th year, the Taylor-
Tri-City Hospital also grew. As
more people experienced excellent patient care at Tri-City Made-adidas Golf ‘Fore’ Your Heart Tournament has raised
Hospital, philanthropic support increased. Many early gifts over $1.3 million to benefit Cardiovascular Services at Tri-City
were bequests, one of the first being $250,000 from retired Medical Center. In 1987, the Diamond Society was formed to
Vista schoolteacher Mrs. Jean Ashbrook. In recognition of her recognize the Foundation’s most generous donors.
gift and her love of newborns, ground was broken for the During the 1990s, community support strengthened. More
Ashbrook Memorial Maternity Unit in 1979. individuals made plans to include Tri-City continued on page 2
HIGHLIGHTS OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS
1981 Nuclear Imaging System — $87,000
• 1995 • Beatrice Riggs French Women’s Center — $1,300,000
1983 The Katherine Grattan Eye Center — $165,000
• 1996 • 2 Mammography Machines — $175,000
1987 Recovery Room Equipment and Remodel — $70,000
• Established Occupational Health Program — $90,000
1988 Cardiology Monitoring System — $76,000
• Critical Care Monitoring System — $81,000
Laboratory Microscan Analyzer — $95,000 EEG Machine for Neurosciences — $40,000
1989 • Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment — $116,000 Stereotactic Biopsy Machine — $202,000
Celebrating 40 Years of Philanthropy continued from page 1
Hospital Foundation in their wills than in any previous time.
In 1990, the Foundation raised over $2 million. Successful
Foundation campaigns supported the Siegel Family Surgical
Suites and an expansion of the emergency department. In
1995, Beatrice Riggs French’s contribution of more than $1
million created the Beatrice Riggs French Women’s Center.
The new millennium ushered in an outpouring of support
from the community. In 2001,
Foundation Board member
Jo Anne Jones made another
major gift, which along with
community support com-
pletely funded the Edgar and
Jo Anne Jones Women’s
Diagnostic Center. In the In February 1967, the plans for the first
Tri-City Hospital Opening Day
July 16, 1961 same year, the Foundation expansion were approved and increased
the facility by 84 beds. It provided for the
launched its first annual expansion of the laboratory, radiology,
Mardi Gras Charity Ball and Pageant — a creation of TCMC dietary and other support services.
President/CEO Art and his wife, Debbie Gonzalez. Hundreds Completed in 1971, the Medical Center
was licensed as a 171-bed general acute
of community members, staff and physicians come together care hospital, nearly double the size of the
each year to raise funds for children at the North County Child original facility.
Study Center. In just 4 years, Mardi Gras has raised $678,000!
In 2002, Dr. Neil Alan and Fran Scott and over 150 commu- North County residents recognize how fortunate we are to
nity supporters raised $750,000 to construct a new state-of- have the finest of healthcare available here at Tri-City Medical
the-art Cardiac Wellness Center. A legacy gift in 2003 from Center — right where we need it.
longtime Oceanside resident John S. Middlekauf helped This article mentions only a small sampling of the thousands
purchase a $1.6 million multi- of gifts contributed to the Foundation throughout the years. But
slice CT scanner — the each and every donation — large or small — is valued and
Foundation’s largest single gift important. So many generous individuals have played a part
to Tri-City Medical Center. In in making Tri-City Medical Center the excellent healthcare
2004 the John S. Middlekauf provider it has been since opening its doors in 1961. The
Outpatient Radiology Center Tri-City Hospital Foundation, the administration, staff, and
was opened in his honor. especially the patients at Tri-City Medical Center thank you!
Currently, the Foundation is
partnering with the community
to raise $1 million to renovate James Richard becomes the
and expand the Tri-City Medical first baby born on opening day
to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barrett
Center Emergency Department. of Vista.
We have come a long way
since we began 40 years ago. Today Tri-City Medical Center
has 397 beds, employs a staff of over 2,000, and serves a
population of more than 384,000. What hasn’t changed is Ashbrook Memorial Maternity Unit Cardiac Rehabilitation patients
was opened as a result of a launch the Inaugural Golf Tournament
the caring, commitment and generosity of the people in our on November 17, 1985 to benefit
bequest of $252,500 from former
community. Board member Jean Ashbrook. Cardiac Services.
HIGHLIGHTS OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS
1997 • State-of-the-Art Prostate Cancer Equipment — $75,000 1998 • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps — $86,000
Stroke Screening Community Outreach Program — $80,000 Expansion of Telemetry Monitoring — $200,000
EKG Archival System for Cardiology — $122,000 Community Outreach Dementia Program — $51,000
Cardiac Rehab Telemetry Monitors — $63,000 1999 • Equipment to Lift and Transfer Patients and
OR Endoscopy Monitor — $23,000 establishing the Lift Team Program — $160,000
Occupational Health Expansion — $175,000
2 Interventional Radiology Angio Suite — $75,000
The Foundation Honors Our Most Generous Donors at the
Diamond Society Reception
reception was held on September 28, 2004 to celebrate Held in the courtyard
A and honor members of the Tri-City Hospital Foundation
Diamond Society — the Foundation’s most generous donors. A
in front of the Edgar
and Jo Anne Jones
special tribute was paid to new Lifetime Members and those Women’s Diagnostic
reaching increased levels of giving. They include: Center, the reception
also celebrated the
New Lifetime members (gifts totaling $10,000 or more) 40th anniversary of the
Biogen IDEC Foundation Foundation. Guests had
Betty and Larry Dorsa the opportunity to see a John Haedrich presents award to honorees
In Loving Memory of Isabelle Brodie, Martha Brodie and Foundation retrospec- Charlene and Dr. Joel Heiser
Elizabeth Honeck tive, participate in a wine tasting and sample delicious hors
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur A. Gonzalez
d’oeuvres and desserts. One of the highlights of the evening was
Steven L. Guber, M.D.
viewing the magnificent new original art piece in the lobby of
Dr. Joel and Charlene Heiser
the Women’s Diagnostic Center. Commissioned by Jo Anne
Lamkin Grip Corporation
Jones and created by artist Randall M. Hasson and John Webster,
Bonnie M. Prescott
the mural symbolizes the concept that there is always hope.
The Salvatierra Family
Don and Donna Schempp Members of the community are cordially invited to stop by and
Mrs. Patricia B. Shannon see this inspiring 12-foot wide mural.
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton The evening’s program included speakers Debbie King,
Sue L. Steinberg Foundation Executive Director; Stephen Dorros, M.D., President
Dr. and Mrs. Friedrich W. Tittel of the Board of Trustees; and
The California Endowment Jo Anne Jones, founding
Joyce Lee, tri-city florist Diamond Society member.
Dr. Bruce and Carolee Warden Awards were presented by
W.L. Gore & Associates Diamond Society founding
members John Haedrich,
Lifetime Patrons (gifts totaling $25,000-$49,999)
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Colucci Diamond Society Chair, and
North County Times Frank Mercardante.
Tri-City Hospital Auxiliary Honoree Dr. Steven Guber and
Tri-City Orthopaedic Surgery Medical Group
Lifetime Associates (gifts totaling $50,000-$99,999)
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Narvey
Lifetime Ambassadors (gifts totaling $250,000-$499,999)
Medical Staff of Tri-City Medical Center
North County Radiology Medical Group
TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company
Tri-City Emergency Medical Group
Lifetime Partners (gifts totaling $500,000-$999,999) (L to R): Honorees GG Salvatierra, Larry and Betty Dorsa,
Louise Eggleston Art and Debbie Gonzalez
(L to R): John Haedrich, Dr. Stephen Dorros, Debbie King and Jo Anne Jones unveils the inspiring art work at the
Frank Mercardante Women's Diagnostic Center, “There is always Hope” .
Bob Pickrel Honored as Volunteer of the Year
obert (Bob) Pickrel, Board of Trustee member, has been “arrived” and we could truly support the needs of the Medical
R named a 2004 North County Philanthropy Council
Volunteer of the Year. Bob, along with other North
Center and people of North County.
“Serving as a Board of Trustee member all these
County Volunteers, was honored at a special recog- years has provided me with the opportunity to make
nition luncheon held on November 10 at the a difference in health and well being in our commu-
California Center for the Arts, Escondido. nity,” said Bob. “I became involved and am still
Bob, the longest standing member of the Tri-City involved because Tri-City Medical Center does so
Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees, joined the much good for all of us. It has been my privilege to
Board in 1980. During his tenure, Bob has held all be a spokesperson for our treasured community
officer positions on the Board — including two asset — Tri-City Medical Center.”
terms as President — and has helped guide the Bob and his wife of 53 years, Darlene, live in
growth of the Foundation and expand philanthropy Oceanside and have two daughters and three grand-
in our community. children. Bob retired in 1991 from his position
Bob said that one of his most rewarding experiences is to see as Vice-President/Area Manager for Bank of America where he
how much Tri-City Medical Center and the Foundation have worked for 41 years. An avid fan of exercise, Bob runs three
grown and how much we have accomplished throughout the miles three times a week, surfs and plays golf.
years. He recalls that when the first $1 million gift was received Thank you Bob for your extraordinary volunteer commitment
he thought that finally the Tri-City Hospital Foundation had and support.
Introducing Two New Members of the Foundation Staff
Andie Case: Major Gifts Officer Christine Norell: Annual Giving Officer
ndie Case has joined the Foundation hristine Norell is the Foundation’s new
A staff as Major Gift Officer, bringing a
wealth of fund development knowledge and
C Annual Giving Officer. Christine was
formerly an Associate Vice President and
experience. Andie worked most recently as Associate Director of Development at Scripps
an Associate Vice President of Development Foundation for Medicine and Science at
at Scripps Memorial in La Jolla. Her past expe- Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. She has
rience includes positions with the San Diego an extensive background in marketing and
Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Child sales, having worked previously for several
Abuse Prevention Foundation and the San Diego Junior League. high-tech manufacturing companies.
Andie graduated from the University of Denver with a B.A. in “I am thrilled to join the Foundation team in their efforts to
English. She currently lives in Carlsbad, has three children, three raise funds and broaden community outreach,” said Christine.
cats and a dog. An accomplished competitive equestrian and Christine graduated from St. Cloud State University in
tennis player, Andie enjoys sports, gardening and all outdoor Minnesota with a BS degree in Marketing. A resident of Rancho
activities. Penasquitos, she likes to roller blade, garden and tackle home
“I am very pleased to be part of the Foundation staff,” said improvement projects. In addition, Christine volunteers at local
Andie. “I look forward to further developing philanthropy at churches and participates in the San Diego Christian Writer’s
Tri-City through increasing the growth, visibility and communi- Guild.
ty involvement of the Foundation.”
HIGHLIGHTS OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS
2000 • General Surgery – 3 Cell Saver Units — $52,000 2002 • Cardiac Wellness Center — $750,000
Remodel of MRI Patient Area — $43,000 2003 • John S. Middlekauf Outpatient Radiology Center — $1,640,000
Cardiac Surgery Biomedicus Pumps — $26,000 2004 • Foundation continues its commitment to Tri-City Hospice providing over
Heart to Heart Children’s Bereavement Program — $30,000 $230,000 to support bereavement programs and end of life hospice care.
2001 • Edgar and JoAnne Jones Women's Diagnostic Center — $965,000 Expansion and renovation of Emergency Department — $1,000,000
Mystick Krewe de Trois Announces
2005 Theme and Royal Court
Le Masquerade du
he Mystick Krewe de Trois and the Tri-City Hospital
T Foundation are pleased to announce the theme for the
2005 Mardi Gras Charity Ball & Pageant, Le Masquerade du
Moulin Rouge — Where Cabaret Meets Mardi Gras.
This year, Mardi Gras will be held on Saturday, January 22,
2005. Be sure to circle this date in
red on your calendar so that you lovely Princesses: Diana Barry,
can experience this magical sponsored by the Administration of
evening when the Eiffel Tower TCMC; Katherine Cho, sponsored
vaults skyward and the sails of the by the Tri-City Auxiliary and
Moulin Rouge begin turning over Bethany Marinelli, sponsored by
the Serra Center at Mission San Pediatrix, Inc.
Luis Rey in Oceanside. Call Tri-City Hospital Foundation
The Fifth Anniversary Royal at (760) 940-3370 for more informa-
Court of the Masquerade du tion, to sponsor or purchase tickets.
Moulin Rouge was announced
recently by the Captain of the All proceeds from Mardi Gras
Krewe. Serving as King and benefit the North County
His Majesty, Her Majesty, Child Study Center.
Queen of the Realm of Oceanside, Dr. Randy Browning Kathy Francisco
Vista and Carlsbad are their
Majesties Randy Browning, M.D., and Kathy Francisco.
Dukes of the Bal Masque are Ellis Diamond, M.D., Fred Just
and Rudy Gastelum. Duchesses are Marcia Cavanaugh, Ondrea
Labella and Paula de Sousa. The Krewe is pleased to welcome
its first Prince, Mark Wosk, sponsored by
Dr. & Mrs. Bernard Wosk, as well as three
Duchesses of the Realm (L to R): Marcia Cavanaugh,
Ondrea Labella and Paula de Sousa.
Duke Fred Just and Pictured left to right are Princesses Bethany Marinelli, Katherine Cho,
Duke Rudy Gastelum Diana Barry. Bernard Wosk, MD is filling in for his son Prince Mark J. Wosk.
(Duke Ellis Diamond, M.D.not pictured)
Message from Tri-City Hospital Foundation
the President — Welcomes New Board
Dr. Stephen Dorros Member Mark King
ark King, President of TaylorMade-adidas has recently
A s the Foundation celebrates 40
years of philanthropy and accom- M joined the Board of Trustees. Mark has worked for
TaylorMade-adidas every year but one since he graduated from
plishment, I am reminded that we have
achieved so much because of you, your University of Wisconsin at Green Bay in 1981. Mark lives in
commitment and your generous contri- Carlsbad and has two children.
butions. Joining the Board of Trustees has deepened a nearly 10 year
As a physician, I have seen healthcare partnership between Tri-City Hospital Foundation and
change throughout the years. Medicine TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company, who has been the title
has made tremendous progress in sponsor of the Golf ‘Fore’ Your Heart Tournament since 1995.
saving, extending and improving the quality of lives. Modern “The golf tournament is a great vehicle
medicine cares for the patient as a whole person, with to bring the community, businesses, and
emotional and spiritual dimensions as well as physical needs. the medical center together,” said Mark.
Technology is constantly advancing and changing — becoming “I’m excited to be part of the Foundation.
more sophisticated and playing an ever-increasing role in I know several people on the Found-
diagnosis and treatment. ation Board, and becoming a member is
Keeping equipment, facilities, and programs current costs a further way for me and TaylorMade-
money, and today philanthropy is even more important than adidas to support the healthcare needs of
ever. In the last 40 years, generous donations to the Tri-City our North County community.”
Hospital Foundation have been responsible for countless proj-
ects at Tri-City Medical Center. Yet there is so much more to do.
I hope we can continue to count on you, our loyal
supporters, and attract others to join us and continue the
honored tradition of philanthropy.
We invite you to visit our website:
Dr. Stephen M. Dorros
Tri-City Hospital Foundation
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Stephen M. Dorros, M.D., F.A.C.R.
Mary Fenton, R.N., M.N. Non-Profit
Neil Joebchen, M.D. Organization
Sandra L. Matheus
Albert Colucci U.S. Postage
4002 Vista Way • Oceanside, CA 92056
Jo Anne C. Jones
Tel: (760) 940-3370 • Fax: (760) 940-4053 PA I D
John H. Haedrich
Permit No. 475
Beth Browning Escondido, CA
Robert H. Carter
Barbara Deza, M.D.
Ellis R. Diamond, M.D.
Eva K. Lean, M.D.
Randall L. Mitchell
Robert A. Pickrel
Richard A. Young
Anastasia E. Weil