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									Spring Edition 2010                                    F O U N D AT I O N

                                  From the Desk                                                                                   CHRISTUS St. Michael
                                        of                                                         Best Companies                         again named

                                                                                                     to Work for in                       One of Best
                                                                                                                                          To Work For
                                 Chris Karam, FACHE, President/CEO                                             2010                           In Texas
  helping hands
                                                     for Haiti
                                                                                                I am pleased to announce that CHRISTUS St. MIchael
                                                                                                ranked #6 as one of the “Best Companies
 CHRISTUS Health’s Task Force on Haitian         Large Henry Crumpton, who made                                      ,
                                                                                                to Work for in Texas” ranking third in the
 Relief sent a 20-member team and medical        arrangements for a charter Boeing 737          large business category. This award program
 supplies to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to provide   aircraft to remain available for the trip to   was designed to recognize the best employers in the state,
 clinical and spiritual care from Feb. 20-27,    Haiti. Congressman Alexander represents
 2010. This was done in partnership with         the 5th Congressional District of Louisiana,   who make it a priority to create better workplaces for their
 the University of Miami Miller School of        which includes CHRISTUS St. Frances            employees.
 Medicine.                                       Cabrini Hospital and CHRISTUS St. Joseph’s
 The team, led by CHRISTUS Health
                                                                                                Seven Associates traveled to Austin on Feb. 28, 2010 to
 CEO Dr. Tom Royer who has both ED                                                              represent CHRISTUS St. Michael at the awards ceremony:
 and general surgery experience, was                                                            Rosalind Cursh, Kristen White, Tyler Johnson, Antoinette
 comprised of a wide range of clinical                                                          Peters, Cristy Lummus, Kathy Brolo, and Rhonda Sherman.
 specialists from across the CHRISTUS
 system, including anesthesiologists,                                                           Several of them expressed what the trip meant to them with
 surgeons, Nurse Anesthetists, RNs,                                                             the following comments:
 and two spiritual care providers. Rae
 Thigpen was a member of this team                                                              “Thank you to CHRISTUS for allowing me the privilege to
 and served as an OR RN.
                                                                                                accompany such a great group of Associates to Austin. I did not
 The CHRISTUS team served at a                                                                  know a soul at the beginning of the trip and came away with
 hospital opened by the University                                                              the confirmation that we should be #1!” --Kathy Brolo, Clinical
 of Miami in Port-au-Prince after the
 massive Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake                                                              Services, CSMRH.
 left the city without a functioning
 medical institution. The 240-bed                                                               “The Austin trip made a lasting impression of how our company
 “hospital” is a four-tent compound          Rae Thigpen, RN with newly born baby               really cares about its Associates, and I felt very blessed to be a
 at the edge of the Port-au-Prince           delivered in the “surgery suite” in Haiti
 airport. With four operating                                                                   part. It says a lot about our leadership here and reiterates the fact
 rooms, dialysis and X-ray machines, The team had internet and AT&T cell                        they appreciate the time and effort each one of us dedicates to
 telemedicine capabilities and sleeping phone access. Rae sent text messages via                St. Michael in making it a stand out company.” --Tyler Johnson,
 accommodations, it has become a beacon her personal cell phone several times a
 of life for the country’s critically injured day. Those messages were then sent out            Administration, CSM.
 residents. The CHRISTUS Health team through email to our CSM Associates. Dr.
 traveled with supplies and medication for Royer’s blog site, wiresidechatwithdrtom.            “It was an honor to be selected and the experience was once in a
 patients, as well as meals and water for, was updated daily                       lifetime opportunity!” --Kristin White, HR Recruiter, CSM.
 their use in Haiti.                           with reports of the team’s activities
                                               and encounters. The stories are both
 The team and their supplies were heartbreaking and inspiring at the same                       “It was such an honor to be one of the Associates chosen to
 transported in a plane secured by time, while making us thankful for the                       represent CHRISTUS St. Michael and to be present at the award
 Congressman Rodney Alexander, who many blessings and opportunities we                          ceremony, which recognized us as the 6th Best Place to Work in
 worked with former Ambassador-at- have.
                                                                                                Texas. It was a most enjoyable trip and a great opportunity to
                                                                                                get to know the other Associates better.” --Antoinette A. Peters,
                                                                                                Assistant Chaplain, Spiritual Care.

                                              Our Mission: To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ

                                                                                                               The 2010 CHRISTUS St. Michael
                                                                                                               Foundation Gala was held on Friday,
                                                                                                               February 5th at Northridge Country
                                                                                                               Club. The night was described as “One
                                                                                                               Epic Night of Dinnertainment” and lived
                                                                                                               up to the billing. Featuring a Motown
                                                                                                               Review performed by “The Soulsations,”
                                                                                                               a wonderful dinner along with a night of
                                                                                                               fun and dancing was had by all.

                                                                                                               This year’s event supported the Texarkana
                                                                                                               Community Clinic. The Clinic, which
                                                                                                               opened in August 2008, was formed
        1.                                                                                                     through the combined efforts of the
                                                                                                               CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System and
                                                                                                               the University of Arkansas for Medical
                                                                                                               Sciences Area Health Education Center

                                                                                                               Your support of this year’s Foundation Gala
                                                                                                               helped the Texarkana Community Clinic
                                                                                                               continue to serve hundreds each month,
                                                                                                               who are in desperate need of quality
                                                                                                               healthcare services by raising $65,000.
                                               3.                                                              CHRISTUS St. Michael deeply appreciates
                                                                                                               your continued commitment to better the
                                                                                                               health of those in need.

                                                                                                2.                                                          5.





 1. Judge Caroline & Mike Craven 2. Michelle & Chris Karam 3. Troy & Anna Marie Hornsby, Ed Miller 4. Glenda & Dr. Bryan Griffin 5. Gail & Dr. Ed Eichler
 6. Whitney & Vickers Fuqua 7. Stephanie Wyly and Sister Damian Murphy 8. Nancy & Ben Sandefur, Susan Landreaux 9. Jeff & Darrah McGuire
     CHRISTUS St. Michael Health              pediatrician, who was
System conducted a Blessing, Ribbon           recruited by NICS or
Cutting, and Reunion to celebrate             Newborn        Intensive
babies born in the first year of the          Care Specialists to
hospital’s Level III NICU (Neonatal           return to her hometown
Intensive Care Unit) on Tuesday, Feb.         to help develop the
16, 2010.                                     new unit. “The fact that
     In November 2009, CHRISTUS               our smallest patients
St. Michael completed a $1.3 million          can get advanced
expansion project for the Neonatal            care without leaving
                                                                                             From left to right, Chris Karam, President/CEO
Intensive Care Unit (NICU), which opened      the region is extremely rewarding,” Dr.        CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System; Sister
in February of 2009 as a Special Care         Keeney said. “Because the incidence of         Damian Murphy, Vice President of Mission
Nursery to provide neonatal care for          premature birth has increased in the           Integration; Susan Keeney, M.D., NICU Medical
high-risk infants. “CHRISTUS St. Michael      United States, including the Texarkana         Director; and Shelly Brown, RN, Director of
established the nursery to address a          region, the CHRISTUS St. Michael NICU          Women and Children’s Department.
community need and allow babies born          certainly helps meet a great need for our
before they are ready to face the world to    community,” Keeney said. “It is truly a joy
thrive close to home,” said Nancy Keenan,     and blessing to be a critical part of these
RN, MSN, MBA,Vice President/Chief Nurse       babies’ lives from birth until they are able
Executive.                                    to leave the NICU and go home to their
     “Over 154 babies have been               families.”
nurtured through our NICU or Special                “Community support helped the
Care Nursery, allowing their families to      NICU become reality as CHRISTUS
stay closer to home while their babies        St. Michael extends the healing ministry
receive Level III neonatal intensive care.    of Jesus Christ to our youngest patients
Many of the babies would have been            and their families,” said Keenan. “We want
transferred to other facilities outside the   to take this opportunity to thank the
Texarkana region without the neonatal         people of Texarkana for their outstanding
intensive care services now provided at       involvement in the 2009 Great Texarkana
CHRISTUS St. Michael,” Brown reports.         Duck Race presented by the CHRISTUS
     CHRISTUS St. Michael converted the       St. Michael Friends of the Foundation,”
former Transitional Care Unit located on      said Keenan. “Proceeds from the duck
5 North into the NICU. The expanded           race benefited the NICU. In addition to
NICU is equipped with state-of-the-art        the Friends of the Foundation, other
specialized beds called Giraffe Omni          major donors include CHRISTUS                  Grayson Miller, born Feb 2, 2009, with his
beds, which convert for the different         St. Michael Auxiliary, an anonymous            parents Kim and Wayne Miller. Grayson was
needs of each newborn, according to           gift in honor of Gina and David Fant and       the first baby born in the CHRISTUS St. Michael
                                                                                             Special Care Nursery opened on Feb. 1, 2009,
Brown.                                        Family, BancorpSouth, Judge Leon and
                                                                                             now the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit).
     The Medical Director for the NICU        Shirley Pesek, Sr., the Junior League of
is Texarkana native, Dr. Susan Keeney,        Texarkana 2009-2010 Provisional Class,
board-certified     neonatalogist      and    and the Wayne Garrison Charitable Trust.”

  CHRISTUS                                                             With          Grateful Thanks...
                                                            We give thanks to the friends of CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System
  St. Michael                                                for their thoughtful suppor t from July 1, 2009 – February 28, 2010.
  Health System                                      DONORS
                                                                                 Folks in ER
                                                                                 Jo Ann Guthrie
                                                                                                               Melinda Phillips
                                                                                                               Errol Friedman
                                                                                                                                            Sudheer Jayaprubhu,
                                                                                                                                                                          Dr. & Mrs. Christopher Lux
                                                                                                                                                                          Alex Reading Meyer

                                                     Virginia Cameron                                                                       Karla Watson                  Susan & Dennis               Dorothy Hawkins
                                                     Dr. & Mrs. Andrew G.        Lowell Vereen, M.D.           John Cozart, M.D.                                           Landreaux                   Margaret & Charles Bruce
                                                      Goesl                      Zella Hudson                  Ruby Combs                   Mandy Westbrook                                            Neva Herring
                                                     Nola Griffin                Twila, Stan & Larry                                        Karla Watson                  Ruth & Francis Kale          Charles & Betty Hlavinka
                                                     Weldon Johnson               Thompson                     Cherri Rose                                                Mr. & Mrs. Walter C. Baber   Robert S. McGinnis, Jr.
                                                     Wanda Looney                Guy Redden                    Ruby Combs                   Jan Maxwell                   Danny, Denise & Andrew       Sunny Tate
                                                     Jerre & Bill Roberts        Ola Steuart                                                Karla Watson                   Nicholson
                                                     Cindy & Mike Sandefur                                     Angie Scovel                                                                            Community Clinic
Executive                                            Elizabeth Velez
                                                     Junie & Dennis Young
                                                                                 Jeffrey DeHaan, M.D.
                                                                                 Mattie Jo Waltmon
                                                                                                               Ruby Combs                   Dena Wright
                                                                                                                                            Karla Watson
                                                                                                                                                                          Katelyn Miller
                                                                                                                                                                          CHRISTUS St. Michael
                                                                                                                                                                           ICU Associates
                                                                                                                                                                                                       David McElroy, M.D.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       CHRISTUS St. Michael
Committee                                            Beck Trust
                                                     Stephen Byrne Education
                                                                                 Nurses/6 North
                                                                                 Carl Stafford
                                                                                                               Justin Brown
                                                                                                               Hosey Brown                  Lora Grider
                                                                                                                                            Karla Watson
                                                                                                                                                                          Eileen Stearman
                                                                                                                                                                          Michelle & Chris Karam
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Rehab Hospital
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cardiac Pulmonary
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rehab Patients
Jim Wyly - Chair                                     Mildred Cabe Cook
                                                      Foundation                 Chris Alkire, M.D.
                                                                                                               D. Birch
                                                                                                               Kathy Larsen, M.D.           Heather Edwards               Karen Stroud
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mrs. Wayne Carmickle
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Linda & Jim Estill
Dean Barry - Vice Chair                              Patient Support Services,
                                                                                 Anna Mae Dillingham
                                                                                                               Melba Larsen
                                                                                                                                            Karla Watson                  Eileen Stearman              Mr. & Mrs. Bob McCall
                                                                                                                                                                                                        & Family
                                                                                                                                                                          Johnny Andrews
Vickers Fuqua - Secretary                            Vasco McCoy, Jr.
                                                                                 James Hurly, M.D. &
                                                                                                               Kathy Larsen, M.D.           Gregg Anderson
                                                                                                                                            Karla Watson
                                                                                                                                                                          Eileen Stearman
                                                                                                                                                                          Nancy & Joe Robbins
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. David
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Harmon & Family
Shawn Barnett - Treasurer                            Susan G. Komen
                                                                                 Twila, Stan & Larry
                                                                                                               Debra Lawrence
                                                                                                               Larry Dollar                 Krystyna Crabtree             Francis Kale
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dorothy Russell
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Linda & Frank McCauley
                                                     Sturgis Charitable Trust                                                               Karla Watson                  Workhorse Marketing          Friends at Gray’s Jewelers
                                                                                 Nurses/4th Floor              Charles Melton, M.D.                                       Levenson & Hill              Rhonda & Thomas
                                                     Designations                Twila, Stan & Larry           Eldo Roberts                 Jil Stuard                    Texarkana Chamber             Kupcho
 Foundation Board                                    Auxiliary                    Thompson                                                  Karla Watson                   of Commerce
                                                     Office Equipment of                                       Janene Davis                                               Michelle & Chris Karam       Cardio Rehab
 Van Alexander           Ed Miller                    Texarkana                  Nurses/4th Floor-             Louise Davis                 Jenni Hedrick                 Susan & Dennis               Mary Edith Merriman
                                                     Miller, James, Miller, &     Cardiac                                                   Karla Watson                   Landreaux                   Edith Golf
 Bradley Hardin          Julia Mobley                 Hornsby, LLP               Vida Brine                    Erica Edmonson                                                                          Bonnie McCrary
                                                                                                               James H. Gunter              Gracie Gooden                 Alice Wilkins                Cappy Dunn
 Anna Marie Hornsby      Judy Morgan                 IN HONOR                    Nurses/ 5th Floor                                          Karla Watson                  A. E. Andrews, M.D.
 Gene Joyce              Sr. Damian Murphy           Helping Hand                Twila, Stan & Larry           Andree Ray                                                                              Endowment Fund
                                                      Program                     Thompson                     Samantha Pritchett           Antoinette Peters             Billy Dyer                   Tom Byrne
 Chris Karam             John O’Donnell              Donors                                                                                 Karla Watson                  Michelle & Chris Karam       Mona & Stephen Wright
 Dennis Landreaux        William B. Roberts          Elias Ocampo                Joyce Benton                  Greg Reed
                                                     James W. Pedigo             Frances Berryhill             Samantha Pritchett           Susan Keeney, M.D.            Pearl Woods                  Neonatal Intensive
 Lance Lee               Sean Rommel                 Bill Gutierrez                                                                         Karla Watson                  Michelle & Chris Karam       Care Unit (NICU)
 Nita Loveall            Robert Sheppard             Margaret Phelps             CHRISTUS St. Michael          Mandy Howell                                                                            Katelyn Miller
                                                     Eveln Martindale             Associates                   Samantha Pritchett           Whitney Eddy                  Leo C. Meafee, Sr.           CHRISTUS St. Michael
 Molly Beth Malcolm      Damon Young                 Charles Quillin             Toni Wilson                                                Ruth McKinney                 Michelle & Chris Karam       Human Resources,
                                                     Mr. & Mrs. George E.        Christine Freeman             Joy Wilkey                                                                               EAP & Organizational
                                                      Day, Jr.                   Tommy Sharp                   Samantha Pritchett           IN MEMORY                     Patricia Russell              Effectiveness
                                                     Barry Stanley               Boyce A. Smith                                             Thelma Mitchell               Michelle & Chris Karam
                                                     Marsha Somerville                                         Heather Bollman              Ray Anstead                   Susan & Dennis               Nursing Education
 Foundation                                          Bernice Wyrick              James Hurly, M.D.             Erika Yow                                                   Landreaux                   Fund
                                                                                 Guy Redden                                                 Mary Stafford                                              Katelyn Miller
                                                     In Honor                    Rev. James Shaddox            6th Floor Staff              Carl Stafford                 Agatha Gabriel               CHRISTUS St. Michael
 Greg Arnold             Jack McCubbin, M.D.         Kelly Wright                                              Jeannine & Arkie Knight                                    Michelle & Chris Karam        PACU Associates
 David Boone             Darrah McGuire              Cindy Porter                Lacy McKee                                                 Lois Chiarizio
                                                                                 Elizabeth Hawkins             Heather Bollman              Michelle & Chris Karam        Bernice F. Roberts           DUCK PADDLE
 Joan Carter             Selden McMillin, Jr.        Kelly Ellis                                               Erika Yow                                                  Eldo Roberts                 Top Duck
                                                     Meredith & Ethel            Billy D. Parsons, M.D.                                     Sylvia Bordelon Peavy                                      KKYR
 Renee Clem              George McWilliams            Edwards                    David M. Holder               6th Floor South              Michelle & Chris Karam        Helen Murphy
 Mike Conway             Paul Miller                                                                           Jeannine & Arkie Knight                                    Dr. & Mrs. Tom Alston        Mallard
                                                     Lora Grider                 Wilda Akins                                                Bobby Adlof                                                AEP Southwestern
 Lucille Cook            Debra Moore                 Lanessa Bates               Robert D. Mosley              Margaret Davis               Michelle & Chris Karam        Ricky Don Nichols              Electric Power
 Mike Craven             Henry Moore, III                                                                      Deborah Eldredge                                           Doris Ann & Damon Young      Alexander’s Jewelers
                                                     Laura Balmain, M.D.         Sharon Smith                                               Phyllis Marie Jones                                        ARAMARK
 Billy Crutchfield       Joe Nichols                 Timothy Dinkins             Stan Thompson                 Matt Young, M.D.             Michelle & Chris Karam        Ray Tate                     Arkansas Blue Cross
 Jane Daines             Gary Nutter                                                                           Penny Marques                                              Larry Peebles, M.D.            Blue Shield
                                                     Orthopedic Floor Staff      Carrie Pickering                                           J. J. Grace                                                CEP America – Texas
 Helen Daniel            Michael Paolucci, M.D.      Mr. & Mrs. Michael Terral   Stan Thompson                 The Sisters of               Michelle & Chris Karam        Andrew Goesl, M.D.           CHRISTUS Health
                                                                                                                St. Michael                                               Larry Peebles, M.D.          City of Texarkana, Texas
 Jim Day                 Dorothy Sue Patterson       Darla McCasland             Rebecca McElwee               Maria S. Hale                Tom Byrne                     A. E. Andrews, M.D.          Congregation of the
 John M. Dodge, M.D.     Angela Perry, M.D.          Barbara Pickett             CHRISTUS St. Michael                                       Drs. Myra & John Gillean      Dr. & Mrs. Tom Alston          Sisters of Charity
                                                                                  Surgical Services            David Berry Flenniken        James Chiarizio                                               of the Incarnate Word
 Margaret Dowd           Greg Pulido                 Christy Pierce                                            Iris Flenniken               Marietta & John Stroud        Dorthea Boston                  Houston, Texas
 Judy Folsom             Jane Qualls                 Barbara Pickett             James Ray                                                  Dr. & Mrs. F. E. Joyce        Dr. & Mrs. Christopher Lux   Eagle 106.3
                                                                                 James A. Chiarizio            CHRISTUS St. Michael         Martha & Carroll Allen                                     Holiday Cleaners/
 John R. Gregory, M.D.   Norman Rochelle             Suzanne Cranford                                          Iris Flenniken               Dr. & Mrs. Fred               Bobby Bohn                    TEC Linens
 Bryan Griffin, M.D.     Sally Sue Rodgers           Norma Rae Smith             Maxine Redmond                Rev. James Shaddox            Hutcheson, Jr.               Dr. & Mrs. Christopher Lux   Mix 93.3
                                                                                 Jane Mitchell                                              Dr. & Mrs. Bob Burnett                                     Orr Hyundai
 Stan Griffin, M.D.      Ben Sandefur                Sheila Jenkins                                            Cindy Davidson, RN           Patty & B. Smith              Elsie Jones                  Power 95.9
                                                     Cecil House                 Christine Birmingham          Jessica Davis                A. E. Andrews, M.D.           Dr. & Mrs. Christopher Lux   Radiology Consultants
 John Jarvis             Mike Sandefur                                           Elizabeth Hawkins                                          LifeNet                       Dr. & Mrs. James Urbina      Texarkana Gazette
 Alan Jean, M.D.         Malcolm Smith, M.D.         Toni Russell                                              Kim Turner, CST              Shirley & Ed Finn                                          Truman Arnold
                                                     Linda Privitt               Ann Jackson                   Vickie Hurst                 Julia Mobley                  Jake McMillan                  Companies
 F. E. Joyce, M.D.       Tony Smith                                              Cecil House                                                Larry Peebles, M.D.           Michelle & Chris Karam       Workhorse Marketing
 Mike Kennedy            John F. Stroud, Jr.         All Nurses in ICU                                         Eddie Scates, CRNA           Eileen Stearman
                                                     Garland E. Allison, Sr.     Nurses & Staff/3rd            Vickie Hurst                 Kathy & George Lease          Andrew Monroe                Pintail
 Brent Langdon           William C. Tompkins, M.D.                                Floor                        Mark Ford, RN                Michelle & Chris Karam         Garner                      Lisa & Bobby Howell
 Dorothy Lawrence        Temple Webber               Sara Marchand               Bill Feazell                  Vickie Hurst                 Nancy & Joe Robbins           Michelle & Chris Karam       BancorpSouth
                                                     Ray Anstead                                                                            CRHP #5 – St. Edward’s                                     Business Graphics
 Bobby Lockhart          Woods Wright                                            Stacy Taylor                  James L. Jean, M.D.           Catholic Church              K. J. Thomas                 C. K. Ranch
                                                     Toni Green                  Becky Wharton                  & Nurse                     Dr. Tom & Jean Alston         Michelle & Chris Karam       CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
 Gary Mayo               Mike Young                  DeLois Chambers                                           Ross McDaniel, Jr.           Delores J. Prihoda                                          Health Care
 Hayes C. McClerkin                                                              Michael Martin, M.D.                                       Mary E. Russell               Bob Dowling                  CHRISTUS St. Frances
                                                     Dennis O’Banion, M.D.       Errol Friedman                Shirley J. Turner             Russell Family               Keith, Deborah &              Cabrini
                                                     DeLois Chambers                                           Clarence W. Turner            Living Trust                  Ethan Jones                 Dillard’s, Inc.

                                                     If you made a donation between July 1, 2009 - February 28, 2010, and your name was inadvertently omitted, please contact our office at 903-614-2024. We apologize for any
                                                     errors. Any omissions will be included in the summer edition of Foundation Focus.
Pintail (continued)         Sapphire Sponsor               In Kind Donors               IMAGING CENTER             Mike Finley, M.D.      Kim Pavick              NEONATAL INTENSIVE          YEAR END ANNUAL
KOSY                        Terri & Greg Giles             Alexander’s Jewelers         Donors                     Hal Fletcher           Antoinette Peters        CARE UNIT (NICU)            FUND
Miller, James, Miller       BancorpSouth                   All In Good Taste            Scott Campanini, M.D.      MacKenzie Fletcher     Julie Pettit            Lisa & Bobby Howell         BRONZE
 & Hornsby, LLP             Cogent Healthcare              Andrew Curry, DDS            Dr. Mike & Nancy Finley    Kayla Flood            John Phillips           Lance Lee                   Mrs. Walter C. Barnes, Jr.
Pepsi Americas              Dunn, Nutter &                 Ann Tarwater                 Cookie & John Gender       Rachel Flurry          Carroll Plunk           Bob Murray                  Dr. & Mrs. Jack L. Royal
Red River Pharmacy           Morgan, LLP                   Appeal Magazine              Glenda & Bryan Griffin     Francine Francis       Cindy Porter            Judge Leon &                Nancy & Ben Sandefur
Regions Bank                Haltom & Doan                  Applebees                    Cassie & Alan Jean         Stephanie Fritts       Darin Powell             Shirley Pesek, Sr.         Elizabeth Velez
WYLY – ROMMEL, PLLC         Malise & Dennis O’Banion       Arkansas Independent         Michelle & Chris Karam     Charollette Fultcher   Tammy Ramsey            BancorpSouth
Young, Pickett & Lee        Langdon * Davis –                School District            Susan & Dennis Landreaux   Rhonda Garrison        Joseph Ramos                                        PATRON
                             Attorneys at Law              Bath Junkie                  Brenda & Hal Patton        Heather Gauntt         Joy Raney               POOL PROJECT                Dr. Nancy Griffin
Teal                        Wholesale Electric             Bolls Distributing           Larry Peebles, M.D.        Cookie Gender          Jodi Reed               Donors                      Dr. John Graham
Thomas A. Hunley, M.D.       Company                       Brick House Burger           Cindy & Michael Sandefur   Barbara Gibson         Linda Remer             Jim Livesay                 Brent Langdon
Susannah & Gene Joyce       WYLY – ROMMEL, PLLC            CAbi                         Stephanie & Jim Wyly       Myrtle Glover          Debra Richardson                                    Dr. Matt & Cindy Young
Michelle & Chris Karam                                     Cable One                                               Judy Godwin            Paula Richardson
                                                           Carey’s Cleaning Service     Doris Ann & Damon Young                                                   SISTERS’ PARK
Kirsten & John O’Donnell    Amethyst Sponsor                                            BancorpSouth               Lynn Grady             Deana Kaye Richnow      In Honor                    SUPPORTER
Dr. & Mrs. Jack Royal                                      Charlotte Hueter                                                               Mike Riley
                            Dr. & Mrs. Bryan Griffin       CHRISTUS St. Michael         Capital One, N.A.          Beatrice Gray                                  Elizabeth, Nicholas         Connor Patman
Dr. Matt & Cindy Young      Ashley & Lance Lee                                          CHRISTUS St. Michael       Jessie Green           Gayla Ritchie             & April                   Christine & Paul Quinn
Bolls Distributing                                           Gift Shop                                                                    Jean Robbins
                            Henry Moore, III               Classic Car Wash               Auxiliary                Tamra Green                                      McDowell                  Red River Pharmacy
 Company, Inc.              Carla & Joe Nichols                                         Investment Housing, Inc.   Robert Greene          Juanita Roberson        Ina McDowell
Capital One                                                Colt Baker
                            Christy & Brady Paddock        Cookie Bouquet               Laroy Thomas, Inc.         Judy Groce             Julia Robertson         Marci, Mac & Molly          In Honor
HIGHTECH Signs              Dr. & Mrs. Mike Paolucci                                    MTG Engineers, Inc.        Wanda Gurley           Addean Robinson           Phillips                  Patsy Manning
Regions Morgan                                             Cool Tanz
                            Christy & Todd Payne           Crockers Fine Jewelers       Texarkana Funeral Home     Shari Hallisey         Selma Robinson          John Phillips               Thomas Hunley, M.D.
 Keegan Trust               Judge Leon &                   Dallas Cowboys               Texarkana Gazette          Whitney Hanna          Cheryl Rogers
Shady Pines Trailer Sales                                  Dallas Stars Hockey                                     Sylvia Harrison        Donna Rogers                                        Lauri Haley
Smith-Blair, Inc.            Shirley Pesek, Sr.                                                                                                                   John Phillips
                            Cindy Porter, M.D.             Diamond Jacks Casino         In Memory                  Preston Hatridge       Nancy Rowe              Steve Kelley                Thomas Hunley, M.D.
Texarkana Funeral Home                                     Dot’s Ace Hardware                                      Teresa Hawkins         Cynthia Russ
                            Beth & Jerry Sparks                                         Johnnie Andrews                                                           Joyce Kern
                            Monica Townsend, M.D.          Dr. Dent                     Larry M. Peebles, M.D.     Victoria Hawks         Amy Sanderson           Lisa Patterson              Sister Damian Murphy
VID                                                        Dr. Hollingsworth                                       Connie Henderson       Melinda Schaffers
Virginia & Don Beeler       AEP Southwestern                                                                                                                      Dale Smith                  Virginia & Don Beeler
                             Electric Power Company        Dr. Jeff Phillips            Jody Saatkamp              Terry Henderson        Christie Schelkopf      Sue Johnson
Deanna Craytor                                             Elite Limo                                              Monica Hervey          Jamie Sherman
Judy & David Folsom         Arkansas Blue Cross                                         Larry M. Peebles, M.D.                                                    Gary Upp                    In Memory
                             & Blue Shield                 Faith Jewelry                                           Laurie Hines           Jennifer Shipp          Eileen Stearman             Dr. Louis P. Good
Tung Giep, M.D.                                            Fan Fare                                                Susan Hodges           Tambi Shirk
John Graham, M.D.           Daines Insurance &                                          ASSOCIATE STARS                                                           Francine Francis            Dr. & Mrs. John S. Griffin
                             Financial Services            Four States Living           Benefiting the             Sandra Holloman        Darla Kay Sikes         Kari Serrano
Tina & Al Green                                            Magazine                                                Calvin Houck           Patricia Simington
Dr. John & Diana Gregory    Edgewood Manor                 Fuads                          Imaging Center                                  Yolanda Simington       Joseph Ramos                FRIEND
                             Nursing & Rehabilitation                                   Ann Agan                   Joellen Houser                                                             Kelly & Shawn Barnett
Nancy & Ken King                                           Fugi                                                    Felicia Huddleston     Ann Smith
David Lamb                  Haynes & Hickerson             Gayle’s                      Rose Archie                                       Dale Smith              Dr. C. Jack Smith           Iris Flenniken
                             Family Clinics                                             Judy Armstrong             Wendy Huddleston                               Byron Hood                  Betty & Charles Hlavinka
Susan & Dennis Landreaux                                   Gayle Burrow                                            Rheamond Hunter        Felecia Smith
Dorothy Lawrence            HIGHTECH Signs                   All Star Dance             Nancy Barlow                                      June Smith                                          Kathy Larsen, M.D.
                            Regions Morgan                                              Shawn Barnett              Jerry Hutchison                                Deirdre Smith               Mark Smith
Molly Beth &                                               Golf ETC                                                Ann Jackson            Kimberly Smith
  Bruce Malcolm              Keegan Trust                  Golf USA                     Rebecca Barr                                      Mark Smith              Byron Hood                  John J. Stuart
                            TaMolly’s                                                   Kathryn Beard              Barbara Johnson                                                            Betty Rigney
Judy & Jim Morgan                                          Gray’s Jeweler’s                                        Cleodis Johnson        Stacey Smith
Cindy Porter, M.D.          Texarkana Funeral Home         Hampton Inn                  Debra Benton                                      Susan Smith             Linda Smith                 Laroy Thomas, Inc.
                            Texarkana Independent                                       Sighle Blackwell           Debra A. Johnson                               Byron Hood
Nancy & Ben Sandefur                                       Holiday Inn                                             Debra Kay Johnson      Tracy Smith
Deirdre & Malcolm Smith      School District               HER Magazine                 Carol Blair                                       Dan Soderling                                       In Memory
                            Texarkana PET                  Holiday Cleaners             Sandra Bowden              Jacquelyn Johnson                              Dr. Malcolm Smith           Mary Addison
Eileen Stearman                                                                                                    Sue Johnson            Richard Soderling
ADR, Inc.                     Imaging Institute            Houston Astros               Laura Bowers                                      Anna Solitario          Byron Hood                  Dorothy Sue Patterson
                                                           Houston Texans               Pansy Bowlin               Brenda Jones
American State Bank                                                                                                Cara Jones             James Spencer
Kelli Ashbrook -            Supporters                     Image Forward                Charlotte Bowling                                 Judy Stanley            Dr. Wendell Smith           Donor
                                                             Photography                Gayle Bramhall             Michael Jones
  State Farm Insurance      Carolyn & Buddy Allen                                                                  Teresa Jones           Eileen Stearman         Byron Hood                  Eveln Martindale
Betty J. Feir, PHD          Mr. & Mrs. Borden Bell         Italian Café                 Algie Brewer                                      Lindy Stevens                                       Anna Mae Dillingham
                                                           JCM Industries               Gary Brouillette           Lydia Kahler
  & Associates              Shelly & Roger Brown                                                                   Chris Karam            Monte Stinson           In Memory                   Carl Stafford
CHRISTUS Jasper             Betty & Bob Bunch              Jeff Brown                   Beatrice Browning                                                         Leonard P. Hargrave, Jr.
                                                           Jordan Miller Photography    Craig Burkland             Lawanda Keahey         Kimberly Stoker
  Memorial Hospital         Dr. & Mrs. Denzer Burke                                                                Sharleen Keahey        Teresa Strange          CHRISTUS St. Michael        W. TEMPLE WEBBER
Commercial National Bank    James Chiarizio                Josh Lawrence and            Nancy Burleson                                                             Human Resources/            CANCER CENTER
                                                             Paul Whitt                 Lynn Burton                Nancy Keenan           Sally Stuart
Double Jay Supply           Dr. Freddie Contreras                                                                  Corine Kelley          Lasandra Taylor          Organizational             Donors
Francis Excavating          Caroline & Mike Craven         Lafferty’s Appliance         Brenda Butler                                                              Effectiveness              Joselyn E. Vickers
                                                           Lauren Hehmeyer              Bettie Campbell            Milinda Kelley         Denise Thibodeaux
Golf ETC Texarkana          Judy & Bill Crutchfield        Liberty-Eylau Independent                               Joyce Kern             Rae Thigpen                                         Dorothy Sue Patterson
Guaranty Bond Bank          Dr. Andrew S. Curry                                         Mandy Carter                                      Terry Thomas            James E. Dillingham
                                                             School District            Shenna Cherry              Cheri King
H. E. Wright & Co., Inc.    Margaret Dowd                  Marie’s                                                 Robin Kirkpatrick      Louise Thornell         Anna Mae Dillingham         In Honor
Langdon * Davis Law Firm    Aloma “Cookie” &                                            Denise Christenson                                Melba Thornton                                      Mr. & Mrs. Cary
                                                           Mark Addington, DDS          Jacqueline Clay            Susan Landreaux
LifeNet                      John Gender                   San Antonio Marriott                                    Deborah Lansinger      Charlotte Tidwell       Phyllis Jones                Patterson
M. L. James                 Bonnie Glasgow                                              Connie Cobb                                       Aubrie Turner           Sr. Miriam Therese Miller   Dorothy Sue Patterson
                                                             River Center               Lisa Coffee                Naomi Larey
  Construction Company      Dr. & Mrs. John S. Griffin     Micah’s Jewelers                                        Craig Lashford         Ginger Turner
Mil-Way Federal             Rep. Steve Harrelson                                        Holly Coker                                       Patricia Turner         Karen Stroud                In Memory
                                                           MyPhoto/MyArt                Bettye Conkleton           Kaye Latham
  Credit Union              Betty & Charles Hlavinka       Northridge Country Club                                 Kristina Lauck         Tammy Turner            CHRISTUS St. Michael        Jody Saatkamp
Office Equipment            Mr. & Mrs. Bryce               Northridge Golf Shop         Sheila Corbett                                    Brenda Tyl               Imaging Center             Pat Bradley
                                                                                        Sherilyn Cotten            Debra Lawrence
  of Texarkana               Lawrence, Jr.                 Over the Edge Studios                                   Dianna Lee             Benjie Tyl               Associates
Red River Federal           Mary T. & Gary Mayo            Park’s Diamond Jewelers      Kelly Cowley                                      Detra Tysdal-McCarver                               Amber C. Muse Howard
                                                                                        DeLois Cox                 Cheryl Liston
  Credit Union              Novella Medlock                Patterson Dental Clinic                                 Marcy Lockhart         Gary Upp                Lois Chiarizio              Linda (Lynn)Skinner
Rogers Trophy & Sign Co.    Jane Mitchell                  Patterson’s Camera           Linda Crabtree                                    Nicholas Upson          James A. Chiarizio          Jerry Waldon
                                                                                        Gayla Cranford             Brandy Loden
Stanhope’s Art Framing      Julia P. Mobley                Paw Paw Patch                                           Kelley Lowery          Judy Vanhooser          Elizabeth Velez
  & Stationery              Dr. Howard Morris              Peas and Carrots             Donna Crider                                      Elizabeth Velez                                     Faye Bowden
                                                                                        Mary Crouch                Martha Gwenn Malone
Texarkana P.E.T.            Connor Patman                  Pleasant Grove Indepen-                                 Judy Martin            Tracy Wade              Tom Byrne                   Sandra & Bill Bowden
  Imaging Institute                                          dent School District       Cecilia Crump                                     Katherine Walters
                            Katherine & Ty Patterson                                    Elisa Cruz                 Michael Martin                                 Molly Beth &
Texas Lake Country          Joy & Richard Raney            Six Flags Fiesta Texas -                                Glenda Mason           Helen Ward               Bruce Malcolm              Dr. William Rowan
  Promotions                                                 San Antonio                Evelyn Cunningham                                 John Ward
                            Monica & Matt Robertson                                     Carrie Daniel              Angela Max                                                                  Patterson, Sr.
Trane Arkansas              Mary H. Reeves                 Sophie and Co                                           Kaitlyn McBroom        Diane Warren            Knights of Columbus         Dorothy Sue Patterson
Vision Source                                              St. Michael Fitness Center   Mina Daniel                                       Alice Weaver
                            Jeanna Rogers                                               Carol Daniels              Michelle McClain                                Brothers
Waste Management            Ronnie Ryan                    Stanhopes                                               Kathryn McCoy          Rebecca Wharton         Knights of Columbus         Dr. William Rowan
                                                           Starbucks                    Kimberly Davidson                                 Gail White
                            Dr. & Mrs. Jack Royal          Stephanie Shuffield          Dawn Davis                 Ina McDowell                                    Council 1003                Patterson, Jr.
2010 FOUNDATION GALA        Charles R. Russell                                                                     Charlotte McGarr       Karla Whitehurst                                    Dorothy Sue Patterson
Diamond Sponsor                                            Sticks and Stones            Janene Davis                                      Peggy Wilgus
                            Nancy & Ben Sandefur           Texarkana Country Club       Perri Dawson-Wallace       Malcolm McInnis                                Knights of Columbus
Dr. & Mrs. F. E. Joyce      Patty Smith                                                                            Rebecca McIntosh       Lana Wilkerson           Spouses                    Preston Hatridge
CHRISTUS ST. Michael                                       Texarkana Gazette            Beth Dollison                                     Marian Wilkerson
                            Dr. Mark & Tracey Smith        Texarkana Golf Ranch         Stephen Doss               Angie Miller                                   Knights of Columbus         Friends & Associates
 Health System              Rae Thigpen                                                                            Mary Miller            Darlene Williams         Council 1003                CHRISTUS St. Michael
                                                           Texarkana Independent        Mary Dotson
                            Elizabeth Velez, RN              School District            Kathy Drennon              Jane Mitchell          Rhonda Williams                                      Rehab Hospital
Ruby Sponsor                Angela Watson                                                                          Charlotte Moore        Shirly Williams         Harris “Wayne”
Gail & Ed Eichler                                          Texarkana Symphony           Teresa Drye
                            Barbara & Temple Webber          Orchestra                  Helen Dukes                Christina Morden       Karen Williamson         Musgrove                   Becky Pollard
The Congregation of the     Sarah Williamson                                                                       Robin Morgan           Rosyln Willis           Brenda Musgrove             Glenda Elder
 Sisters of Charity                                        Texas Rangers Baseball       Melissa Duncan
                            Dr. & Mrs. Jeff P. Young       The Big Event                Shannon Duncan             Jamie Murphy           Judy Wilson
 of the Incarnate Word      Guaranty Bond Bank             The Sanctuary Medical Spa                               Brenda Musgrove        Melissa Wilson          George Karam                Martha Riley
Fulbright & Jaworski                                                                    Dana East                                         Kathy Woodraska
                            Johnson Investigations, Inc.   Time in a Bottle             Tina East                  Harold Myers                                   Mitchel Karam               Pam & Marvin Kennedy
                            Jordan Health Services         Timothy’s                    Wayne East                 Renae Nolte            Rhonda Wortham                                      Dr. & Mrs. John S. Griffin
Emerald Sponsor                                            Toy Castle                                              Lisa Norton            Dena Wright
Cassie & Alan Jean          Law Office of                                               David Edmonds                                                             Charles Ford, Sr.           Cari & Vince Brown
                             Hawley Holman                 TRAHC                                                   Sheila O’Bryant        Gloria Young            Radiology Department        Susan & Dennis Landreaux
Lowell Vereen, M.D.                                                                     Barbara Elam                                      Keri Young
                            Orthopedic Specialists         Unique Flowers               Sharon Elder               Ivelisse Ortiz                                  CHRISTUS St. Michael       Francine Francis
ARAMARK                                                    Villa Liquor                                            Sylvia Pace            Jacqueline Young
Miller, James, Miller        of Texarkana                                               David Endsley                                                                                         Renee & Mark Bofferding
                            Texarkana Funeral Home         Vincents Liquor                                         Wayne Pardue           Carmon Zaunbrecher
  & Hornsby, LLP                                           Winerita                     Trissy Engle               Deanna Parker          Lisa Zimmerman
Truman Arnold Companies     Vintage Realty                                              Cynthia Fagan
                                                           Xtreme Boot Camp                                        Lisa Patterson         Bryan Zverina
                                                           Xtreme Carpet Cleaning       Kathryn Farquhar           Hal Patton             Casey Zverina
SAVEDATE!!!                                THE

                                                        The CHRISTUS St. Michael
                                                        Foundation will host the third
                                                        Partner Golf Tournament at the
                                                        Texarkana Country Club on

                                                        May 20, 2010.
                                                        Don’t miss the food and fun!
                                                        The CHRISTUS St. Michael
                                                        Foundation raised $11,000 at
                                                        last year’s event.

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