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May 5-6, 2019

Mickey Holliman, Mark Burleson, Dan Jones, Glen McCullough, Jr., & Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum.

Twenty-four years ago, four women golfers – two of whom were cancer survivors – had a vision to start a charitable fund to help burdened cancer patients at the NMMC Cancer Center get through a devastating time in their lives. Their efforts led them to organize the first Take A Swing At Cancer Golf Tournament in 1995. From that early beginning the Take A Swing At Cancer Golf Tournament has continued to grow and has now become an important source of charitable support for the NMMC Cancer Care Patient Fund.

The NMMC Cancer Care Patient Fund provides approximately $250,000 annually to help qualifying cancer patients get much needed pain and anti-nausea medications, nutritional supplements, transportation for treatment and other supplies. This fund is often the only resource available to help patients and their families through this difficult period of their lives.

NMHS President and CEO Shane Spees played during the morning flight with Dr. Jimmy Keeton, Dr. Charles O’Mara & Dr. Mart McMullen from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

The Take A Swing At Cancer Tournament is guided by an enthusiastic group of community and regional volunteers who have a great passion for the needs of others and are willing to help organize and promote this important event.

For More information, call 662-377-3613 or email foundation@nmhs.net

Check us out on Facebook at
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Take a Swing at Cancer Committee Members
Samuel Pace, M.D., Chairman
Betty Rogers, Honorary Chairperson

T.J. Adams
Amanda Angle
Jesse Bandre
Hank Hutto
Fletcher Johnson
Barry Keel
Ben Beavers Charlie Kinney
Key Blair Ladd Mark
Davis Bond Ashley McLellan
Denise Kennedy Brown Derrick Menefee, M.D.
George & Marcia Bryan
Greg Burks
Charles Montgomery, M.D.
Elizabeth Carnell Tim O’Brien
Mike Clayborne David Pace
Anne Comer Mark Prince
Chanda Cossitt Connie Renfroe
Nikki Ivancic-Currey, M.D. John Paul Rhea
Brian Rigby
Wally Davis
Shane Denevan
Tasha Dozier
Buff Sanders
Todd Sherrer, MD
Dave Smith
Jim Goodwin
Shane Spees
Barney Guyton, MD Allen Tyra
Ginger Hardy
Jake Heyer
Benton Hilbun, M.D.
Laura Hodges
Carol Upton
Derek Warren, D.M.D.
Wesley Webb

Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi

Health Care Foundation of
North Mississippi

(HCF) is the charitable entity for the North Mississippi Medical Center system. HCF secures and distributes donations and provides philanthropic innovation for a variety of patient- and family-centered care programs, community health improvement and patient assistance causes.

HCF Board

Mary Childs, Chairperson Chauncey Godwin
Sam Pace,  Vice Chair Mickey Holliman
Dan Rollins, Secretary Trentice Imbler
Amanda Angle David Rumbarger
Mont Berry, M.D. Shane Spees
Elizabeth Carnell Sean Suggs
West Cordell, MD Mitch Waycaster
Brad Crosswhite, MD.
Tom Foy
Lewis Whitfield

HealthWorks! Board

Ormella Cummings, Ph.D.
Nikki Ivancic Currey, M.D.
Dean Hancock
Sean Suggs
Mitch Waycaster
Lewis Marascalco

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