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May 6-7, 2018

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

Twenty-three 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 $215,000 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

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Take a Swing at Cancer Committee Members
Samuel Pace, M.D., Chairman
Barney Guyton, M.D., Honorary Chairperson

T.J. Adams Barry Keel
Amanda Angle Charlie Kinney
Jesse Bandre Charlotte Magnussen, M.D.
Ben Beavers Ladd Mark
Key Blair Ashley Mclellan
Davis Bond Glen McCullough, Jr.
Genie Alice Bruce Derreck Menefee, M.D.
George & Marcia Bryan Van & Nancy Miles
Beth Bryant Glenn McCullough, Jr.
Greg Burks Ashley McLellan
Elizabeth Carnell Derreck Menefee, M.D.
Mary Margaret Case Charles Montgomery, M.D.
Kyle Chandler, IV Tim O’Brien
Mike Clayborne
Anne Comer
Chanda Cossitt
Wally Davis
Tasha Dozier
Jim Goodwin
Ashley Gray
Jake Heyer
Laura Hodges
Hank Hutto
Nikki Ivancic-Currey, M.D.
Fletcher Johnson
Buff Sanders
David Pace
Ron Powell, D.O.
Mark Prince
Connie Renfroe
John Paul Rhea
Martin & Leah Richardson
Brian Rigby
Todd Sherrer, MD
Dave Smith
Shane Spees
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 Tom Foy
Sam Pace,  Vice Chair Trentice Imbler
Dan Rollins, Secretary David Rumbarger
Amanda Angle Shane Spees
Mont Berry, M.D. Sean Suggs
Elizabeth Carnell Mitch Waycaster
West Cordell, MD Lewis Whitfield
Brad Crosswhite, MD.

HealthWorks! Board

Gearl Loden, Ph.D., Chairman
Ormella Cummings, Ph.D.
Nikki Ivancic Currey, M.D.
Dean Hancock
Sean Suggs
Mitch Waycaster