Through the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation, a number of events are offered throughout the year to help raise money and awareness for the programs and services of the Health Center.
APR 7, 2010:
Virginia Garcia's Second Annual Healthcare Symposium
A Community Conversation about our Changing Healthcare Climate
April 7, 2010 from 7:30am to 9:30am
Doors open and breakfast is served at 7am
Oregon Zoo Vista Room
Keynote Speaker: John Kitzhaber, M.D., Governor 1995-2003
Moderator: Jack Friedman, CEO, Providence Health Plans
- - Sue Hennessy, Vice President, Health Plan Services, Kaiser Permanente Northwest
- Gil Muñoz, CEO, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
- Dick Stenson, President and CEO, Tuality Healthcare
- - Nita Werner, President and CFO, Ornelas Enterprises, Inc.
How do shifts in our political and social environments impact healthcare in Oregon? The economy, current healthcare reform efforts and other changes at the state and national level play a major role in our provision of healthcare. This symposium will bring together state, business, policy and healthcare leaders to discuss various views on how our evolving healthcare climate is impacting our lives and where we should go from here.
Tickets: $50 for individuals, $350 for tables of eight. Discounted tickets available for Friends of Virginia Garcia (donors of $1,000 or more annually). Call Michele Horn at (503) 352-8617 for questions and information on Friends rate. Purchase HERE.
This event is generously sponsored by Pfizer. To learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Britt Rosenberg at (503) 352-8618.
FEB 10, 2010:
Virginia Garcia Night at Trebol
A big thank you to Trebol for providing a delicious opportunity to both dine at their restaurant while supporting Virginia Garcia's vital programs and services!
DEC 17 - 24, 2009:
Hillsboro Peet's Coffee & Tea Holiday Donations Program for Virginia Garcia
We appreciate the partnership with Hillsboro's Peet's store for selecting Virginia Garcia for their annual holiday donations program. This program is a cherished tradition that brings together employees, customers and communities to help those in need.
DEC 10, 2009:
A Christmas Carol Benefit for Virginia Garcia and Kids Dental Services
An enthusiastic audience filled the Venetian Theatre for a delightful production of A Christmas Carol, produced by Bag&Baggage Productions and benefiting kids dental services at Virginia Garcia. Thank you to Bag&Baggage for partnering with us!
SEP 24, 2009:
Ambassadors of Hope
Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation's Annual Fundraising Breakfast
Over 200 guests joined us as we honored healthcare heroes Ant Hill Marketing; Lynn Baker; Laura Byerly, MD; Ruth Dallas and Kaiser Permanente for their inspiring work in support of Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and its patients.
THANK YOU AGAIN to our sponsors:
- - Spirit Media
- - Ant Hill Marketing
- - CareOregon
- - Kaiser Permanente
- - Pacific University
- - Regence BlueCross BlueShield
- - McDonald Zaring Insurance
- - Providence Newberg