December 4, 2014 - Memorial Health Foundation Recognizes Donations to Strecker Cancer Center

Dr. Lori A. Hawkins, along with her staff and patients, proudly presented Strecker Cancer Center with a check for $826 after a month-long office event recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the month of October, donations were accepted from patients at Hawkins Family Dentistry in Belpre and Dr. Hawkins matched that and added another $500. The money donated will go to the Strecker Patient Emergency Fund that provides wigs, gas cards and other necessities to those local patients in need of assistance. Pictured are Debbie Moore, Deana Farrah, Dr. Hawkins, Carol Knepshield and Sandy Keller. 

The Memorial Health Foundation also wanted to thank the following groups for their generous support throughout the year for Strecker Cancer Center:

-Marietta High School Girls Basketball’s “Pink Out”, raised $1,288
-Marietta College Girls Basketball’s “Sink it for Pink”, gave carnations to cancer survivors and   collected donations at halftime
-Frontier High School Softball and Baseball, raised $730
-Marietta Softball, raised $1,138
-Marietta High School vs. Williamstown High School’s “Rumble on the River”, raised $3,500
-Marietta High School Girls’ Soccer Team’s “Pink Out”, raised $575
-Marietta High School Girls’ Volleyball “Volley for a Cure”, raised $4,853
-Waterford and Fort Frye’s Girls Volleyball Teams “Dig for a Cure”, raised $3,100+
-Warren High School Cheerleader’s “Pink Out”
-The Adelphia, raised $270 with proceeds from a local band
-Strecker Cancer Center Car Show
-Marietta Fire Department, $10,000+
-The Original Pizza Place’s “Slice of Hope”, raised $2,281
-Parkersburg Catholic High School’s “Candy Drive”
-Wirt County High School, raised $100
-A donation in honor of Carol Vroom, raised $70
-PMC Company Spirit of Giving Night, Strecker Patient Emergency Fund $1,000
-Frontier Athletic Boosters Club $1,000
-American Legion Riders Beverly 389- $500 Phyllis Keaton Poker Run

If you would like to donate to the Memorial Health Foundation call (740) 374-4913. Or donate online at

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