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03/28/2013 'Angels' give recognition for quality care: Often referred to as "angels of mercy," professional health care providers do the work mere mortals cannot - provide healing through education, technology and experience in a caring, compassionate manner.

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01/14/2013 Hospital Foundation marks successful year: Even after setting high goals, the Foundation exceded expectations and the committees presented Major Health Partners' Chief Executive Officer, Jack Horner, a vanity check for $250,000. more...
10/29/2012 Get help with Medicare signups: A free Medicare open enrollement workship is being offered at the Intelliplex Medical Arts Center this week to help Shelby County seniors navigate the ins and outs of the various medical and drug plans available, any Medicare changes for 2013 and have Medicare questions answered by qualified counselors.

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12/28/2011 Hospital foundation campaign a success Major Hospital's staff and volunteers again have met the hospital's annual charitable giving goal, breaking its own record in amount raised.

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11/14/2011 Event raises 'major' funds for foundation The Major Hospital Foundation's annual Major Night for a Major Cause gala raised more than $24,000 on Saturday, foundation director Angela Gill said, with a theme of "From the Ridiculous to the Sublime."

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11/1/112011 Silly, sublime featured at fundraiser Major Hospital Foundation Executive Director Angela Gill is once again organizing the hospital's annual fundraiser, Major Night for a Major Cause.

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6/9/2011 Hospital sessions help parents survive, thrive. Dr. Jennifer Tarbox starts each session of "Surviving and Thriving in Parenthood" that she teaches with a quote from Maya Angelou: "I did what I knew, and when I knew better, I did better."

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5/21/2011 Major Health Partners officials shared finiancial and corporate goals this week, reiterating how community support and donations tie back into the quality of health care the hospital can offer Shelby County.

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12/24/2010 Major Health Partners employees dug deeply into their pockets and helped Major Hospital Foundation meet its 2010 fundraising goal of $750,000. The ambitious goal was even exceeded by just $70.

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11/17/2010 The theme of Saturday's Major Hospital Foundation gala event was "sense-sational," and from all reports, the adjective proided a perfect description. The best news of the evening was a profit of more than $30,000 to benefit the foundation.
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5/13/2010 Business leaders who crowded into
the Medical Arts Conference room at Intelliplex on Wednesday were there to find more about the effects on their businesses of the federal health care reform bill that was recently signed into law by President Barack Obama.

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5/10/2010 Major Hospital Foundation is sponsoring a community rountable to provide information and answers to small businesses about the new health care reform bill that recently was signed into law.


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2/10/2010 Garden a Foundation for Beauty
The Healing Garden at Benesse Oncology Center received an award this month for 2009 Outstanding Concrete Achievement.


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1/3/2010 Major Health Partners ended 2009
Major Health Partners ended 2009 with plenty to brag about as new services were offered, several building projects completed and award were collected.


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6/24/2009 Healing Garden begins mission to heal the spirit.
Projects of all kinds are common place in Shelby County, but the Healing Garden at the Benesse Oncology Center has gathered uncommon community support


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3/30/2009 Dancing for dollars
Saturday night's Major Hospital Foundation fundraiser - "Shall We Dance?" at Indiana Downs - was billed as a gala, and it certainly delivered as one of the community's more elegant events of the year.

A dancing exhibition by renowned dancers Wilson Barrera and Elizabeth Cartier was the highlight of the evening.


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1/27/2009 Foundation asks, 'Shall We Dance?'
The international craze for the ABC television show
"Dancing with the Stars" is the inspiration for the
upcoming Major Hospital Foundation fundraiser "Shall We Dance?" In addition to the chance to sway to the tunes of the Gust Spenos Quartet, those who attend will enjoy an exhibition of professional ballroom dancing.

Scheduled for 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on March 28 at Indiana Downs, the black-tie-optional dinner dance will
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Despite the slumping economy, hospital employees, board members and volunteers reached into their pockets to donate $62,330 to the fundraising effort.


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12/23/2008 Cash and caring
Major Hospital Foundation executive director Angela Gill and her 2008 Major Quality Cares committee have good reason to pat themselves on the back as they wrap up the foundation's third annual giving campaign.

Despite the slumping economy, hospital employees, board members and volunteers reached into their pockets to donate $62,330 to the fundraising effort.


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11/5/08 Turkey bowl raises funds for Major foundation
The Major Hospital Foundation put an entirely new meaning on the phrase "bowling for dollars" on Monday with its turkey bowling event in the lower level of the hospital.


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9/30/08 Benesse's blessing
Only a few months have passed since the groundbreaking for the Benesse Oncology Center's Healing Garden, but the project already is taking shape and should be completed by Thanksgiving.


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7/19/2008 Benesse Healing Garden to be 'place of hope and inspiration
Many people believe nature has the power to help heal the minds and bodies of the sick, and a new garden planned at Benesse Oncology Center will provide a beautiful place to stroll, sit and meditate.

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11/2007 Major Jazz
Gust Spenos is a neurologist at Major Hospital, but he spends much of his spare time playing the saxophone in the Indianapolis area with the Gust Spenos Quintet, often donating his performances to charitable causes.

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9/30/2006 "Cultivating hope"
New research in the medical community says that the healing of the body often depends on more than surgical procedures and medicine; the mind and the spirit of a patient are also very important.

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12/20/2005 "Gill takes over Major Hospital Foundation"
Angela Gill is a well-known face in the world of Shelby County nonprofit organizations. After working for the Shelby County United Fund Inc., the Blue River Community Foundation, the Shelby Health Clinic and the Shelby County Prenatal Clinic, she has taken on a new challenge as executive director of the Major Hospital Foundation.


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    Executive Director

    Major Hospital Foundation
    150 West Washington St.
    Shelbyville, IN 46176
    (317) 421-0361
    agill@majorhospital.org