Kirby AR Vmag 2019 H20019

Kirby Medical Center and Foundation Annual Report 2015

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Committed to Community Health B U I L D I N G A Healthy Community Kirby Medical Center remains dedicated to providing a variet y of programs, activities and ser vices focused on improving the health of our patients and creating a flourishing communit y for years to come. Kirby Derby Each spring, Kirby Medical Center sponsors the Kirby Derby – a 5K walk/ run and 10K run for community members who want to get out and get active. As it is every year, 2019's event was a great success! 750 runners participated in our 12th annual Kirby Derby on May 11. Many volunteers and sponsors helped make the event possible, and we are grateful for their continued support. The 2019 Kirby Derby proceeds – $4,000 – are benefiting the Light the Way funding initiative and adding additional landscaping to our Wellness Trail. Sage City Triathlon Kirby Medical Center hosted the 4th annual KMC Sage Cit y Triathlon on Saturday, August 10. The triathlon consisted of a 300-meter swim, 13.5-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run. This course started in the Monticello city pool and continued to one of Monticello's prime attractions: Allerton Park. Congratulations to all 201 par ticipants and many thanks to the volunteers and friends who help make the triathlon possible – including the Cit y of Monticello, the Monticello Family Aquatic Center, Piatt Count y Sheriff's Office, and Aller ton Park & Retreat Center. Paint Piatt Pink Every October, KMC organizes Paint Piatt Pink, an annual breast cancer awareness fundraising program that includes a variety of events. Dollars raised are used to provide care packages and support to local women battling cancer and undergoing treatment. Some highlights include: 4TH A NNUA L ROW - A -THON Paint Piatt Pink's 4th Annual Row-A-Thon hosted 17 teams – double the number of teams from its first year! Teams of six rowed the distance of 10,000 meters, 21,097 meters (a half marathon) or 42,195 meters (a full marathon). The Prairie Dragon Paddlers, a breast cancer survivor rowing team in central Illinois, even joined us for the event! PA INT PI AT T PINK COMMUNIT Y DAY On October 8, Monical's Pizza hosted a Community Day for Paint Piatt Pink. Friends, families and community members came out to enjoy delicious pizza, and 20 percent of the day's earnings were donated to help support breast cancer awareness, treatment, technology and research. 10

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