Annual donor appreciation event

The Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital Foundation took time to say thank you to its donors during the annual donor appreciation event May 21 at the Coutts Memorial Museum of Art. 
The focus of the evening was about expressing gratitude to donors.  
“As the only non-profit hospital in Butler County, Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital provides a wide variety of services right where needed most with consistency and integrity,” said Ryan Murry, Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital Foundation Board president. “Those who donate their time, treasure and talents to Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital are deeply appreciated.  
“Philanthropic leadership is an honored part of our history and is crucial for our future.  Donors are our partners and our colleagues in caring for our community.  You make the difference.”
Among the donors recognized were those new to their giving levels.
Those new to their level of giving were HollyFrontier El Dorado Refining and an anonymous donor in the Chairman’s Circle ($25,000+); Ted and Barbara Dankert, Joe Sundgren, Jeremy and Kelsey Sundgren, and  Ramon and Betty Criss to the President’s Circle ($10,000+); Mary K. Connell, Steve and Margo Funk, Jim and Sally Hargrove, Albert and Patty Hogoboom, Bob and Jennifer Lane, Lonnie and LaDonna Snook, Drs. Paul and Camille McKesey, Mid-America Anesthesia Professionals, Chevron/Humankind, Heartland Pathology with Drs. Zack and hana Razek and Hutton Construction to the Benefactors ($5,000+); and Dan and Joyce Demo, David and Cindi Ebers, Dennis and Ardis Hanson, Lisa Jack, Tim and Elaine Murphy, Dr. Justin and Elesa Parsons, Jim Reeves, John and Beverly Tipton, Steve and Susan Worrell, Buckeye Supply, ICI with Tom and Kim Murry, PKHLS and Wichita Urology Group with Dr. George Zakharia to the Partners ($1,000+). In addition, the SBAMH Auxiliary joined the F.S. Allen Society Tier 1 ($250,000+). This society recognizes special friends whose leadership support enables SBA to prepare for future challenges.
There also were several new to the honor roll of donros, including: Hartlan Oil Co. with Wink and Libba Hartman in the Benefactors; Wayne and Susan Chambers, Helen Galloway, David Jabara, Dr. Aziz Maksoud, Bryan Marshall, Drs. Larry and Eve Collins Shank, Bill and Evelyn Shriver, Arlan and Mary Stackley, BKD, LLP, Lockton Companies and Sandifer Engineering and Controls, Inc. to the Partners; and Neil and Bonnie Buckman, Tim and Emily Connell, Tom and Dr. Crystal Faudere, Tad Fugate, Richard and Susan King, Farnk and Mary Patete, Kyle and Alison Robbins, Bright’s Retail Liquor with Rod and Sandy Blackburn, Foulston Siefkin, LLP, and TeamHealth with Dr. Steven Judge to the Patrons ($500+).
GTrust – Steve and Margo Funk  served as lead sponsor and Rod and Sandy Blackburn, Bright’s Retail Liquor, served as Hospitality Sponsor.