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Giving Back
If you walk into Boone Hospital Center’s lobby, you may see Charlie Gibbens extending a warm smile while wearing his signature volunteer red vest. He’ll probably ask you if you need any help finding your way and offer you a hug if you look like you need one.
ECLS Saves Man Suffering From A Blood Clot In The Heart
“If that machine wasn’t here, I probably wouldn’t be alive!” says Donald Becker when asked about his recent recovery from a blood clot in the heart vessel.
Composer Shares Joy with Patients
Grayson Neate Kabler was 60 years old when she discovered her greatest passion. The third-generation Columbia business owner spent years working in her family’s store, Neates, at Ninth and Broadway. She was also an equestrian, travel agent and, most importantly, a loving caregiver for her husband, Kary Kabler. Kary lived with multiple sclerosis for more than 40 years and required around-the-clock care. It was during this time that Grayson began to look for something she could do in their home ... something creative.
The Foundation C.A.R.E.s
Shirley Brown had been in pain for a year when she was recommended to visit orthopedic surgeon Benjamin Holt, MD. What started as a dull hip pain had progressed to at times excruciating pain. 
Supportive Care
When someone is nearing the end of life, there is nothing more comforting than the closeness of friends and family. This is the idea behind the new double bed at the Stewart Cancer Center at Boone Hospital.
Cancer Screening Saves a Life in an Unexpected Way

There were plenty of good reasons for Steve Downes to get a lung cancer screening at Boone Hospital Center this spring.

For starters, Steve, 54, was a smoker for most of his life before quitting a couple of years ago. His decades of smoking put him at risk for cancer.

Boonique Gifts Offers Unique Items, Personalized Service

The call came from California. Dee, the gift shop assistant who took the call, talked to a woman whose childhood friend was staying at Boone Hospital Center. The caller’s friend was not going to recover.

Foundation book sale — August 21-22

Join us Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 21-22, for our Boone Hospital Foundation book sale! We’ll have great books and unique gifts at fantastic prices.

Improving the health of your community — 2013 Foundation Community Campaign

The Boone Hospital Foundation continues to grow and expand the services offered at Boone Hospital Center so that the best health care is available to you and your loved one when critical illness strikes.

Annual foundation jewelry sale begins Tuesday, May 7
Join the Boone Hospital Foundation for the Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale in the Boone Hospital main lobby from 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, through 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 9.
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