Pioneers launches new funding drive for hospital

MEEKER I This next year, the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation (PHF) will be working hard to gather the resources to add enhanced services at the new Pioneers Medical Center. The new medical center will carry forward the existing services of the health clinic, the hospital and emergency services and the Walbridge Wing.

Black & White Masquerade sponsored by Pioneers Healthcare Foundation

Meeker Pastor Jon Laughlin, right, and Kristina Lubner, left, took the masquerade part of the Black and White Masquerade Ball on Saturday night quite seriously. Most attendees were in blacks, whites and a mix of the two while about 20 of those in attendance at the fund-raiser event for Pioneers Medical Center/Pioneers Healthcare Foundation wore full masks.

Tickets still available for PMC benefit

MEEKER I Tickets are still available for the 2014 Spring Gala Black & White Masquerade Ball to benefit the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation. The ball will be held Saturday at the Freeman E. Fairfield Center, 200 Market St. in Meeker.

Hospital’s gala ball and casino night is May 17; funds aid cancer fight

MEEKER I On May 17, the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation (PHF) will hold its seventh annual Spring Healthcare Gala. “This year, the event is about bringing more care to Meeker,” said Margie Joy, the executive director of the foundation.

Pioneers Healthcare Foundation casts wide shadow

MEEKER I The outreach of the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation made “2013 a year of great service and community support for healthcare services in Meeker,” stated Trina Zagar-Brown, chairperson of the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation (PHF).

Pioneers excited about hospice plan

MEEKER I A local group of volunteers, Pioneers Medical Center and Pioneers Healthcare Foundation (PHF) are excited to announce a newly formed hospice-related partnership with HopeWest.

PMC preps for Spring Gala on Saturday

MEEKER I The sixth annual healthcare “Spring Gala” fundraiser is rapidly approaching. This year’s event will continue the tradition of a great time while raising funds in support of community scholarships as well as many local healthcare programs and services.

Dear Editor: Strive for excellence

Dear Editor: Pioneers Healthcare Foundation, Pioneers Medical Center and the Borchard family are excited to announce the 2013 The Kris Borchard Strive for Excellence scholarship is available for graduate and master’s programs in a healthcare field. (i.e. physician, masters in nursing in a specialized field, anesthesiology assistant, physical therapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, physician assistant, […]

Blazin’ Trails a way to better health

MEEKER I Pioneers Medical Center, Eastern Rio Blanco Recreation and Parks District, Meeker Drugs, Pioneers Healthcare Foundation and the Meeker Human Resource Council (Meeker’s local United Way) have joined together to offer a multi-faceted health and wellness program.

2012 Share the Light Campaign…

The 2012 Share the Light campaign was dedicated to family and friends who have battled cancer and proceeds from the sale of Christmas bulbs support the Marvine Ranch Cancer Screening fund. The annual event sponsored by White River Electric Association, Meeker Fire and Rescue, Pioneers Medical Center and Pioneers Healthcare Foundation lights up the two Christmas trees on the south lawn of the Rio Blanco County courthouse Dec. 5. Cancer survivors, including Sue Duke and Jean Wood were recognized before Sue Duke was given the honor of turning on the lights.

Holiday splendor …

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White River Electric Association employees hang Christmas lights across Main Street in Meeker in preparation of the holiday season.

First anniversary for Pioneers Healthcare Foundation

MEEKER I In June 2011, Pioneers Healthcare Foundation held its formation meeting. Twelve months later PHF is proud of the progress the organization has made.