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9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM CENTRAL
Updated: 9/29/2017 1:43:43 PM CENTRAL
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Foundation Receives $400,000 Grant
NMRMC East Entrance

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The Foundation of Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center receives a grant from the Sunderland Foundation for $400,000.00.

Chanute, KS  9/22/2017   – The Foundation of NMRMC is pleased to announce it has received a $400,000.00 grant from the Sunderland Foundation for the “Your Health…Our Community,” Building Campaign 2017.

“We are truly honored to receive this grant from the Sunderland Foundation,” said Dennis Franks, CEO NMRMC. “The funds will help us with our mission to provide nationally recognized, award-winning care in a state-of-the-art facility.”

The donation funds the construction and renovation of NMRMC’s new obstetrical unit and surgery center.  Phase III of the project is currently underway.  When completed, the project will expand and enhance the medical center.

“Now, more than ever, our hospital relies on financial support from grants like the Sunderland Foundation to help us provide the cutting-edge technology, facilities, and life-saving services that are critical for our community,” Anna Methvin, NMRMC Foundation Director said.   

The hospital’s Foundation was established in 1968 with a mission to develop financial resources to support the health care programs, projects, and services of Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. Its current capital campaign raises funds for equipment and construction costs.

“It is through the generosity of individuals, corporations, and organizations that NMRMC continues to provide the BEST services for its patients,” she added.

“This grant from the Sunderland Foundation is so appreciated and so are the efforts of all of the NMRMC Foundation supporters,” Franks said.

“The “Your Health…Our Community” capital campaign is helping us continue to provide nationally recognized, award-winning care for your health and the health of the families of southeast Kansas.”

For more information on the Foundation of NMRMC, visit or call Anna Methvin at 620-432-5496.