For over 20 years, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has offered a support group for new moms called Mom and Baby.

For over 20 years, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has offered a support group for new moms called Mom and Baby. Laurie Kanyer started the group back in the early 90’s when she was raising her children. The format for the group has stood the test of time. Moms with babies up to a year old Read more about For over 20 years, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has offered a support group for new moms called Mom and Baby.[…]

Leadership Yakima visited North Star Lodge last week

Leadership Yakima visited North Star Lodge last week for a tour of the new state-of-the-art TrueBeam Linear Accelerator now serving patients in the radiation oncology center.  This technology can reduce a 5 week (25 day therapy regimen) down to 5 days for some patients. North Star Lodge is the only cancer clinic in the Pacific Read more about Leadership Yakima visited North Star Lodge last week[…]

Great News for Our Donors!

The IRA Charitable Rollover is back for 2013 The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 gives taxpayers some certainty for at least another year, and in some cases, permanently. Donors age 70 ½ or older are once again eligible to move up to $100,000 from their IRAs directly to qualified charities (including The Memorial Foundation) Read more about Great News for Our Donors![…]

And the pageant winner is…

Daniel Suarez was crowned the winner of the Mr. Toppenish YouthWorks Pageant, held on January 23.  Based on pre-pageant activities, a letter writing campaign, school advisor evaluations and pageant night scoring, Daniel received a $500 scholarship to the college or vocational school of his choice.  Voted by pageant contestants, Daniel was also chosen as Mr. Read more about And the pageant winner is…[…]

YouthWorks Pageants

Mr. West Valley YouthWorks Pageant – Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7 pm in the West Valley High School Auditorium Mr. Davis YouthWorks Pageant – Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 7 pm in the Davis High School Auditorium Pageant Tickets are $5 at the door.  Funds raised are for children’s healthcare programs at Memorial Hospital Read more about YouthWorks Pageants[…]

New Memorial Foundation Board members

The Memorial Foundation is pleased to extend a warm welcome to three new board members Robert Williams, MD, Robert G. Price and Dolores Desserault.  Dr. Williams is a physician at Yakima Gastroenterology.  Robert Price is president/owner of Price Cold Storage and is an East Valley School board member.  Dolores Desserault is a retired teacher and Read more about New Memorial Foundation Board members[…]

Donor Spotlight: Adventurer LP Makes Matching Gift to benefit NICU

Adventurer LP, a premium RV manufacturer since 1969, has been in Yakima three years and employs 61 in our community.  After a recent tour of Memorial’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, several managers from Adventurer asked in what way their company could help.  The Memorial nurse who conducted the tour expressed need for several pieces of Read more about Donor Spotlight: Adventurer LP Makes Matching Gift to benefit NICU[…]

Shaken with a Twist of Sublime

“Shaken with a Twist of Sublime”!  After three years, the Memorial Follies is back at the Capitol Theatre on March 2, 2013. Follies has become a tradition in the Yakima community and this year will raise money for children’s healthcare services at Memorial and Children’s Village. The Follies cast is comprised of volunteers from all Read more about Shaken with a Twist of Sublime[…]