Published On: Thu, Jan 10th, 2013

Foundation donates to Eye Clinic

Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation board members are shown (left-right) Hugh Lambert, Alan Oocumma, Casey Cooper, Chrissy Arch, Dr. Ardaiolo (optometrist), David Nash, Janice Jones, Carmaleta Monteith, Sherry Booth, and Dr. Michael Toedt. (CIH photo)

Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation board members are shown (left-right) Hugh Lambert, Alan Oocumma, Casey Cooper, Chrissy Arch, Dr. Ardaiolo (optometrist), David Nash, Janice Jones, Carmaleta Monteith, Sherry Booth, and Dr. Michael Toedt. (CIH photo)

The Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation held its fourth annual Gala in November at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort and proceeds from the event, approximately $38,000, will be used to purchase new ophthalmology equipment for the makeover of the Eye Clinic at the Hospital.

Cherokee Indian Hospital officials related they would like to thank Turner Construction and Mission Hospital for their generous donations and support this year.  “We would also like to recognize and thank Moore Foot and Ankle, First Citizens Bank, Cooper Hotels, and Principal Chief Michell Hicks.  Other table sponsors include EBCI Tribal Council, Padgett Freeman Architects, BBH and Dewberry, Baymont Inn, 21 Century Oncology, Dr. Ryan Halderman, Harrah’s, the Health and Medical Division,  The Owl-Smith Family, Owle Construction, Pepsi, Resource Corporation of America, Drs. Michael and Dominique Toedt, and USI Consulting and we thank them for their sponsorships.  Special donations were made by Dr. Joyce Biberica, Dr. Keith Black, Dr. Pam Cunningham, FS Advisors, Granny’s Kitchen, Mr. Robert Cooper, and Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Robinson.”

“We would also like to thank those who donated to our Silent Auction and especially recognize Joel Queen and Mattie Wildcatt. This year’s gala committee was outstanding:  Sherry Booth, Carmaleta Monteith, Janice Jones, Chrissy Arch, with special thanks to Ginger Robinson and Dr. Dominique Toedt.”

– Jody Bradley 

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