Gifts Make a Difference

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 3:34pm

“I took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for a family member and my good friend Brian Laird who we lost to ALS in 2012. Before he died Brian and his family established a fund at Community Medical Centers called “The Laird’s Gift” that helps patients with ALS and other neurological disorders.  In honor of Brian, I directed my support for ALS to help patients here where I work.


Gifts Make a Difference

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 10:54am

On Monday, Jan. 20, a few of us from Community took Pete P. Peters Foundation member Mark Ruof and his wife Diane for a sneak peek at the soon-to-be-open Community Regional Fitness Center – all made possible with the help of the Pete P. Peters Foundation. We had a great time visiting the center with Medical Staff President Elect Dr. Jeffrey Thomas, Community Regional CEO Jack Chubb, COO Craig Wagoner and the Community Medical Foundation’s VP Rob Saroyan.


Monday, January 13, 2014 - 4:03pm

Jason Liao continues the philanthropic work of the late H. Marcus and Marjorie E. Radin. Humbled by this opportunity, Liao carries on the legacy of his parents and hopes others in the community will be as inspired as he is by their example.


Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 2:38pm

This holiday “season of giving” has delivered a huge surprise for all Community Medical Centers’ employees and physicians and it’s a present made possible in part by the Pete P. Peters Foundation.


Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 3:17pm

Every year we have more and more Community employees who respond to the call to give back and support the Valley’s largest healthcare network and the hospitals who provide the most charity care to patients – “US”. This year it’s exciting to see a group of clinical units at Community Regional Medical Center challenging each other to raise $20,000 for Terry’s House, Community’s home away from home for patient families while their loved ones heal in the hospital.


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 4:44pm

The Lairds’ Gift donor-investor appreciation reception and tribute to Brian Laird was a night to remember – no one wanted to leave!

For those of you who may not know, Brian was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in 2009 and made it his mission to make lives a little easier for families in the Central Valley affected by neurological diseases, through the Lairds’ Gift