First Tennessee Bank, Regional President, Nelson Forrester presented a check in support of The Foundation at Cookeville Regional Medical Center Cancer Care Fund.
Accepting the check on behalf of the Foundation was Gary Curto Executive Director of The Foundation. Those presenting the check from First Tennessee include Davis Watts, Senior Vice-President, Nelson Forrester, Regional President and Tod Davis, Investment Manager.
Formed in 2005 The Foundation at CRMC is making an impact on the communities of the 14 County Upper Cumberland region.
Initial support to The Foundation has come from the hospital “family” including employees through payroll deduction, physicians and medical groups, our Volunteer Auxiliary, our Foundation Advisory Committee and 100% participation from our Hospital Board of Trustees and Foundation Board Members. Additional gifts have been received from members of our community, business partners, special events (golf tournament), grants and various memorials. Over $3.5 million has been raised in cash and pledges during the past five years of active fundraising in cash and pledges from over 1,700 donors!