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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Annual Recognition Luncheon

Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Annual Recognition Luncheon was held on June 27th at Mission Hills Country Club. David Gibson was honored with the Foundation Fellow Award, which recognizes individuals who have given time, expertise, and charitable support to advance research, education, and medical programs at Saint Luke’s. Dr. Melinda Estes shared news about the health system, and Michael VanDerhoef provided an update on the Foundation. New members of the Heritage and Honor Giving Societies were also recognized at the event.



 

(Front row) Kamal Mikhail, Rosemary Soli, and Mazie Long (back row) Mary Lynn Mikhail

 

Milton and Ann Strader, Susan Melton, and Julie Cheslik and Paul Black

 

David Gibson, honoree; with Tom Wagstaff

 

Michael VanDerhoef, Saint Luke’s Foundation; addressed the guests.

Additional photos featured in the August 3, 2019 issue of The Independent

 

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