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Winter 2017

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Summer 2016

About Us

GCHF Board of Directors:


John D. Kovac, MD, Chairman

Mary Cay Stauffer, Vice-Chairman

Cecil Aska, Secretary

Allen Dinkel, Treasurer

Joseph Stratton, DBA, GCH CEO

Willie Thornberg, Past Chairman


Victor Davis

Terry Heldstab

Sue Kollhoff

Bryan Locke

Teran Naccarato, MD

Leon Osbourn

Richard Rook

Kendall Schoenrock

Rhonda Sharp

Sam Steiner




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Delivering Change:  Healthy Moms,

Healthy Babies has moved to

Geary Community Hospital

Medical Arts Building I, Suite 106.  

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Healthcare Foundation Supports Healthcare Needs at Geary Community Hospital


   The Board of Directors of the Geary Community Healthcare Foundation approved funding in the amount of $220,000 for the Geary Community Hospital Radiology Department for PACS (Picture Archiving Communication System) software upgrade and $30,000 for the Geary Community Hospital Laboratory for a Blood Analyzer.  


Geary Community Hospital

Employee Deductions Through

Geary Community Healthcare Foundation

Help Fund Healthcare Needs at GCH


The following equipment was awarded by the Employee Advisory Committee in early 2017:


Stephanie Stremming - CO2 Sensor  


Jody Hittle - 5mm 30 degree Laparascope  


Alicia Sorensen - Three carts for vital monitors and necessary additional equipment  


Melissa Wells - Two procedure lights  


Howard Whittaker:

  1. Negative pressure isolation equipment for Women’s Center, and
  2. Cameras for Women’s Center


Total Awarded  $14,308