Purpose and Projects

The St Mary’s Nursing Center Foundation is a non-profit corporation created to receive, hold, and disburse charitable contributions for projects to benefit Nursing Center residents.  Its members are made up of interested citizens of the community.

The Foundation wishes to thank all of our PREAKNESS sponsors and patrons for another successful event.

These are but a few examples of the Foundations’ efforts on behalf of the Nursing Center:

  • Provide a monthly donation to the residents activities program
  • Provide the Companion Radio System
  • Purchased four 46″ Flat Screen digital TV’s for each unit and one for the Therapy Department
  • Purchased Wii system and Wii fit game for the therapy department
  • Purchased two projection screens and a vital signs monitoring device.
  • Contributed to In-house Television Channel.
  • Two new gazebos were donated to the Nursing Center-The Gazebos were donated by the Foundation and J. Wilmer Bowles, Jr.  The furniture for the gazebos was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Morris in memory of Edward Pussler.
  • Family & Resident Lounge Room
  • Front Lobby renovations

For information about how you can support the work of the Foundation click here.

SMNC Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees 2015

Patricia Bowles-Bucker – President

Sherry L. Wood – Vice President

Sharon McWilliams – Secretary

Diane Cook – Treasurer

Patsy Beavan – Member

Linda Cross – Member

Jeannie M. Ford – Member

Patricia Guy – Member

Lois Hodges – Member

Wanda Mattingly Norris – Member

Donna Cross – Friend

Janet Schwab – Friend

Maxine Spence – Friend

Linda Reeves –  Friend

Pam Herold – Friend