WMMC Auctions off Pink Mules Jerseys to Raise Money for Cancer Care Project

Winners of the Pink Up! Auction Jerseys
(left to right): Matt Lotspeich, Kevin Smarr, Beth Rutt, and Gina Carlyle

Warrensburg, MO (October 26, 2018) — Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) partnered with the University of Central Missouri (UCM) Athletics Department for the first-ever Pink Up! event to auction off five pink Mules jerseys and raise money for the WMMC Foundation’s newest project.

The Pink Up Auction ended Saturday, Oct. 13th at halftime during the UCM game verse Emporia State game. Collectively, the five jerseys raised $1,275.00. The winners of the jerseys are Kevin Smarr, Kayleen Thomas, Matt Lotspeich, Beth Rutt, and Gina Carlyle.

These proceeds from the auction will go towards the WMMC Foundation’s Advancing Cancer Care, Closer to Home. This project will fund the purchase of new equipment that will help cancer patients at WMMC and Family Comfort Suites that will allow patients and their family to be close during unexpected medical circumstances.

For more information on the project, please visit WMMC.com/AdvancingCancerCare.


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About Western Missouri Medical Center Foundation

The Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) Foundation is a 509(a)3, not-for-profit organization. Established in 1987, its sole purpose is to support and enhance WMMC’s mission. The Foundation accomplishes this by securing private gifts and financial support from individuals and area businesses. These philanthropic gifts are used to enhance existing facilities, products and services offered by WMMC. They are also used to expedite the construction of new facilities, speed the delivery of new products, bring on the latest technology and expand the medical center’s services in order to continue to meet the growing health needs of the citizens Johnson County and West Central Missouri.

About Western Missouri Medical Center

Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is a fully-accredited acute care county medical center located in Warrensburg, MO. WMMC prides itself in emergency care, obstetrics, orthopedic and general surgery, family healthcare, internal medicine, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care, rehabilitation services and more. Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive, obstetrical, orthopedic, pediatric and skilled nursing care, as well as a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic outpatient services. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Learn more at WMMC.com



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