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Lyceum Speaker Series Welcomes Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson

Former U.S. Senator, Alan Simpson, was this year’s CHRISTUS Spohn Lyceum guest speaker at the American Bank Center in April. Senator Simpson delighted the audience with humorous tales and shared some of his unique insight on health care. He provided the audience with anecdotes, humor and cutting-edge commentary on politics, the media, Social Security, Medicare […]

By |June 7th, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Lyceum Speaker Series Welcomes Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson

CHRISTUS Spohn Celebrates Grand Opening of New North Tower

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – Shoreline celebrated the final phase of the $335 million Master Facility Plan with a grand opening at the new North Tower on March 28. The Grand Opening celebration featured a special dedication and mass, a commemorative ribbon cutting ceremony, and tours.

“We are excited to provide South Texans with the […]

By |June 7th, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on CHRISTUS Spohn Celebrates Grand Opening of New North Tower

Golden Sledgehammer Ceremony Marks Start of Mother & Baby Unit Demolition

In December, board members, physicians, Mother & Baby Committee members and CHRISTUS Spohn Associates, along with friends of our healing ministry, came together to take part in a ceremonial demolition at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – South for the Demo Day Celebration of the Mother and Baby Floor Renovations. Everyone grabbed their safety gear […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Golden Sledgehammer Ceremony Marks Start of Mother & Baby Unit Demolition

Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Family Health Center Chapel Named After Devout Catholic

On December 21, 2018, The Morris L. Lichtenstein, Jr. Medical Research Foundation Trustees gathered at the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Family Health Center for the plaque installation honoring their Foundation’s generous gift to the chapel now named the Lichtenstein Chapel.

The Lichtenstein Chapel is named after Morris L. Lichtenstein, Jr., a man who was committed […]

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Special Ornaments for CHRISTUS Spohn Patients on Christmas Day

Spending the holidays in a hospital is not easy, but it helps when Associates spread good cheer with a special ornament. Each year on Christmas Day, patients who stay at any CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital, receive a decorated ornament on their breakfast tray.

During the second week of December, CHRISTUS Spohn Volunteers set up a table outside […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Special Ornaments for CHRISTUS Spohn Patients on Christmas Day

Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation Presents Check for Health Center

Dr. Hector P. Garcia’s spirit lives on every day at the clinic named after him. On the day that commemorated Dr. Garcia’s 105th birthday, CHRISTUS Spohn received a $50,000 gift from the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation designated to the Master Facility Plan for the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Family Health Center.

Early in […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation Presents Check for Health Center

Kieschnick Guest House Gets New Look Thanks to Eagle Scout

CHRISTUS Spohn’s Kieschnick Guest House has provided family members whose loved ones are hospitalized at CHRISTUS Spohn Corpus Christi hospitals with a special, low cost, “home-away-from-home” for over 30 years. Thanks to gifts from generous donors, family members who stay at the Kieschnick Guest House can have a safe place to rest, share a meal […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Kieschnick Guest House Gets New Look Thanks to Eagle Scout

CHRISTUS Spohn Kleberg Receives Generous Gift From South Texas Charity Weekend

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg Radiology Department received a new G.E. Precision 500D Digital Radiography and Fluoroscopy System thanks to South Texas Charity Weekend donors and the amazing STCW Committee. This new room will allow for quicker processing and uploading of images which will be more efficient for our physicians and our patients.

A first look of […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on CHRISTUS Spohn Kleberg Receives Generous Gift From South Texas Charity Weekend

ExxonMobil Presents Foundation with Check Toward Our PATH Forward

Gulf Coast Growth Venture Executive, Paul J. Guilfoyle, met with Bert Ramos and Linda Arnold at the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Family Health Center in August to present ExxonMobil’s second $10,000 gift toward Our PATH Forward. After the check presentation, Mr. Guilfoyle toured the clinic and had the opportunity to learn more about the […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on ExxonMobil Presents Foundation with Check Toward Our PATH Forward

Associate Giving Program Helps Fund New Equipment

This summer, thanks to our Associates’ generosity and their Giving From Within (GFW) campaign, they made two significant purchases possible for the Alice and Shoreline hospitals. In Alice, the security operations team received a new E-Z-GO golf car to help patrol and secure multiple parking lots. The new gas-powered vehicle allows the security team to […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Associate Giving Program Helps Fund New Equipment