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‘Denim and Diamonds’ Casino Night July 21 in Floresville
Keith and Kellie Kolodziej receive a travel voucher as a prize from Alton Moczygemba during the 2011 Denim & Diamonds event.
The Consolata Healthcare Foundation will hold its sixth annual Casino Night themed “Denim and Diamonds” Saturday, July 21, in the Floresville Event Center at 600 S.H. 97 W. in Floresville.
The Consolata Healthcare Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization formed with the objective of providing support to the Connally Memorial Medical Center. Over the past six years, that support has included grants to purchase equipment for Connally Memorial including a new information system, new cardiac monitoring system, Stryker Flyte suites, laparoscopic surgery supplies, and a lighted sign for the medical center.
Consolata is about to embark in a new direction by partnering with Connally in community outreach. The partnership will focus on education and lifestyle changes. Today, in America and Wilson County, the major causes of death are heart disease and stroke with diabetes also high on the list. These diseases can cause much pain, suffering, and diminished quality of life as well as death. These diseases can affect the patient as well as the families that care for them in a life changing way. Many times these diseases can be prevented or controlled by early detection, drug therapy, and lifestyle changes.
The Consolata Healthcare Foundation and Connally Memorial partnership will also provide countywide community based screening and education on how to prevent and control these dreaded diseases. The cost of treatment is far more costly in dollars and suffering than the cost of prevention and control.
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