Heart & Sole 2016

More than 1,300 runners and walkers laced up their sneakers on Saturday for the 15th annual Lexington Medical Center Heart & Sole Women’s Five Miler. We’re proud of the 400 LMC employees who were in the crowd – wearing Team LMC purple shirts. Did our photographer see you? Check out the photos below!

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The Lexington Medical Center Heart & Sole Women’s Five Miler celebrates the power of a healthy lifestyle and raises awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. We were pleased to have WIS-TV as such a great sponsor, including for live event coverage. The interview below with race director Jeanna Moffett and WIS-TV news anchor Dawndy Mercer Plank.

Save the date for next year! The 16th annual Heart & Sole will take place on Saturday April 22, 2017!

for more information about cardiovascular care at Lexington Medical Center, visit LexMed.com/Heart

Saluting Our Volunteers

Lexington Medical Center’s volunteers celebrated Volunteer Week with a luncheon, as administrators, directors and managers applauded their dedication and commitment to service.

In 2015, more than 300 LMC volunteers spent more than 61,625 hours delivering flowers and cards, staffing information desks, facilitating pet therapy and assisting patients in departments throughout the hospital network. Here are some photos from our Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on April 13.

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And the volunteers give more than their time. Through the Volunteer Auxiliary, they have purchased needed equipment for the hospital and awarded more than $75,000 in nursing scholarships this year to high school graduates and those pursuing continuing education in a nursing career. The volunteers have also raised money for the Emergency Care Fund, which helps employees in need. Thank you to our volunteers for all you do for LMC and our community.