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Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation Names 2012 Officers

Ventura, California, 01/30/2012

William J. Kearney, Senior Vice President/Investment and Senior Resident Director of the Ventura Coast Office of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, has been elected President of the Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation.

Kay Woodburn, the Foundation’s prior President, will remain an officer and serve as Immediate Past President. Others elected as officers are: Barbara Rose, Vice President; Mel Sheeler, Treasurer; and Lydia Hopps, Secretary. Rose is a longtime member of the Foundation and an active volunteer; Sheeler is President of Sheeler Moving and Storage and Hopps is a Senior Vice President and Investment Consultant at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

The Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation, formed in 1984, is a nonprofit, charitable organization with the basic mission of providing meaningful ways to educate the community regarding the service capabilities of Community Memorial Hospital; to work with the community to facilitate support of Community Memorial Hospital; and to raise funds for the development, operation and maintenance of programs and services.

The Foundation was organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Laws of the State of California and has a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code.

Through the activities and programs of this nonprofit, charitable organization, area residents are ensured that the latest advances in medicine, leading-edge technologies and state-of-the-art equipment are available at Community Memorial Hospital. The Foundation is the manifestation of the belief that the efforts of many citizens working together can positively affect the quality of care in Ventura County.

Community Memorial Hospital is a member of Community Memorial Health System, a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and twelve family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.