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HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Schneck Medical Center on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its establishment.



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Introduced

First Regular Session of the 117th General Assembly (2011)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Schneck Medical Center on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its establishment.

    Whereas, In March 1910 the Schneck Medical Center was established with a generous gift of $5,000 and land from Mary Schneck in memorial to her late husband Louis Schneck, one of Seymour's pioneer industrialists;

    Whereas, The gift of land and money was used to build a 17 bed community hospital with the finest staff and equipment available at the time, which was dedicated on March 23, 1911;

    Whereas, Throughout the first 100 years, the Schneck Medical Center has been committed to improving staff and technology to better serve the community;

    Whereas, Today, Schneck Medical Center is a 113 all private patient suite, nonprofit acute care facility featuring five specialized areas of service, including a state-of-the-art outpatient center with a pain center and diagnostic imaging, a 24-hour emergency department, and lab specialties;

    Whereas Schneck Medical Center has been the recipient of numerous awards for quality of care and patient satisfaction;

    Whereas, Schneck Medical Center is among the five percent of hospitals nationwide that have achieved Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and

among the 20 percent that have received Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers;

    Whereas, The excellent work done by the Schneck Medical Center was recognized with a commendation from the Commission on Cancer by the American College of Surgeons, and the bariatric program was named an American Society of Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the Surgical Review Corporation;

    Whereas, Active in the community, the Schneck Medical Center has established a Health Career Discovery Program for middle school and high school students interested in exploring various medical careers; and

    Whereas, It is fitting that we join in the celebration of the 100 years of caring, curing, and comforting by the people involved with Schneck Medical Center: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly joins in the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Schneck Medical Center. We congratulate all those fine people who contributed to its creation and 100 years of service to the community. We extend our best wishes for continued success as dreams and plans proceed for the next 100 years.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Gary A. Meyer, President and CEO and the Board of Trustees of Schneck Medical Center.