Campaign for Life Internal Fundraising Video

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AVF.IC086.013

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Campaign for Life Internal Fundraising Video

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  • 1980s (Creation)

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one 16 mm film (11:28 minutes)

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This 16mm film is a color projection print with sound running 11:28 minutes. The film is targeted at Hermann Hospital employees, encouraging the to donate to the Hospital's fundraising campaign for the construction of a new pavilion.

(0:11) Film opens, “For More Than 100,000 Life Began at Hermann Hospital. For Countless Others, Life Was Given A Fresh, New Start.” Montage of Hermann Hospital scenes.

(0:45) Introduction by Steve Smith, reflecting on George Hemann’s dream and a list of “firsts” at Hermann Hospital.

(2:24) Ruth Anderson, 26 years of service – retired, reflects on changes and contributions.

(3:18) Smith speaks in front of the Roberton Pavilion.

(3:37) Pappy Selph, Cardiac Patient interview, fiddle playing.

(4:03) Smith introduces the proposed new pavilion.

(5:08) Bill McDonald, Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer highlights Hermann’s tradition and the value of the new facility.

(5:27) Lynn Walts, Vice-President of Operations, highlights the need for the new facility.

(5:55) Smith shares the plan for a renovated Roberts Pavilion.

(6:19) Walts continues discussing the vision for the new facility.

(6:33) Smith, standing beside the Life Flight Helicopter, shares the fundraising goal: $100 million dollars.

(6:50) A request for funds is targeted to Hermann employees, as images of employees working at Hermann are shown. The Employee Participation Plan is touted. Smith appears in the lobby/courtyard discussing the plan.

(8:13) Robert Creasy, MD, Chief of OB/GYN Services talks about the Employee Participation Plan.

(8:50) A new donor wall is highlighted.

(9:16) Smith appears by the statue of George Hermann in Hermann Park, extoling the importance of Hermann employees.

(9:30) Walter Mischer, Chairman of the Board/CEO, speaks about the value of employees.

(9:55) Pam MacFarland, 5 years of service, also speaks about Hermann employees.

(10:09) Freddie Knockless, 5 years of service, speaks about giving and about Hermann employees.

(10:22) Joe Escalante, 15 years of service, speaks about a premature baby’s birth at Hermann.

(10:36) Smith concludes the program from the Hermann courtyard. He reports that Hermann patients say “thank you,” as images of patients and staff are shown.

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Digital copy made available by Texas Medical Center Library

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Creative Commons License 4.0, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs. Images are to be used for educational purposes only, and are not to be reproduced without permission from The TMC Library, McGovern Historical Center, 1133 John Freeman Blvd, Houston, TX, 77030, mcgovern@library.tmc.edu, 713-799-7899

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  • English

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    IC 086 Hermann Hospital Archive records

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    Digitization supported by South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium (SCAMeL) Speedy Startup funds, 2022.

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