Calendar of Events
Northwest Blood Drive
Supporting Coffee Memorial Blood Center
Date: Friday, December 16, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Northwest Texas Healthcare System - South Lobby
Children’s Hospital Blood Drive
Supporting Coffee Memorial Blood Center
Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016
Time: 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Northwest Children’s – Hospital Lobby
Boys Ranch Rodeo
Date: September 3, 2016
Time: Rodeo starts at 2:30 p.m.
Location: Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch
Description: Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a sponsor and will have attendees at the Rodeo to support Boys Ranch.
Benefits: Donations help a child create a brighter future
7th Annual Panhandle Regional Preparedness Conference
Date: September 7, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Amarillo Civic Center - Heritage Room, Amarillo, TX
Description: Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a Diamond Sponsor and will participate in the education opportunity. The LIFESTAR team will have an exhibit booth to give out information.
Benefits: Educational opportunity for disaster recovery; from the initial damage assessment to a community being able to recover both physically and economically.
Learn More: http://www.premac-conference.us/
Chamber Good Times Celebration Barbecue Cook-Off
Date: September 8, 2016
Time: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Amarillo Chamber of Commerce at 10th and Polk, Amarillo, TX
Description: Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a sponsor for the event and has committed a team to cook for the event.
Benefits: The barbecue give sponsors a great way to publicize their business. Businesses and their employees have a chance to network with the business community.
Learn More: http://www.amarillo-chamber.org/barbecue-cook-off.html
Children’s Miracle Network Tri to Make a Difference
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. -1 p.m.
Location: Lake Tanglewood, Amarillo, TX
Description: NWTHS has raised money to sponsor this event, Children’s Hospital will also be in attendance of the race
Benefits: All proceeds raised from this event benefit the Panhandle’s sick and needy children.
Learn More: http://tritomakeadifference.org/contact
AIG Amarillo Health Fair
Date: September 14, 2016 and September 15, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: AIG (Osage Campus) 2271 SE 27th Avenue, Amarillo, TX
Description: NWTHS will participate in Health Fair, which consist of health providers and local wellness vendors.
Benefits: Provides a change to learn more about their current health insurance coverage, as well as, local vendors and organizations that are available in the community.
Learn More: Call AIG at 806-371-1713
Poverty Simulation Program
Date: September 22, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: The Pavilion at Northwest Texas Healthcare System - The Auditorium
Description: Working directly with the Texas Tech University School of Nursing program to host the event to area nursing students and the Northwest Texas Healthcare System’s employees.
Benefits: Helps the Missouri’s Community Action Simulation (Poverty Simulation) to help healthcare professionals gain first-person experience of the health and life impact of living in poverty.
Learn More: Call the Education Department at 354-1847
Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Shoot Out Challenge
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 8 a.m. -12 p.m.
Location: Amarillo Gun Club
Description: Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a sponsor and will have a team to shoot in the tournament
Benefits: Amarillo Chamber of Commerce’s non-dues revenue event. This is vital for the Chamber to hold events and get money to go back to promoting members businesses
Learn More: http://www.amarillo-chamber.org/chamber-challenge-clay-shooting-event.html
Susan G Komen
Date: September 24, 2016
Time: The 5K competitive event starts at 8:00 a.m. and the one mile and 5K walk/run starts at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Downtown Amarillo, Texas
Description: Northwest is selling T-shirts and the proceeds go to the cause
Benefits: To raise money to save lives and end breast cancer
Learn More: http://amarillo.info-komen.org/site/PageNavigator/AMA_2016_TR_raceFAQ
Medical Center League House “Dinner in the Garden”
When: September 29, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Medical Center League House, Amarillo, TX
Description: Northwest is a Daisy Sponsor
Benefits: Helps the Medical Center League House serve as a “Home away from home” for adult patients and their families who have traveled to Amarillo to receive treatment.
Learn More: Call Amber Glawe at 683-2245 or 358-3759
Senior Fall Festival
Date: September 29, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Amarillo Civic Center-Heritage Room, Amarillo, TX
Description: Northwest Departments will attend and have exhibit booths with information to hand out to the elderly
Benefits: Has various health screenings, speak with various professionals who work with seniors. Learn of topics from healthcare, senior living, senior activities and overall wellness that is available in our community
Learn More: Jelaine Workman 806-282-3988 or email@example.com
In addition to special hospital events, Northwest Texas Healthcare System hosts a number of seminars and classes throughout the year.
Be sure to check back here often for news about upcoming events.