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UMC hosts Brown Elementary Teacher Appreciation Dinner

Aug 26, 2016, 18:16 PM

UMC will say thank you to the staff of Brown Elementary School on Wednesday evening with the Brown Elementary Teacher Appreciation Dinner.

All teachers and Brown staff, along with their families, are invited to dinner at the UMC McInturff Conference Center. UMC sponsors Brown Elementary through the Lubbock Independent School District’s Partners in Education program, an avenue for businesses, organizations and volunteers to help meet the needs of schools and students.UMC has held numerous clothing, food and school supply drives for the school since UMC joined the program in 2010. This is the sixth year UMC has hosted the appreciation dinner.

“This night is not about UMC, it’s about these teachers,” said Kristi Ward, who leads UMC’s sponsorship efforts of Brown. “It’s a chance for us to say ‘thank you’ for the jobs they do and the impact they have on our community.”  The theme this year is “Superheroes for Kids.”  UMC believes teachers are superheroes each and every day!

UMC would like to thank the following businesses, who provided door prizes for this year’s dinner: Scholastic Book Fairs, HollyHocks, Funky Door, McAlister’s Deli, McDonald’s, Chipotle, Cowboy Chicken, Albarran’s, Egg and I, Texas Roadhouse, Bella’s Nails, Qdoba, Thacker Jewelry, Pei Wei, Dillard’s, Marriott, Chuy’s, Blue Sky, El Chico, Luxury Nails, West Crust Pizza, Pie 5, Foot Tech, Tea 2 Go, Longhorn Steakhouse, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Studio J, Alamo Drafthouse.

Who: UMC Health System and Brown Elementary staff
What:
Brown Elementary Teacher Appreciation Dinner
When:
6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18
Where:
UMC McInturff Conference Center

UMC Health System is ranked among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for patient experience by HealthGrades, and has consistently ranked among the best places to work in Texas by the Best Companies Group. More than 500,000 patients a year choose UMC.

Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2017
Outstanding Patient Experience Award Healthgrades
2016 Women's Choice Award
Best Regional Hospitals U.S. News 2015