Memorial Hospital/Press Release
4500 13th Street
P O Box 1810
Gulfport, MS 39502
Contact: Diane Gallagher
For Immediate Release:
February 14, 2008
Butler Snow Donates $10,000 to Memorial Foundation
Butler Snow law firm recently donated $10,000 to the Memorial Hospital Foundation and
has designated the donation to support the opening of a school clinic at Long Beach High
School that Memorial Hospital at Gulfport will staff.
In 1995, Memorial Hospital opened the first hospital sponsored school based health clinic
in Mississippi at Gulfport High School. The success of this first endeavor has led to the
development of 14 clinics on the Gulf Coast.
“Butler Snow is excited to be a part of the efforts of the Memorial Hospital at Gulfport
Foundation,” said Tommy Williams, chair of the Butler Snow Foundation. “We looked at
many deserving organizations. The effort to provide much-needed healthcare to these
students stood out,” said Williams. “We know the equipment and supplies purchased with
the grant will help them reach their end goal of providing comprehensive healthcare for
Memorial School Clinics are visited by approximately 600 children per day. School clinic
services include screenings, sports physicals, injury stabilization, health education, CLIA
certified lab, medication administration, immunizations, and mental health counseling.
Referral services for additional healthcare services are provided, if needed.
Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, is a full-service law firm with more
than 150 attorneys representing regional and national clients from offices in Jackson,
Mississippi, the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Memphis, Tennessee and Bethlehem,
Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.butlersnow.com.
PHOTO CAPTION: Drew Allen, Vice Chairman Memorial Foundation Board of Trustees,
left, and Dave Estorge, President, Memorial Foundation, second from left, accept a $10,000
donation from Michael Hewes, second from right, and Jim Farrell att