Pictured: Stephen K. Jones, Jr., CEO of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center; Peter C. Wuenschel, Executive Director of Communities in Schools Bay Area; Hillary Gramm, Development Director of Communities in Schools Bay Area; Charles Laird, Chief Operating Officer of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Webster, TX - Executives from Clear Lake Regional Medical Center presented a check for $15,000 to Communities in Schools Bay Area this past week.  The medical staff of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center chose Communities in Schools out of three organizations as a yearly donation.

“Children in our community are empowered by Communities in School’s programs and events. Because our medical staff live and work in this area, they believe in the mission of Communities in Schools Bay Area.” says Stephen K. Jones, Jr., Chief Executive Officer. “We are happy to be making this donation and giving back to the people in our community.”

The medical staff at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center comes together annually to vote on a donation recipient. The medical staff has previously donated to local EMS, schools, foundations and the like.   

About Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II Trauma Capabilities, Neuroscience Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, Breast Diagnostic Center, Wound Care Center, a level III Neonatal ICU, the area’s only Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric ICU, and a comprehensive range of services for patients of all ages. With a medical staff of more than 850, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center employs more than 2,100 medical professionals and has served the community for more than 40 years. In 2013, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center invested $92 million in an expansion and renovation project that enhanced services to better serve the Bay Area Houston community. For more information, call 281-332-2511 or visit online at www.clearlakermc.com. For the latest news and updates, visit our website at http://www.clearlakermc.com or stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter.

About HCA Gulf Coast Division

HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities.  It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses.  HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 6  off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius.  For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.

About Communities In Schools – Bay Area

Since 1989, Communities In Schools - Bay Area has served the most at-risk youth in the Clear Creek and Dickinson Independent School Districts. These students are faced with obstacles that may prevent them from staying in school and graduating.  CIS - Bay Area does whatever it takes to ensure these students needs are met by providing a caring adult on campus to listen to their needs , meet those needs using community resources and advocating for their success. CIS - Bay Area keeps kids on the path of success through graduation and beyond! Please check out our website at www.cisba.org and like us on Facebook at Communities In Schools - Bay Area.