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FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Andrea Hawkins, Dallas Park and Recreation, 817-994-2498 (Text/VM)
WellMed's Donation to City of Dallas Will Give Senior Residents Free Access to Recreation Programs
WHAT: WellMed Charitable Foundation to Present $150,000 to City of Dallas
For the 4th time, WellMed Charitable Foundation (WCF) will present the City of
Dallas with $150,000 to give Dallas residents free access to recreation
programs. Dallas Park and Recreation will use the gift to waive annual
and monthly fees at city recreation centers for adults 60 and older. Since the
first donation was announced in March 2017, more than 29,500 adults have
enrolled at a City of Dallas recreation center.
WCF is the philanthropic partner of WellMed and USMD Health System.
Employee contributions fund WCF donations to organizations that benefit seniors
WHEN: 10:30 AM Thursday, September 15, 2022
WHERE: Dallas City Hall Flag Room/6th Floor/Green Elevators
- Carolyn King Arnold, Dallas Mayor Pro Tem
- Arun Agarwal, President, Dallas Park and Recreation Board
- Carol Zenial, Executive Director, WellMed Charitable Foundation
- Robert Granger, President WellMed Medical Management
- Dr. Adam Crawford, WellMed Health Care System
- Angela Garfias, Participant at Martin Weiss Recreation Center
WellMed Charitable Foundation (www.wellmedgives.org) is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization that supports seniors and their caregivers with special emphasis on wellness, prevention and living with chronic illness. Established in 2006 by Dr. George M. Rapier III, a noted physician and the Chairman of the Board, the Foundation has contributed millions of dollars to Texas-based non-profit groups. The Foundation oversees several initiatives benefiting seniors and caregivers, including Caregiver SOS resource centers, the Caregiver Teleconnection, and senior center health and wellness programs.