Mann Endowment continues to support Benton Co.

BENTON CO., Tenn. -According to information received from the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation, necessary updates to the conference room for West TN Healthcare Camden Hospital have been completed with funds received from the Patricia Mann Endowment for Benton County.

In a statement to the statement, Ruby Kirby, Chief Executive of Camden Hospital, said: ‘We are grateful for the financial assistance the Patricia Mann Endowment has been able to provide to the hospital.

She went on to say, “These updates have improved the function of our conference room and added a more modern aesthetic to the space.”

The Patricia Mann Endowment for Benton County was established at West TN Healthcare in 2015 and is intended to support Benton County residents. Funds from the endowment have been used for numerous projects since its inception, including Make-A-Wish Mid South, the Carl Perkins Center for Prevention of Child Abuse, the Benton Co. School System, and the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Advocate and founding board member of the Patricia Mann Endowment, Tim Wehner, said in the statement: “Camden Hospital is a tremendous asset to the area.” He went on to say, “By meeting the needs of the hospital, we are able to directly impact the Benton County community and further the mission of the Mann Endowment.”

The West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation was established in 1985 with the goal of strengthening the health and well-being of the region by promoting positive change not only in healthcare, but also in the arts and education.

The Foundation serves nineteen counties with philanthropic support and works to improve the lives of West TN residents.

For more information on the Foundation, visit the website or visit Facebook at

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