Read the press release below.
Georgetown Health Foundation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 13, 2018
Georgetown, Texas – The Georgetown Health Foundation is proud to present the history of medicine with a documentary and book, Caring for Georgetown: The Story of a Hospital and a Community 1848-2018. The documentary, by filmmaker Twila LaBar, and book, written by Mary Steger, will be available to the public at select showings listed below.
In 2018, Georgetown celebrates the 100th anniversary of its hospital system. In honor of the centennial, Georgetown Health Foundation commissioned a book and documentary film to preserve the important history of medicine in Georgetown and to honor the many people in our healthcare community who dedicated their lives to others.
The book and documentary tells the story of our city and hospital through the memories our own heros in medicine. From its founding as a frontier town, through wars, the depression, segregation, and into the modern age, the Georgetown community and its hospital are a thriving example of what makes our city a unique and unequaled place to live.
Showings listed below are free to the public. A limited number of books will be available at each showing for $50 payable to Georgetown Health Foundation. All proceeds will be used to support GHF’s charitable activities.
First United Methodist Church McKinney Ministry Center
- Sunday, August 19, 2:30 PM
- Wednesday, August 22, @2:00 PM
- Thursday, August 23 @ 6:00 PM
- Wednesday, August 29 @ 2:00 PM
Williamson Museum will show the documentary at the Courthouse
- Saturday, September 15 @ 2:00 PM
- Thursday, September 27 @ 7:00