Skaggs Foundation awards 30 scholarships

Over $20,000 invested into local students pursuing healthcare degrees In a continued commitment to fostering excellence in healthcare education, Skaggs Foundationis pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for the summer and fall semesters. With acollective investment of $22,500, these scholarships serve as a testament to the Foundation’sdedication to promoting healthcare education. The recipients, selected for […]

First Line of Defense for Patients Being Discharged

When a patient comes in to Cox Medical Center Branson for an outpatient procedure, such as anew stint or pacemaker, many times they are discharged with new medications that requirescareful monitoring of their blood pressure and oxygen levels. “What we observed is a gap in patient care”, shares Ryan Sigle, Cardiac Cath Lab Supervisor.“Some patients […]

Skaggs Foundation hits milestone in scholarship awards

Skaggs Foundation has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships to students Since inception, Skaggs Foundation has been committed to investing in the lives of individualsin the healthcare industry. This year they hit a milestone by awarding $514,950 in scholarshipssince 2002. “The impact this has made throughout the years in not only the individuals receiving thescholarships but […]

Skaggs Foundation awards nearly $1 million in grants

More than 50,000 lives to be impacted over the next 12 months On Oct. 26, 2023, Skaggs Foundation awarded 33 Skaggs Legacy Endowment grants totaling $974,950 to organizations working to improve health and wellness in Stone and Taney counties. These projects, plus four multi-year grants that will continue into the coming grant year, are estimated […]

Skaggs Foundation accepting spring scholarship applications Sept. 11-Oct. 25

Skaggs Foundation is committed to reducing the financial barrier for local individuals pursuing or advancing careers in the medical field. Between Sept. 11 and Oct. 25, Skaggs Foundation will accept scholarship applications for the spring 2024 semester.  “Our scholarship program is a win-win for the community,” explains Grace Nash, who oversees Skaggs Foundation’s scholarship program. […]

Hydrated during the heatwave

Hollister Elementary students show off the Skaggs Foundation water bottles they received last week. Photo provided by Hollister School District.

Prescription for a Healthier Community

Neighbor’s Pharmacy Tech, Lynn Downing, left, and Angie Musehl, right, work with Executive Director and Pharmacist-in-Charge Henry Irvin, to fill prescriptions for patients.

Grant lights the way for life saving service

As more and more people head to the lake, Cedarcreek Volunteer Fire Protection District is making preparations in case the unthinkable happens in their area. The volunteer fire district recently received a $4,380 grant from Skaggs Foundation to install LED lights around their helicopter pad. “We are a small, rural community that really comes alive […]

Grant helps Forsyth students access care quickly

In the past, if a child started feeling sick at school, the student could wait hours before getting needed medicine. They may have to wait to be picked up by a parent, travel to an urgent care or clinic and then wait to be seen. Now, Forsyth students with a sore throat, cough, flu or […]

Helping Chase A Dream

Baylee Williams knows that a career in healthcare will likely bring long hours and hard work, but that’s OK with her. She’s following her dream. It’s a dream that was inspired by her mother, Tracey Williams, who is the administrative director of Women’s Services at Cox Medical Center Branson. “When I was growing up, I […]