Willie Ree Howell, M. D.
Cindy Shumpert, M.D.
Gus Lovegren, M. D.
Lee Jennings, C.P.A.
David Kearns, M.D.
The meeting was called to order by
the president. The minutes for the last meeting were approved as
Laurie Douglas reported the names
of recent donors and stated that the donors were sent thank you
The treasurer's report was give by
Dr. Howell who reported that there are presently $224,338.34 total
in the various George Faile accounts. Grand total spent to date on
renovation of The Baptist Medical Centre, Nalerigu is $119,308.43.
Vicki Barnes reported that a
container shipment with surgical equipment, and anesthesia machine,
generator parts, agricultural equipment and sheets arrived in
Nalerigu March 18, 2007. The container has been unloaded fully.
Andy Csordas is working on a
generator from the Caterpillar Foundation.
Cindy Shumpert reported that a she
and Sam Gillis will go to BMC for the month of May.
Furman University Magazines and
Shorter College Magazines that highlighted the Baptist Medical
Centre in their Winter 2007 issues were highlighted and shared.
Paul and Cindy Shumpert will
present a program on the BMC at Garden Lakes Baptist Church on
Sunday March 25 at 6PM.
Martha Cates is in the process of
gathering an information packet about the Faile Foundation and the
Baptist Medical Centre.
Dr. Kearns is investigating a
microscope that a Rotary Club in S.C. wants to donate.
Paul Shumpert will be speaking at
the INMED conference May 11-12, 2007, Kansas City, Mo.
Bob Claytor is currently at the BMC
where a new ceiling is being installed.
INMED needs to be added to the
Faile Foundation mailing list.
In 2007, the Faile Foundation has
supported 3 residents to go to the BMC at $1000.00 each.
Laurie Douglas will ask Freeman
Brook for a Mercer Medical School supply the name of a contact that
would be interested in hearing more about the BMC and opportunities
for resident medical students there.
Board Members need to continue to
send photos and biographies to Jarratt.
The International Mission Board –
Global Missions Conference will be held July 19-22, 2007 in
Our prayers are with the two men
from Cartersville who died on the recent Honduras mission trip: Rick
Mason and Perry Goad.
Laurie Douglas will ask Carmen
Butcher to help us rework our mission statement.
The next meeting is scheduled for
Monday, May 14, 2007 at the office of Lee Jennings. We hope that
George Faile and Bob Claytor will be available to join us.