Feb 05, 2013


(Columbia, Tenn. - Sept. 15, 2011) - - - National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) recently presented a check for almost $5,000 to the nursing department at Columbia State Community College. The generous donation came from the proceeds of the Summer Songwriter's Night and Country Buffet, and it will be used to purchase new equipment.

"Columbia State values the relationship that exists with NHC and appreciates the leadership provided by Edward Moore," said Bethany Lay, executive for advancement at Columbia State. "C-State is proud of its health science programs and the quality students we train that enter the workforce and find employment at such places as NHC."

NHC was just one of the sponsors for the Summer Songwriter's Night, a benefit concert for The Foundation for Geriatric Education (TFGE) and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). The concert was held June 11, 2011 at Peggy's field on Pulaski Hwy.

National HealthCare Corporation is recognized nationwide as an innovator in the delivery of quality long-term care. Their goal is to provide a full range of extended care services, designed to maximize the well being and independence of patients of all ages. They are dedicated to meeting patient needs through an interdisciplinary approach, combining compassionate care with cost-effective health care services.

Photo Caption (NHC Columbia State): National Healthcare Corporation presents Columbia State Community College with a check for almost $5,000. (Left to Right) Bethany Lay, executive for Advancement, Columbia State; Barbara Blum, director of nursing, Columbia State; Edward Moore, administrator, National Healthcare Corporation; Dr. Janet Smith, president, Columbia State; Teri Lacher, clinical laboratory technician, Columbia State.

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee's first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, the sixth largest higher education system in the nation. For more information, please visit www.columbiastate.edu .

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