The Impact Of Iu Health Olcott Center On The State Of Indiana

1496 Words Nov 10th, 2016 6 Pages
Introduction The 17th Annual Hoosiers Outrun Cancer was a huge success this year and has been for the past 17 years. I had the opportunity be one of over 400 volunteers for the event, which allowed me to gain skills for my potential future in the field of sport management, and possibly, other related fields. The volunteer sport organization, or the organization that provided the opportunity for the community was the Bloomington Hospital Foundation, which is an organization that creates events and fundraisers in order to support the IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Their mission is “ to support the mission of Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital to be one of the best hospitals in the state of Indiana” ( The specific purpose of the event was to benefit the IU Health Olcott Center in order to benefit their patients.
Within the event, there were various speakers and sponsors who contributed to the overall fan experience of the event. While volunteering I noticed sponsors such as Weddle Bros Construction Companies, Premier Healthcare, Oliver Winery and Vineyards, Old National Bank, Southern Indiana Physicians, Royal South, Bunger & Robertson, Royal, Cardon and Associates Inc., Boston Scientific, CFC Properties, Rogers, Baxter, and several more. Some of the sponsors set up tents where participants could visit and learn more about the companies. The speakers that introduced the event included the chairman and a representative of the…

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