For a kid, being in a hospital is no fun. When I was around five years old, I had to have some sort of operation, and I was at what was then known as Children's Orthopedic Hospital in Seattle. What I remember most was looking out the window at night, watching cars drive along Sand Point Way past a store that had a big Coca-Cola sign painted on its wall. Anyway, Children's Orthopedic is now Seattle Children's Hospital, and they have a clinic in Wenatchee, one of 43 clinics in four states across the northwest. Ruben Mayes, who you may remember as a Seattle Seahawk about 30 years ago, is regional partnership and philanthropy officer for Children's Hospital, and they're looking to get bigger in the area:
Mayes says the Wenatchee Clinic has been very busy:
Mayes says keeping care close to home is the most important thing:
As a partnership and philanthropy officer, Mayes is always looking for help in growing the hospital and what it can do. If you're interested in helping, you can call Mayes on his cell phone, 509-432-8170.