Press Releases

Sept. 15, 2016

Sixth Annual National Speakers Luncheon Honored Verónica Salazar Escobedo and Ruben M. Escobedo and Featured Frank King

SAN ANTONIO, TX – (September 14, 2016) -  The Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation held its Sixth Annual National Speakers Luncheon, honoring Verónica Salazar Escobedo and Ruben M. Escobedo with the Beacon Award for their passionate service to our community, and featured Frank King as the keynote speaker. Proceeds raised through the luncheon benefit programs supported by the Friends Foundation at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospitals. Read more >>>

Sept. 23, 2015

Fifth Annual National Speakers Luncheon Honored Margaret and Bill Klesse and Featured Chris Lowney

SAN ANTONIO, TX – (June 29, 2015) - Today, the Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation held its Fifth Annual National Speakers Luncheon. The event honored Margaret and Bill Klesse with the Beacon Award for their passionate service to our community and featured Chris Lowney as the keynote speaker. Proceeds from the luncheon will benefit programs supported by the Friends Foundation at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospitals. Read more >>>

June 29, 2015

New Board Chair Announced for Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation 

SAN ANTONIO, TX – (June 29, 2015) - Frank Arnold has been named chairman of the Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation Board of Directors. Arnold joined the Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation Board in February 2012 and has been instrumental in creating a network of donors to support the healing ministry of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System. Read more >>>

Oct. 28, 2014

Fourth Annual National Speakers Luncheon Honored Rosemary Kowalski and Featured Father Gregory Boyle

SAN ANTONIO, TX – (October 28, 2014) - Today, the Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation held its Fourth Annual National Speakers Luncheon to honor Rosemary Kowalski with the Beacon Award for her passionate service to the community and the event featured Father Gregory Boyle as the keynote speaker. Proceeds from the event will benefit programs supported by the Friends Foundation.  Read more >>>

June 24, 2014

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center unveils The Orthopedics and Neurosciences Center and the Hazel and Fred Kingman Education and Conference Center

SAN ANTONIO, TX  - (June 24, 2014) – Today, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center (CSRH – MC) brought Associates, physicians, and community members together for a special blessing and ceremony to unveil the expansion and renovation of The Orthopedics and Neurosciences Center. The Hazel and Fred Kingman Endowment made this makeover possible.Read more >>>

April 12, 2014
Bikers Ride to Support CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX – (April 12, 2014) - Bikers and Sisters took to the road to raise money and awareness for CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels (CSRH-NB). The second annual Harleys & Habits started with a parade of Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word – San Antonio in sidecars and on the backs of motorcycles at the New Braunfels downtown plaza. Bikers then commenced the 70-mile ride through the Texas Hill Country, which included fun stops at the Dry Comal Creek Vineyard, Shade Tree Saloon and Riley’s on the Backbone. The event culminated at Billy’s Ice House where participants enjoyed a BBQ dinner and live music. Read more >>>
April 3, 2013
Third Annual Speakers Luncheon Honored Tom Frost and Featured Captial "Sully" Sullenberger

SAN ANTONIO – (April, 3, 2013) Today, the Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation held its Third Annual National Speakers Luncheon to honor Tom C. Frost, Jr. with the Beacon Award for his passionate service to the community, and featured Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, III as the keynote speaker. Read more >>>