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Central Texas Medical Center: News

Tickets now on sale for 11th annual Hats Off For Hospice fundraiser
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – Help dreams come true by attending the 11th annual Hats Off For Hospice fundraiser on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Texas Old Town in Kyle. “Hats Off For Hospice is a family BBQ event that raises money for CTMC Hospice Care programs including Dream A Dream,” says Lisa Adams, Community Relations Coordinator for Central Texas Medical Center. “The Dream A Dream Program grants a last wish to our patients, so that their last desire in life can be fulfilled. Wishes have ranged from hot air balloon rides to going to a Spurs basketball game!”

This year’s music entertainment features Bob Schneider. Throughout 2015, Schneider will unveil The King Kong Suite, a three EP series, beginning with Volume 1, an elegant and soaring collection of songs about love and loss. Volume 2 and Volume 3 will be released this summer and fall, each with its own sound and style. Schneider, a gifted visual artist who exhibits worldwide, will combine music and art in this limited edition run of vinyl and CD’s. Following two concept albums, King Kong returns to the spirit of Lonelyland, his breakout solo album.

Food is sponsored by our friends at Black’s BBQ. There will be one-of-a-kind door prizes. Children can enjoy fun activities such as tractor trailer rides, moonwalks, face-painting, the Kiddie Express Train and more!

Come bid on the live auction including autographed and framed jerseys signed by Dallas Cowboys Dez Bryant, Houston Texans JJ Watt, Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers and a signed football by Denver Broncos Peyton Manning. There will be acoustic guitars signed by George Strait and Alan Jackson. There will be a silent auction including autographed cowboy hats by Kevin Fowler, Jack Ingram, Joe Nichols, Eli Young Band and more! Other items include jewelry donated by Abercrombie Gems & Precious Metals; His and Her cowboy boots, golf packages, and bed and breakfast stays, western belts and more!

Hats Off For Hospice will provide companies the opportunity to share information about their own services. The $200 ($150 for non-profit) Lasso Sponsorship includes 4 tickets to the event and allows a business or individual to decorate a 6’ table displaying information about their company. No selling allowed.

Tickets are now available for purchase by contacting CTMC Hospice Care at 512-754-6159. Tickets cost $20/one ticket (no meal), $40/one ticket (with meal), $75/two tickets and $10 for children between 6 – 13 years old. Children 5 and under are free. A reserved table is available at $300 for eight guests. Sponsorships are available!

If you would like more information regarding Hats Off For Hospice, or to purchase tickets, please visit us on Facebook or CTMC Community Relations Coordinator, Lisa Adams, at (512) 753-3608.


About CTMC 
The 178-bed hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 600 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For four consecutive years, CTMC has been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CTMC is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. CTMC leads the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, home health care, hospice, women’s services and more. For more information, follow CTMC on Facebook, Twitter,  YouTube and Pinterest, and visit our website at

CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, Adventist Health System is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. Today, Adventist Health System supports 45 campuses in 10 states and employs nearly 70,000 individuals. Adventist Health System hospitals are comprised of nearly 8,300 licensed beds, providing care for 4.5 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits. 


Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666