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Central Texas Medical Center: News

Two Funny Females will provide laughs at the Have a Heart for Hospice Valentine Luncheon
SAN MARCOS, TX – Tickets are now on sale for the Have A Heart for Hospice Valentine Luncheon. The event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center, located at 501 E. Hopkins St. Tickets cost $40, and proceeds will benefit CTMC Hospice Care.

Entertainment at the event will be provided by comedians Laura Bartlett and Emmy award-winning Linda Stogner, who are part of the popular Texas-based stand-up comedy tour Four Funny Females. 

Bartlett, Four Funny Females founder and executive producer has received national and regional press and was featured in the September 2012 edition of “Better Homes & Gardens” as an example of chasing a dream (comedy) later in life.  

Stogner headlines Four Funny Females and is the recipient of over 60 film and television awards including multiple Emmy and Gracie Awards, the prestigious Gold Hugo Award and both gold and silver medals from the New York Festivals.

Additionally, the Have A Heart For Hospice Luncheon will feature a special tribute to all former CTMC Hospice advisory board members. The menu will include rosemary chicken, au gratin potatoes, grilled asparagus, salad, rolls and cupcakes for dessert. Purchase tickets by emailing or by calling (512) 754-6159.

About CTMC
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, was restructured in 1960. The present facility was opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 700 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. In addition, over 200 community members and interns from area educational institutions volunteer their services to the hospital. In 2010 and again in 2011, CTMC was named The Best Hospital in Hays County. In addition, CTMC added a certified Chest Pain Center to its ER capabilities in 2011. In 2012, CTMC became the first operating room along the IH-35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio to be equipped with a da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery suite.

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, AHS has quickly grown to become the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare provider in the nation. Today, AHS supports 43 hospitals and employs 55,000 individuals. AHS hospitals are comprised of 7,700 licensed beds, providing care for 4 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.


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