BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 26, 2012 — Access to revolutionary technology
and compassionate care go hand in hand at the Southeast Georgia Health
System Cancer Care Centers. Now, thanks to the support of the community
and a generous contribution resulting from the 2011 Five Grands. Twenty
Hands: Keys for the Cure piano concerts, patients are experiencing an
elevated level of comfort when receiving cancer care treatments.
In March, Diana M. Murphy, the managing director of Rocksolid Holdings
LLC and the concert producer of the 2011 Five Grands. Twenty Hands: Keys
for the Cure piano concerts, presented a check for $63,920 to the Southeast
Georgia Health System Foundation to benefit the Health System’s
cancer care programs. The Health System purchased 23 new recliners, complete
with heat and massage features, for the Brunswick and Camden campus Cancer
"Patients may spend from one to as long as eight or nine hours with
us while receiving cancer-fighting treatments,” says Gary R. Colberg,
FACHE, president and CEO of Southeast Georgia Health System. “Our
goal is to create as comforting an experience as we possibly can. We are
truly appreciative of this contribution and the impact it has on our patients’
The donation was raised from the ticket sales of two concerts held on Sept.
16 and 17, 2011. The concerts featured talented area pianists Donna Nilsson,
Claudia Theise, Amy Miller Bishop, Rhonda Hambright, David Crawford, Deidre
Singleton, Beverly Fetter, Ann Nermoe, Ann Dempsey and Michele Jamieson
performing together on five grand pianos. The donation also included the
proceeds from the sale of the concert CDs and DVDs.
One-hundred percent of the ticket proceeds went to the cancer care programs
thanks to the generosity of the event’s underwriters: Mr. and Mrs.
A.D. "Pete" Correll, Mr. and Mrs. M. Alanson Johnson II, Mr.
and Mrs. Randy Jordan and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kennedy, Mr. and Mrs.
Reg Murphy, Mr. and Mrs. David Perdue, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Timmerman, Mr.
and Mrs. Spencer L. Wiley, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Windolf, the Cooper Family
Foundation, the Eric and Julie Epstein Charitable Trust, the Marshwinds
Advisory Company and the Southeast Georgia Health System Cyberknife team
of Timothy A. Jamieson, M.D., PhD, Bruce G. Tripp, M.D., Kenyon Meadows, M.D.
In addition to Murphy, the event planners included: Kevin Padgett, Jamestown
Piano Shop; Teri Conlan, Health System Foundation; Darlin Thrower and
Joshua Sholander; Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica; Helen Rentz,
Faulkenberry Certain Advertising; Dottie Ann Smith; Evelyne Talman; Michael
Shaffer, Our Net News; TJ Thompson, iMint Media; Halyard Restaurant Group;
Black Tie Limousine; and Flowers by George Ingram.