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Special Events

Events are a great way to bring people together to raise money for a specific cause. Some events at Southwest General have been going on for decades, and some are more recent.

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The bi-annual Gala event, hosted by the Southwest Community Health Foundation, is the hospital’s staple fundraising event. Attendee’s look forward to a theme-filled night accompanied by dinner and dancing.

The next Gala event will be held in April 9, 2022—additional details will be provided towards the end of 2021.

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The Southwest Community Health Foundation’s annual Golf Outing will be held on Aug. 9, 2021, at the Columbia Hills Golf and Swim Club. More information >>>

Doctors’ Day

At Southwest General, we know that quality health care is about more than just medicine. It is about compassion, trust, and an unwavering commitment to our community. At the center of it all are our doctors. Please join us in honoring a doctor for National Doctors’ Day, March 30, by making a gift to the Southwest Community Health Foundation. With your gift, leave a special message that will be delivered to the doctor on March 30th. Click the link here to donate and leave your message.


The Dennis C. Simmerman Hospice Community Care Fund, founded in 2008, provides critical financial and care-related services for hospice patients and families of limited means. In addition to financial assistance for residential hospice care, the fund provides support for services such as in – home caretakers, transportation of family members for visitation and help with medication. Your support of Light the Night to Honor a Life will make an important difference in providing compassionate care to patients in our community.

The luminaria event will kick off in November, 2021. Check back then for more details.