Becky Stoll and Sally Schoeffel, both registered nurses at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, recently returned from two weeks participating in the Timmy Global Health Medical Brigade to Ecuador.
Thirty college students (including Stoll’s daughter, Rebecca, a USF senior) from USF and the University of Michican joined eight medical professionals in the impoverished and remote Chontapunta region of the Amazon Basin. The group treated 700 patients in eight villages and sometimes traveled by pick-up truck or canoe to reach the daily clinic sites.
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8 GNC Center for Building Hope Race Series
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
8 Polo Under the Palms
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12 LWRBA March Membership Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
12 March Membership Luncheon
15 Irish Celtic 5K, Lakewood Ranch
8:00 am - 10:00 am
15 Palma Sola Botanical Park plants, antiques and crafts sale
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
22 5th Annual Ponies for Pups
22 Lakewood Ranch Community Fund 'Havana Nights' Gala
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