Alice Gillepsie was born six weeks early from a birth defect. At 7 years old, she's now had more birthdays than brain surgeries. During one of her hospital stays, her mom learned about March of Dimes and signed up for her first March for Babies.
At a time when Texas Roadhouse would typically be closed, doors were open Wednesday as administrative professionals from Lubbock were welcomed by UMC employees and KCBD’s on-air staff, raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network.
Emergency Management Director Dan Heerding and the Clovis High School Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) have been awarded the FEMA Region 6 Youth Preparedness Award for the program’s impact on the school as well as the surrounding community.
Texas Tech University is raising awareness about sexual assault and resources for survivors. It’s joining people and organizations across the globe in recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. On the Texas Tech campus, Red Raiders have reported 32 instances of sexual assault since August, according to the university’s crime log. That count includes sexual assault, rape, fondling, or forcible fondling.
The search is on for the newest Gerber baby. But this year’s contest is more important than ever, healthwise. Until Thursday, April 14th, Gerber is taking your nominations. All you do is submit a photo or video of your cute little smiling baby.
The United Family offers the second-round booster doses of the PfizerBioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, following the approval by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The city of Lubbock and Lubbock county urge everyone to stand against rampant child abuse in our area. City and county leaders joined with the Chamber of Commerce to kick off the “Go Blue Lubbock,” a movement focused on wearing or displaying the color blue to open the discussion about abuse and neglect.
One of Lubbock's hospitals have set up its memorial for the victims of child abuse in our region. UMC Children's Hospital is holding its "Pinwheels for Prevention" event to raise awareness of child abuse in April. Each of these children's toys symbolizes a victim.
The Salvation Army is turning away more single adults as it continues under COVID-19 restrictions. Under Salvation Army national guidelines, it has a capacity of 75%, and social distancing is enforced.
"Think about how big Lubbock is going to become and the second loop, well it's 20-25 minutes now to an ER, or to a physician, or to a cancer center. And if you can bring that down to a more convenient, accessible level, then you can meet people where they are," UMC CEO Mark Funderburk said.
UMC has received a lab certificate accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), which focuses on continuous improvement, patient care, and safety. They are recognized as the ‘gold standard’ in laboratory accreditation and excellence, which means UMC’s lab meets the highest quality standards.
Almost 97% of the students at Brown Elementary live in poverty, with many of the students being food insecure. For the fourteenth year in a row, UMC, with the help of UMC EMS, will deliver 120 food bags to Brown Elementary School this Friday, March 11 between 11:00 a.m. and noon.
SERVPRO of South and Southwest Lubbock is pleased to announce their 17th Annual Golf for Kids’ Sake Golf Tournament on Friday, May 13, 2022, at Lakeridge Country Club (8802 Vicksburg Avenue in Lubbock), with flights arriving at 8:00 am and 1:30 pm, respectively. SERVPRO® ensures 100% of the money raised from the golf tournament benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock.