Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on Jan. 3 in the Heart of Kansas Family Health Care conference room. President Janis Link, president, conducted the meeting.
Janice Walker, service chair, reported the chapter’s total donations for the Makinna Ann Hope Foundation from September through December came to $550, bringing the chapter’s total contributions to the Foundation since 2008 to $3,082.
Karen Reif reported that a $50 Town and Country Supermarket gift card from the chapter had been presented to an elderly Hoisington woman in need.
Walker discussed the chapter’s plans to provide a pizza party for the youth at the Daniel R. Trickey Life Giving Center.
Susan Brown, social chair, reported plans for the Sister Chapter social. Sister Chapter Theta Master will co-host the social with Preceptor Pi. Set for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at First Christian Church, the social will have a Chicago theme.
Reta Lucas gave the program on Heart of Kansas Family Health Care Inc. and provided a tour of the facility, which offers medical care and behavioral health services to families, especially those who may not have a doctor or health insurance, or those who have insurance with a high deductible and high prescription costs.
The facility serves families of all income levels and those with almost all insurances, including Medicare and Medicaid. Reduced rates are available with proof of income, but proof of income is not a requirement for being seen by a physician. Drug discounts are available to patients regardless of income or insurance coverage. Heart of Kansas Health Care has a full-time physician and additional healthcare professionals providing medical services, and bilingual staff members are available.
The next meeting of Preceptor Pi will be the Sister Chapter social Jan. 17.