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Area Booster Programs Benefit from SBL Sports Physicals

September 24, 2020 9:38 a.m.

Sarah Bush Lincoln donated $9,140 to area athletic booster clubs from sports physicals performed over the summers.


SBL medical providers and staff members donated their time to benefit the athletic booster programs at area schools by providing numerous sports and school physicals at reduced costs to athletes and students. The sports physicals were $20 each and all the proceeds were donated back to the participating student’s school booster club.


Donations to area athletic booster clubs included: Arthur - $700; Charleston - $660; Cumberland - $1,340; Effingham High School - $400; Effingham St. Anthony - $1,140; Mattoon - $1,200; Newton - $1,100; St. Thomas - $200; Shelbyville - $1,400; Sullivan - $320; Teutopolis - $420, and Tuscola - $260. In Neoga, SBL providers performed free school and sports physicals.


Medical providers who volunteered their time included: Robert Thain, MD, Lori Nottmeyer, APRN, Gregory Deters, MD, Jeremy Mathenia, PA-C, and Marlene Kremer, MD, at Family Medical Center in Mattoon; Joan Alvarado, MD, Mark Emenecker, DO, Bernie Ranchero, MD, and Tom Dust, PA-C, at Charleston Family Practice; Internal Medicine Physician Louis Schwing, MD, Family Practitioner Paul Oltman, MD, Walk-In Clinic Physician Doug Kabbes, MD, and Physician Assistant Cari Fearday, PA-C, at the SBL Effingham Clinic; Gary Hayden, PA-C, and Megan Steffen, APRN, at the SBL Shelbyville Clinic; Adree Venatta, MD, and Nick Watkins, PA-C, at the SBL Toledo Clinic; Michelle Fulton, APRN, and Michele Kinder, APRN, at the SBL Newton Clinic; Keith Ballinger, PA-C of the SBL Arthur Clinic; Janice Vandeveer, MD, and  Iven Boehm, PA-C, at the SBL Neoga Clinic; Shawna Harris, APRN, at the SBL Sullivan Clinic, and Kimberly Whitaker, MD, at the SBL Tuscola Clinic.

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