Morton Plant Hospital Centennial Gala Events

Centennial Kick-Off Party, Gala and Sunday Brunch November 11th - 13th, 2016
  • Kick-Off Party
  • Hosted by the Skip Cline Society
  • $125
  • To benefit pediatric programs at Morton Plant Mease.
  • Friday, November 11, 2016
  • 6:00 - 10:00pm
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  • Centennial Ball
  • An evening of elegance and entertainment
  • $500
  • To benefit Charity Care at Morton Plant Hospital.
  • Saturday, November 12, 2016
  • 6:00 - 11:00pm
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  • Sunday Brunch
  • Celebrating our philanthropic generations of families.
  • $100
  • To benefit Charity Care at Morton Plant Hospital.
  • Sunday, November 13, 2016
  • 11:00am - 2:00pm
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100th
Celebration
Skip Cline Society Kick-Off Party
Friday, November 11, 2016
Centennial Ball
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Centennial Sunday Brunch
Sunday, November 13, 2016
100 Years of Morton Plant:
On January 1, 1916, the 20-bed hospital opened, costing $21,298.00 ... ... Read More
In February 1916, young Henry Plant II is admitted for treatment contusions and bruises... ... Read More
In 1929, Donald Roebling becomes the youngest member of the hospital board... ... Read More
In 1931, the hospital is approved by the American College of Surgeons... ... Read More
In 1935, the average nurse’s pay is $50 per month... ... Read More
Fund raising begins in 1940 for a badly needed new wing... ... Read More
The first “Roebling” wing opens in 1941, increasing beds to 75... ... Read More
In 1952, the hospital names its first administrator, Theodore L. Jacobsen... ... Read More
The second “Roebling” wing opens in 1954 increasing beds from 75 to 135... ... Read More
In 1957, the Charity Ball is revived to help with charity patient overload... ... Read More
In 1912 as Henry B. Plant II recuperated from bad car wreck, a group of civic-minded women, began their quest to bring what is now Morton Plant Hospital to life.
On January 1, 1916, the Morton F. Plant Endowed Hospital opens, with 20 beds and five bassinets. Ward beds cost $12 per week; private rooms are $30-$40 per week; charity cases cost $7 per week.
These operating room facilities were built in 1951 as a third floor of the 1941 Building and served the hospital until 1975, when Surgery moved to the basement of the Barnard Building.
Dr. James Leonard was Morton Plant Hospital’s first hospital pathologist in 1952.
Proud parents viewing their newborn babies at Morton Plant Hospital’s nursery in the early 1950s. Today, Morton Plant delivers more than  4,500 births each year.
Nursing students meet for anatomy class at Morton Plant Hospital in the late 1950s.
A nurse caring for a newborn baby and mom in 1960. Delivering beautiful babies into the world is certainly one of the most joyous services we provide at Morton Plant Hospital. The hospitals first babies born: the son of Florence Dodge Servis, January 4, 1916; and Jessie Coachman, April 19, 1916.
Cheerful smiles and colorful red and white candy-striped uniforms worn by teenage auxilians brighten the day for patients today as they did in June 1965 when this picture was taken.
In 1966,  Morton Plant first used “circoelectric” beds, which allowed patients who required immobilization to change positions while remaining stationary.
Morton Plant Hospital's 1969 graduating LPN (licensed practical nurse) class.
Morton Plant Hospital performed its first open heart surgery in 1975.
Last November, Morton Plant Hospital was selected from more than 1,000 hospitals as a 2016 Truven Health Analytics Top 50 Hospital for cardiovascular care for the 14th time.
The Doyle family helped led the ceremonial laying of the cornerstone at the groundbreaking for the new Doyle Tower at Morton Plant Hospital.
Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton were honored for their generous gift of $5million to fund the intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) for Morton Plant Hospital’s new neurosurgical operating suite in the Doyle Tower.
The new Doyle Tower at Morton Plant Hospital, scheduled to be completed in early 2017. Another example of how the community gave back.
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