Famed Coach to Speak at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Foundation Golf Dinner

DV IMAGEStan Morrison, famed basketball coach and athletics administrator, is the guest speak for San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament Dinner on September 24.

Mr. Morrison is well known for leading the University of California, Riverside Highlanders Athletics Program to Division I. In addition, Mr. Morrison has achieved national recognition for his work as an athletic administrator for four other Division I universities – the University of Southern California; University of California, Santa Barbara; San Jose State University; and the University of the Pacific. He was also appointed to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee, which oversees the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.

Mr. Morrison has also served as a personal coach to Los Angeles Lakers’ center Shaquille O’Neal, as well as a sports caster and analyst. He currently serves as Senior Vice President for Business Growth at Security Bank of California in Riverside.

With such a fine sports background, Mr. Morrison will make a wonderful guest speaker for San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Golf Tournament Dinner, to be held at Morongo Casino, Resort, & Spa, on the night before the Tournament. But Mr. Morrison’s philanthropic endeavors also make him an especially fitting speaker for the Foundation’s fundraising event.

Mr. Morrison has served as Chairman of the Board for High Five America, an organization that uses basketball to combat gang violence, drug, and alcohol abuse. He is also President of the Board of Trustees for Olive Crest, a group home for abused teens. Mr. Morrison also serves on the boards of the following organizations: the Inland Empire Boy Scouts of America, the Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center, ARC Riverside County, and the Unforgettables, plus several more committees and campaign groups. In addition, Mr. Morrison was awarded the “City Spirit Award” for 2012 from the City of Riverside.

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Foundation is excited to have Mr. Morrison as the guest speaker for the 10th Annual Golf Tournament Dinner, which starts at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, in the Grand Ballroom at Morongo Casino, Resort, & Spa in Cabazon. Tickets for the tropical-themed event are $60, and include dinner, entertainment, silent auction, and more! The Dinner will be followed by the Golf Tournament on Wednesday, September 25, at Tukwet Canyon Golf Club in Beaumont.

To find out more about the Foundation’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner, please visit www.sgmh.org, or call (951) 769-2184. We hope to see you there!

At San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, our mission is to provide safe, high quality, personalized healthcare services. An 87-bed facility located in the San Gorgonio Pass, we were established in 1951 as a living memorial to our country’s World War I and II Veterans. Now in our 62nd year, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital provides excellent care for our community as we continue to grow along with the Pass region.

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital is supported in part by the San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for the Hospital, and by the San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Hospital’s volunteer organization. The Auxiliary runs the San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, at 3453 West Ramsey Street in Banning.

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital is located at 600 North Highland Springs Avenue in Banning. For more information about the hospital and its services, call 951-845-1121 or visit http://www.sgmh.org.

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