CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System awarded health and wellness grants totaling $30,000 to 24 area Texas schools at a luncheon on June 26, 2018. Schools receiving grants have participated in the free Mobile Pediatric Asthma Program for school-aged children during the 2017-2018 school term from Sept. 1, 2017, through May 30, 2018.
Areas schools receiving grants include: Bloomburg, Clarksville, Malta, McLeod, Mt. Vernon, Simms, Hooks, Maud, Linden-Kildare, Texarkana, Redwater, Red Lick, Queen City, Avery, Atlanta, Liberty-Eylau, Hughes Springs, New Boston, Daingerfield, Pleasant Grove, DeKalb, Jefferson, Pittsburg and Hubbard.
Chris Karam, President, CEO of Christus St. Michael Health System in Texarkana, Texas, said that next year the amount of grants will increase to $45,000 and commended schools for being good stewards of their funds.