guitar-paloozaHENDERSON, Ky. (9/1/14) — You have probably noticed the painted guitars located throughout Henderson over the past few months.

Guitarpalooza was the latest creation of the Henderson Regional Hospital Foundation, a fusion of music and art to foster health and wellness and fun for the Henderson Community. Guitarpalooza has turned out to be one of the largest fundraising events the Henderson Regional Hospital has spearheaded in its history, and we want you to be apart of it. We are wrapping up Guitarpalooza 2014 with a huge Finale Celebration at the Fine Arts Center on Sept. 20, and you are invited to join us.

Tickets are $40, and can be purchased with a check or cash by contacting (270) 827-7161. The event begins with happy hour at 6:30 p.m. with the Live Guitar Auction at 7:30 p.m. Following the auction, you will be entertained by Dueling Pianos from 176 Keys Fun Pianos. There will be a cash bar and a cocktail buffet. Please join us and make this the biggest event in town.

This public art project and celebration was launched at the Kyndle Annual Celebration on June 5 at the Fine Arts Center, where twenty beautiful and unique guitars were unveiled before finding their summer homes throughout the storefronts of Henderson.

The Henderson Regional Hospital Foundation is so appreciative of the talent and generosity of the artists involved in this unique adventure and for sharing their extraordinary talent with this community. The artists include, Sandy Barry, Bill Campbell, Frances Codora, Matt Eddmenson, Brian Ettensohn, Jayme Floyd, Jan Frazier, Iris Gentry, Rebecca Goodman, Janice Greene, Cathe Hedgepeth, Pem Pfisterer Clark Johnson, Marka Kroeger, Jamie Liles, Jule McClellan, Vickie McCormick, John Park, Suzie Rideout, Sarah Ridley, Tiffany Schones and David Wischer. This project showcased the spirit of art and music in our community, embracing the artists’ diversity and commitment to Henderson.

The Henderson Regional Hospital would like to thank its many sponsors for their generous and caring support of this event. “Tour Sponsors,” of this event include Drs. Noel and Karen Canlas and Kentucky Farm Bureau, Chase Fulcher CLU, ChFC. “Guitar Sponsors,” include Bank Trust Financial, Dick and Sheila Beaven, Bruce Woodring Auto Sales, Marty and Ellie Coursey, Thomas Dempewolf, Ron and Debbie Faupel, John and Dawn Kelsey, King, Deep and Branaman, Kyndle, Martin and Susan McElroy, Providers of Methodist Hospital Physician Services, Methodist Hospital Senior Management Team, Ohio Valley Financial Group, Old National Bank, RC Cola, Weaver, Dalton and Associates, Terry and Dawn Wheeler and Jerry and Cathy Wischer. “Back Stage Sponsors,” include Independence Bank, Merrill Lynch and Dr. Tom Neely. “Road Crew Sponsors,” include Big Rivers Electric, Phyllis Crafton, and United Community Bank. “Groupie Sponsors,” include Curt Hamilton Injury Law and New York Life- Jeremy Schmitt. “Promotional Sponsors,” include Abba Promotions and ABBA’S Music.

Proceeds from Guitarpalooza will support the Henderson Regional Hospital Foundation. The Henderson Regional Hospital Foundation was originated in 1978 by a few caring citizens of Henderson to support the work of Methodist Hospital. Methodist Hospital is the primary acute health care provider for Henderson, Union and Webster Counties. Two hospitals and over 40 providers in 19 locations make up this faith-based not for profit organization.

The Foundation supports the buildings, equipment and services of Methodist Hospital including equipment used to treat patients, charitable health care for the uninsured and underinsured, Community Access to Child’s Health, training for nursing staff and any designated program that improves the lives of this community through the work of Methodist Hospital.

For more information, please contact Samantha McClary, Administrative Assistant at (270) 827-7161, or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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