Press releaseFrom Angel Medical Center:
(Franklin, NC) It was a beautiful afternoon as Vannoy Construction raised the last beam on the new home for Angel Medical Center’s Cancer Center on Wednesday, October 9th. Approximately 125 Franklin folks, AMC staff, volunteers, and physicians were in attendance for the event and each person was asked to sign their name or thought on the beam before it was raised into place. Jim Bross, President and CEO stated, “The new Cancer Center will significantly increase access to outpatient services for Macon County and surrounding communities. This new 25,000-square, 3 floor center will ensure that patients will continue to receive the best possible care in a comfortable setting, close to home.”
Brian Walker, Senior Project Manager thanked all the people involved in the process and stated how please they were to be a part of this project and what it will mean for Franklin in the future.
Rev. Vic Greene, asked all the attendees to place their hand on the beam as he blessed the beam and asked for the Lord’s blessing on all those people who would enter the new building now and in the future.
The Angel Medical Center Auxiliary presented a $20,000 check as the first contribution toward the $1 million capital campaign. Don Capaforte stated, “This new cancer center is for the people in Macon County and all the surrounding counties to give people the best possible experience without waste, without harm, and close to home. The capital campaign is ‘Building for a Better Experience’, and that will make a big difference to our loved ones. “
As part of the capital campaign, Bonnie Peggs explained that people will have the opportunity to purchase a brick for the front sidewalk for $100 and have it engraved in honor of or in memory of a special person or special group. Bricks can be purchased throughout the capital campaign over the next 9 months.