Pharmacist Heather Lyons-Burney receives UMKC alumni award

Having a passion for both chemistry and biology, Heather Lyons-Burney, Pharm.D, knew early on that she wanted a career in health care. She would eventually take her two passions and become an educator, co-owner of multiple pharmacies and cofounder of Faith Community Health serving those in need in the Branson area. Her leadership has garnered Lyons-Burney, a 1994 graduate, the … Read More

Faith Community Health receives full grant match

Donors gave nearly $33,000 in April to fully fund a $90,000 matching grant provided by the Skaggs Legacy Foundation. Kenn Tilus, executive director of FCH, says the clinic is grateful for the grant from the Skaggs Foundation, which ended April 30. “The grant has given our clinic a financial boost to ensure that we are able to provide medical services … Read More

FCH dispensary use grows dramatically among returning patients

Faith Community Health reports a striking increase in its dispensary medication use from 2014 to 2016. Executive director Kenn Tilus said, “Refills more than quadrupled and total prescription volume tripled. Patient medical visits increased by 10 percent during the same period, with more than 2,000 appointments every year.” FCH dispensed 4,671 prescriptions in 2014. That increased to 11, 632 in … Read More

Focus Feature — Operating on Faith

Springfield Business Journal’s Emily Letterman interviews Faith Community Health’s Kenn Tilus and Carol Harris about how the clinic fills the healthcare needs of many of the uninsured workers in Taney and Stone counties in the March 6-12, 2017, issue of the Journal. “Seasonal workers power Branson. From busing tables, to cleaning hotel rooms and working behind the scenes as stagehands, roughly 40,000 … Read More

Turn your real estate into real hope (before the sale)

By giving real estate before the sale, instead of writing checks to charity, you’ll improve your cash flow, reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes, and send more to your favorite causes, according to the National Christian Foundation. Learn more about giving real estate here. https://www.ncfgiving.com/3345?utm_source=NCF+Affiliate+Newsletter&utm_campaign=489e607608-UA-215331-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_16b2cb8fd1-489e607608-251651453  

Visit FCH at the Branson Tri-Lakes Building & Home Show the weekend

Stop by and say hello to us at the 21st annual Branson Tri-Lakes Building & Home Show, located at the Chateau on the Lake. We will have a booth in the nonprofit area at the entrance to the exhibit hall. February 17, 18, & 19, 2017 Friday: 2:00pm – 7:00pm Saturday: 9:00am – 6:00pm Sunday: 11:00am – 3:00pm Admission is … Read More

Volunteer Opportunities

Do you need volunteer hours? Do you enjoy helping people? Do you enjoy working with your hands or in an office? If your answer to any of these is “yes,” then we may have service and ministry opportunities for you. We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities, from serving once, to every week; from simple cleaning, to working in optometry. … Read More

First Community Bank of the Ozarks employees donate to FCH

A big thank you goes to our friends at First Community Bank of the Ozarks, Branson, for their donation of $425. The gift came from the employees who donate to their Casual for a Cause fund when they wear jeans on Fridays. They chose Faith Community Health as their December community recipient. Pictured are Billie Schridde (left), bank administrative assistant, … Read More