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Continued from pg 1 Artists-in-Residence Program to integrate Along with Dirje, professional musicians into the healthcare the Arts in Medicine setting. The program is delivered by program at Baylor Scott professionally trained musicians from the & White – Fort Worth community, including performers from currently rotates five the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, musicians throughout who bring their talents into public spaces, the hospital. Violinist such as lobbies, waiting rooms, and Jane Escueta holds other common areas around the hospital both her bachelor’s and campus. The engaging and entertaining master’s degrees in performances promote the general Violin Performance from well-being of patients, families, visitors, Indiana University, and and clinical and support staff as well as performs with the Dallas providing distraction and stress reduction. Opera and Minnesota Philharmonic, the Abilene Opera, Garland Orchestra. Jane frequently performs and Las Colinas Symphony Orchestras, concerts for seniors and preschoolers and Symphony Arlington. Alison earned alongside her husband, Tony, a pianist. her Master of Music in Harp Performance Certified Music Practitioner and Licensed Craig Leffer, a cellist, also performs from Southern Methodist University and Professional Counselor, became our regularly with the Dallas Opera Orchestra teaches harp privately to students of all inaugural performer at Baylor Scott & as well as the Fort Worth Symphony, Dallas ages. White – Fort Worth on December 5, 2019. Symphony, and Abilene Philharmonic. Dirje regularly receives positive feedback He holds degrees in Cello Performance about the program from patients, visitors, from the Eastman School of Music and and staff alike. On a visit to the Andrews Cleveland Institute of Music and is a no cost to patients, philanthropic support Women’s Hospital waiting area, the lecturer in cello at The University of Texas has enabled us to create and sustain this receptionist noted that the music brought a at Arlington. Daniel Rodriguez, a classical program. calmness to the whole area, making her job guitarist, plays a variety of genres, from easier during a busy season. There is a spirit flamenco to baroque. Daniel received his For more information about the Arts in of comfort and caring that radiates from bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Guitar Medicine program, or to make a gift in Dirje and her music, of which Dirje says, Performance from Southern Methodist support of this program, please contact “Respectfully offering a compassionate University and is a frequent performer Amy Adkins at 817.922.7707 or Amy.Adkins@ presence through my cello’s voice is the at the State Fair of Texas. Alison Read BSWHealth.org. most important work of my life.” is the principal harpist of the Abilene The Musicians Dirje Childs, a classically trained cellist, Cellist Dirje Childs performs in the atrium in Building A Henry Borbolla is a senior vice president All Saints Health Foundation welcomed four exceptional business and community leaders as the newest members of our board of directors. Rick Bertel is the CEO of Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGPC). Prior to founding RGPC in 1986, Bertel helped co-found Trax Engineering & Associates and served as president and COO for a regional railroad track rehabilitation and construction firm operating in the southwestern United States. In addition to the railroad industry, Rick and his wife, Connie, are involved in ranching and cutting horses. As these services are provided at includes 13 locations across DFW, social with Ciera Bank and has 30 years of lounge Sidecar Social, and live-music financial services experience. He has venue Bedford Ice House. Brent and his served on many community and nonprofit wife, Kimberly, were the 2019 Honorary boards, including DFW Airport, Fort Worth Chairs for the GRACE Gala in Southlake. Convention and Visitors Bureau, UNT Health This past fall, the Baylor Scott & White Philanthropic Support Along with our other board members, Science Center Foundation, Cristo Rey these gifted individuals will share their Fort Worth High School, Casa Mañana, and expertise and promote our mission Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation. His wife, to make healthcare better for our Becky, is vice president of Renfro Foods. community. We are thrilled to have their Bob Scully is a 38-year real estate support and leadership. veteran of the Dallas/Fort Worth industrial market and serves as senior vice president within the CBRE Corporate Advisory Services division. He currently serves on the board of Camp John Marc and formerly served on the board of the Child Joan Friedman Study Center Foundation. Chair, Board of Directors Brent Tipps is the founder and owner of Baylor Scott & White All Saints Health Foundation BoomerJack’s, which started in 2001 with a single location at Montgomery Plaza on West Seventh Street. BoomerJack’s now To learn more about any Baylor Scott & White All Saints Health Foundation initiative, contact the Foundation at 817.922.7707 or email AllSaintsFoundation@ BSWH ealth.org. Write to us at 1400 Eighth Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104. 8