Category Archives: Derrick

Enjoying Goodbye

by Derrick Lesnau You don’t often hear of people referring to a “goodbye” as inherently good. “Good” is spelled out in the word, but more often than not, a goodbye is associated with a sense of loss or separation, no matter how … Continue reading

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House Party!

by Derrick Lesnau The Friends of the House have been working hard to ensure this year’s House Party is even better than last year’s event. No, this will not be like the Kid ‘N’ Play movie from back in the … Continue reading

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Refreshed and Ready

by Derrick Lesnau This past December, we held an Open House to show off the guest rooms that have been redecorated and made to feel more home-like.  Thanks to several wonderful volunteers and local businesses, nearly all 30 Guest Rooms … Continue reading

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In Memory

by Derrick Lesnau This week we had a volunteer group from Dell Computers come out to give our Memory Garden a new look.  We recently lost a dear friend of Ronald McDonald House Charities and as we grieve her loss, … Continue reading

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Driving Mr. McDonald

by Derrick Lesnau The Ronald McDonald Family Room at St. David’s Medical Center opened this past Thursday (June 28th) and a Grand Opening Ceremony was held to celebrate this partnership between RMHC and SDMC created to serve families with babies … Continue reading

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Summer, Summer, Summer Time!

by Derrick Lesnau 4/11/13 Update: Summer Volunteer Program – Apply today! First, I gotta promote our NEW Ronald McDonald Family Room: We will open our 3rd Ronald McDonald Family Room in June 2012 inside of St. David’s Medical Center and we … Continue reading

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Superbowl Sunday: There’s a Game?

by Derrick Lesnau Did anybody happen to catch this past Sunday’s football game?  If not, then you missed a heckuva football game.  That was the only good aspect of the Superbowl though.  It always amazes me how there are so many … Continue reading

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