The Murray Bank presents check to Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare

Pictured center: Bob Hargrove, President and CEO, Stuart Poston, The Murray Bank Board Member, with hospital representatives Jerry Penner, CEO, and Keith Travis, Chief Philanthropy Officer along with additional representatives from The Murray Bank and members of leadership and the Board from Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

The Murray Bank recently presented the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare with a $20,000 check for naming rights for the half marathon.  In addition to this donation, they have also donated an additional $5,000 towards the physician lounge renovation at the hospital. This is year one of a potential multiple year commitment for $25,000 annually towards the race, in which all proceeds support the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House. This donation from The Murray Bank and support of their Board will bring the total donation towards the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House to $145,000.

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s annual Murray Half Marathon will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 and will mark the eighth anniversary of the event. The Murray Bank has acquired naming rights for the half marathon, which is the longest running half marathon in western Kentucky. The Murray Bank is independently owned and operated since opening in 1999, with two locations in Murray and recently opened an office in Hazel, Ky. The Murray Bank has been voted the Favorite Bank in Calloway County for 15 years, and are dedicated to community service, taking an active interest in the community through volunteering, fundraising, community service and membership. This sponsorship is the latest investment in making the community where they work and live.

Runners interested in participating may sign up at and several discount levels are offered based on how early the participant registers. Course information and other important details are also available on the site.

For additional information on how you can be involved, contact Keith Travis, Chief Philanthropy Officer, for the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare at (270) 762-1908 or (270) 227-0253 or Brady Parks, Marketing and Special Events at 270-762-1800.