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Blanchard Valley Hospital is pleased to announce that the HeartCare Center will be renamed the Jane & Gary Heminger HeartCare Center. The renaming comes in tribute of the Heminger’s recent donation to support cardiovascular services at BVH and in recognition of their many contributions to Blanchard Valley Hospital throughout the years.
Jane Heminger, who started her nursing career at Blanchard Valley Hospital in the coronary and intensive care units, said “I am proud to be able to offer this gift to support both the profession and the community that have meant so much to me. Blanchard Valley’s HeartCare Center offers lifesaving service to our area, and I hope this gift will continue to advance our offerings here in Findlay.”
“Jane and Gary’s generosity will make it possible for our area to have the highest quality heart care services close to home,” said Scott Malaney, president and CEO of Blanchard Valley Health System. “We are grateful that they have expressed their confidence in us, so that we can meet the needs of our community in such an important way. We are proud to name the HeartCare Center the Jane & Gary Heminger HeartCare Center in their honor.”
About Jane and Gary Heminger
Jane Heminger earned a degree as a registered nurse from the Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing in Dayton, Ohio. Throughout her nursing career, she worked as a nurse in a variety of areas including the intensive care unit (ICU), coronary care unit (CCU) and in the emergency room (ER). She has worked at Blanchard Valley Hospital and also as an office nurse for Blanchard Valley Medical Associates. Jane has served on the Blanchard Valley Health Foundation board since 2010 and is a supporting member of the Blanchard Valley Hospital Auxiliary.
Gary Heminger is the president and CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corporation. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Tiffin University in 1976, a master's degree in business administration from the University of Dayton in 1982, and is a graduate of the Wharton School Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jane and Gary Heminger were both born and raised in Tiffin, Ohio. Together, they have lived in a variety of locations including living in Findlay a total of three times, most recently from 1996 to the present. They have two children, a son, Bradley, who currently resides in Geneva, Switzerland, and a daughter, Michelle, of Alpharetta, Georgia. They also have five granddaughters.