Patient Gives Back

Mary Ann Marquardt’s family and friends participated in the Covington Rotary Club’s Bayou Barbeque Festival on April 15-16. Team Rockin’ Da Sauce, competed in the Backyard Boogaloo Competition in the Amateur Sauce, Chicken and Ribs category with 13 additional teams.

After the BBQ competition, teams handed out samples to determine a People’s Choice Champion. Rockin’ Da Sauce was crowned the winner after receiving the most tip money. They donated 10% of all tips to the Leonard C. Thomas HOS Foundation and Mary Ann even educated customers on the HOS Foundation. Mary Ann is a recipient of foundation services including lymphedema treamtent at Rehab Dynamics LLC.

The Leonard C. Thomas HOS Foundation was founded in April 2001 by the physicians of Hematology and Oncology Specialists, LLC. The HOS Foundation provides patients with access to services such as personal counseling, genetic counseling, lymphedema therapy and screening, yoga and mindful meditation.
David and Mary Ann Marquardt at the Rotary BBQ Festival.

Rockin’ Da Sauce team members from left to right: Warren Hemm, David Marquardt, Doug Marquardt, Bubba Benoit and Joshua Poole.