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Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust

The Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust has been established to support Palmer College of Chiropractic by subsidizing educational development, offering scholarships to qualified students, and assisting Palmer College in any manner that aligns with progressing the Chiropractic profession.

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USA Eagles vs. New Zealand All Blacks event was a huge success!

There were approximately 100 alumni and student ruggers and friends who attended the Friday night dinner at the Parthenon restaurant. Saturday morning those who attended the Everest Chiropractic Coaching seminar left inspired, excited and re-energized about chiropractic, and Saturday afternoon was a great day to watch the USA Eagles and the New Zealand All Blacks rugby game. Many thanks to those who made donations to the Trust during the two-day weekend helping to move us closer to our $300,000 goal! We raised nearly $15,000 in cash and pledges. What a great and fun weekend all around!

Save the Date!
4th Annual Sports and Chiropractic Symposium
April 24-26, 2015

See details below and make plans to attend.

Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust State Representatives

Each Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust state representative is a Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate, affiliated with Palmer rugby and contributes to the Trust. The role of the representative is to help educate Palmer rugby alumni in his/her state about the Trust, its mission, vision, purpose and goals. Click here to find a current list of state representatives.

Congratulations to The Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year - Robert Rendina, D.C. 

Robert "Bobby" Rendina, D.C., was recognized as the 2014 Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust Outstanding Alumnus of the Year during the 3rd Annual Sports and Chiropractic Symposium banquet.

Previous recipients in alphabetical order are:

  • Kurt V. Burbach, D.C., '86
  • Mark B. Casteel, D.C., '84
  • Scott B. Casteel, D.C., '86
  • Colin Hardy, D.C., '09
  • J E. Hartley, D.C., '92
  • Anthony Piana, D.C., '91
  • Fred A. Schofield, D.C., '81
  • Eric L. Seiler, D.C., '85
  • Dale F. Smith, D.C., '94

Upcoming Events

Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust
4th Annual Sports and Chiropractic Symposium*

Friday through Sunday, April 24-26, 2015

Continuing Education
12 hours of CE - only $299 by Feb. 1, 2015; $349 by Apr. 17, 2015; $399 at-the-door
Friday, April 24, 6 - 10 pm, Dr. Schofield
Saturday, April 25, 8 am - Noon, Dr. Hearon
Sunday, April 26, 8 am - Noon, Dr. Harrison

Same Great Speakers - All New Material
Dr. Fred Schofield - Latest Technologies, Innovations and Communications in Chiropractic and Clinical Practice
Dr. Kevin Hearon - Advanced Principles of TMJ and Rib Adjusting
Dr. Deed Harrison - The Spine as the Foundation for Health and Disease.
A Contemporary Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®) Technique Presentation.

For more information, contact Dr. J Hartley at (904) 669-6171 or jhartleydc@gmail.com.

Hotel Reservations:
Radisson Quad City Plaza
111 E. 2nd Street
Davenport, IA 52801
(800) 333-3333
Room rate: $119.00

Room Block Code: Palmer Athletic Trust Seminar

*Any proceeds from this event will be added to the Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust Endowed Scholarship Fund. 

2013 Contributors to the Trust by Decade

60s (1)

Pearl: Dr. Marjorie Rosengren Johnson

70s (12)

Gold: Drs. Mark E. Boylan*, James C. Detelich, Arthur  J. Durham, Kevin G. Hearon
Bronze: Drs. Richard L. Cole*, Barry L. McAlpine*
Pearl: Dr. Glenda E. Foy*, Dr. Samuel and Joan Gamber, Drs. Gregory A. Jones*, Raymond E. Walker, Adam D. Wysocki

80s (16)

Diamond: Dr. Kurt V. Burbach
Gold: Drs. Alfred E. Clapper, Jr.*, Edward D. Jennings*, William E. Muscara*, Nicklaus Psaltis*, Brian D. Reilly*, Leonard G. Saulter, Jr.*, James R. Schreppler, Eric L. Seiler*, Terry A. Smedstad*, Gary J. Weinstein*
Silver: Dr.Robert C. Rendina*
Bronze: Drs. David B. Lehenbauer*, Steven Scott Matz
Pearl: Dr. Chris Hougen, Lois E. Kundel, C.T.*

90s (13)

Diamond: Drs. Todd L. Salow*, Dale F. Smith*
Platinum: Dr. Anthony and Gina Chappie*
Gold: Drs. C. Corey Colhoun*, Vincent J. Kalkowski*, Eric and Anna Lukosus*, Andrew G. Nelson, Lee M. Phelps*, Anthony Piana - Modern Chiropractic LLC*, John G. Vilkelis*, Cory A. Webb*
Bronze: Drs. Mark E. Fleet*, Horace London
Pearl: Dr. Matt Schmidt*

00s (16)

Platinum: Dr. Colin Hardy*, Jared D. Morrow*
Gold: Drs. Timothy J. Erickson*, FJ Schofield*, Jeffrey C. Michael - Optimal Health Chiropractic
Pearl: Drs. Steve P. Czys, Jr.*, Michael W. Dziurgot, Tracy C. Francis-Nguyen*, Kevin C. Gyurina*, Erik T. Hudak*, Ryan M. Hummel*, Teon S. Kowalyk*, Joshua J. Mason*, Jeffrey A. Meier*, Mark T. Olivetti*, Dr. Toby and Molly Scott*

10s (3)

Bronze: Dr. Ryan F. Dunphy*
Pearl: Drs. Matthew T. Marry*, Matthew S. Phinney*

Friends of the Trust (8)

Diamond: Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust*, Standard Process, Inc.
Platinum: R-Five, Inc. - Dale & Jill Grunwald
Gold: Dr. Denise Vuich, Old Boys Rugby
Pearl: Milesburg Chiropractic, Alexis Vander Horn

Key for Annual Contributions:
  • <$499 - Pearl Level
  • $500-749 - Bronze Level
  • $750 - 999 - Silver Level
  • $1,000 - 1499 - Gold Level
  • $1,500 - 2,499 - Platinum Level
  • $2500 + - Diamond Level
*Denotes Monthly Contributors

Board Members

Matthew Walker D.C.
45 S Dunton Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 910-2567

Lois Kundel MOL,CFRE
(563) 884-5611

Alexis Vander Horn MBA
(563) 884-5102

Board Member
J Hartley D.C.
215 Oglethorpe Blvd
St. Augustine, FL 32080

Board Member
Robert Rendina D.C.
103 West Georgia Ave.
Ruston, LA 71270

Board Member
Todd Salow D.C.
112 E Washington
Washington, IA 52353

Board Member
John G. Vilkelis D.C.
200 W. 57th Street, Suite 1202
New York, NY 10019

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