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The first rendering of the new Cox Monett Hospital

The first rendering of the new Cox Monett Hospital

A bulldozer moving dirt to prepare the field for construction

A bulldozer moving dirt to prepare the field for construction

An image of the field after being leveled

An image of the field after being leveled

The contractors stand around a work tent having lunch

CoxHealth treats the dirt work contractors to lunch

Another rendering of the new hospital at an angle at twilight

An updated rendering of the new hospital

The updated rendering of the hospital from the front

The updated rendering of the hospital from the front

The floor plan schematic of the new Cox Monett Hospital

The floor plan schematic of the new Cox Monett Hospital

Several CoxHealth leaders and members of the community talk before the groundbreaking ceremony

Several CoxHealth leaders and members of the community talk before the groundbreaking ceremony

An image of the Monett High School Choir at the groundbreaking ceremony

An image of the Monett High School Choir at the groundbreaking ceremony

CoxHealth Foundation President Lisa Alexander speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony

CoxHealth Foundation President Lisa Alexander speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony

Cox Monett Hospital Darren Bass speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony

Cox Monett Hospital Darren Bass speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony

Jack Prim speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony

Jack Prim, member of the Community Advisory Board and co-chair of the Momentum Campaign for the new hospital speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony

CoxHealth President & CEO Steve Edwards speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony

CoxHealth President & CEO Steve Edwards speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony

Participants prepare to break ground

Participants prepare to break ground

A line of CoxHealth hard helmets and shovels

A line of CoxHealth hard helmets and shovels are prepared for the ceremony

A line of CoxHealth hard helmets and shovels

A line of CoxHealth hard helmets and shovels

The Monett High School Choir sings at the ceremony

The Monett High School Choir sings at the ceremony

Ground breakers stand ready with their shovels

Ground breakers stand ready with their shovels

A few of the groundbreaking participants talk and wait for the ceremony

A few of the groundbreaking participants talk and wait for the ceremony

The ground breakers put their shovels into the dirt

The ground breakers dig in!

The ground breakers lift their shovels from the pile of dirt

The ground breakers lift their first pile of dirt

Groundbreaking participants pose with their shovels

Groundbreaking participants pose with their shovels

Groundbreaking participants pose with their shovels

Groundbreaking participants pose with their shovels

Ground breakers start the digging

Ground breakers start the digging

An image of the groundbreaking participants

An image of the groundbreaking participants

An image of the groundbreaking participants

An image of the groundbreaking participants

An image of the groundbreaking participants

An image of the groundbreaking participants

An image of the groundbreaking participants

An image of the groundbreaking participants

CoxHealth employees review the Momentum Campaign poster

CoxHealth employees review the Momentum Campaign poster

Cox Monett President Darren Bass stands next to a large campaign poster, pointing to a meter indicating the total funds donated of 4.6 million. Ten donors stand with him.

Cox Monett Momentum Campaign receives three gifts of $1 million each

The crew begins pouring concrete, marking the official start of building the new hospital.

The crew begins pouring concrete, marking the official start of building the new hospital

Rendering of Cox Monett Hospital as of February 2020

Rendering of Cox Monett Hospital as of February 2020

The community signing the last beam to go up on the structure of the new Cox Monett Hospital

The community signing the last beam to go up on the structure of the new Cox Monett Hospital

A tree placed for the topping out ceremony

A tree placed for the topping out ceremony

The community signing the last beam to go up on the structure of the new Cox Monett Hospital

The community signing the last beam to go up on the structure of the new Cox Monett Hospital

The last beam being moved into place with the American flag and CoxHealth flag attached

The last beam being moved into place with the American flag and CoxHealth flag attached

The beam being place during the topping out ceremony

The beam being place during the topping out ceremony

The last beam placed at the topping out ceremony

The last beam placed at the topping out ceremony

The workers crew during the topping out ceremony

The workers crew during the topping out ceremony

The Cox Monett team celebrates meeting the $7 million goal for the fundraising campaign

The Cox Monett team celebrates meeting the $7 million goal for the fundraising campaign