"To assist in caring for patients and families by obtaining support for its medical and educational programs throughout the region."
The Westbrook Heritage Health Care Foundation has a deep interest in promoting career choices in the medical field. Your support of the Foundation provides the means for which scholarship money is granted to local individuals who have chosen a career in the medical field. In recent years The Heritage Health Care Foundation has provided scholarships to graduating high school seniors. These scholarship contributions encourage community members to pursue their goals and in turn, return to their local facility and support health care locally.
The Foundation has provided $35,000 to assist in the purchase of a much needed Chemistry Analyzer for the hospital/clinic laboratory and $97,500 to purchase a Colonosope for the hospital's surgery department. The Foundation also contributed to the completion of offices and meeting rooms located in the Peterson Estates addition.
In May of 2014, two high school graduating seniors pursuing an education in the health care field were each awarded a $250.00 scholarship. This year's recipients were: Laura Kastner from Red Rock Central and Julianna Pederson from Westbrook Walnut Grove.
Heritage Health Care Foundation Fun Fest Open
Each year, the Heritage Health Care Foundation hosts a Fun Fest Open, held on the Friday of the last full weekend in June, to raise funds for much needed medical equipment. Past fundraisers have raised funds to purchase a procedure chair and two hi-low exam tables for patient exam rooms in the Clinic.
For more information on how you can support the Foundation, contact any board member or call 507-274-1150.