RiverView Foundation to hold 13th Annual Philanthropy Day, Community Health Fair Nov. 15th

11/4/2016

November 15th is an important day around the Nation as the 13th Annual Philanthropy Day celebration is observed. Not only will Philanthropy Day be celebrated at RiverView Health that day, but the RiverView Foundation also invites the public to come out and celebrate the Foundation’s 25th anniversary of giving.

Tune in to KROX radio 1260 AM or 105.7 FM from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm that day to listen to heartwarming stories about the difference RiverView Health has made in the lives of so many of its patients and employees. About 20 live radio interviews are done from RiverView’s main lobby each year on Philanthropy Day to share experiences and testimonials regarding the quality healthcare patients receive at RiverView Health.

Community Health Fair

The annual Philanthropy Day event also includes a free community health fair that morning from 9 am to noon. The public is invited to partake in free wellness information on RiverView services including nutrition, acupuncture, osteoporosis, Rehab Services and alcohol and drug addiction. Free health screenings will include:
     • Blood pressure
     • Blood sugar checks
     • Bone density screens

Refreshments will be available. The health fair will take place in Heritage Hallway on Crookston’s campus at 323 South Minnesota Street. Attendees are asked to enter the building through the main lobby on the south side of the facility. 

Foundation marks 25 Years of Giving

As part of the annual celebration, come out and visit with RiverView Foundation Director Kent Bruun and members of the RiverView Foundation Board of Directors regarding the Foundation’s milestone anniversary. The RiverView Foundation serves the community as a proactive fundraising structure responsive to current and future healthcare needs, focused on community growth and enhanced quality of life.

“Our gratitude is never-ending and we pledge to continue to work hard to make a difference in the lives of our patients and the ones they love,’’ Bruun shared. “From the provision of basic comfort items to complex technology, donor support continues to make an important difference at RiverView.’’

For more information on Philanthropy Day or the RiverView Foundation, please contact Bruun at 218-281-9249 or by email at kbruun@riverviewhealth.org.

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