Riverwood Foundation welcomes new team member

Paula Eklund-Fisher joined Riverwood’s Foundation team as administrative assistant in November.  In this role, she supports all functions of the Foundation by providing organizational and recordkeeping expertise, including maintenance of donor files and special events assistance. She also provides part-time administrative support to the human resources team. Previously, Eklund-Fisher worked in Riverwood’s clinic reception and […]

Riverwood employees recognized for long-term service

On Nov. 15, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 38 employees who have celebrated milestone anniversaries or retirement in 2012 at a special dinner at Ruttger’s. Their collective years of service totals 625! The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions the respective employees have made to Riverwood over the […]

McGregor Lions donate to Better Together Campaign

Katie Nelson, Riverwood Foundation manager, accepted a $3,000 donation from Jerry Feucht, McGregor Lions member, for the Better Together Campaign to support the hospital expansion project in Aitkin.  If you are interested in learning more about the campaign and how you can donate, contact the Foundation office at (218) 927-5554.

New nurse practitioner brings diabetes care expertise

Riverwood Healthcare Center welcomes Melissa Magnuson, adult and geriatric nurse practitioner, to its family practice staff. She brings16 years of nursing experience and eight years of managing Riverwood’s diabetes education program to her new role.   Over the past eight years, Magnuson has not only provided individual and group counseling to diabetes patients but coordinated […]

BINGO wellness drawing winners

Riverwood Healthcare has awarded prizes to four local residents who registered for the BINGO – Win with Wellness quarterly drawing at local businesses and events in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor. Mike Dellwo of the Garrison area and Pat Williams of Aitkin each won a $100 gift certificate for fitness-related purchases at their choice of ShopKo […]