McGregor area rises to Floe challenge

Thanks to Wayne and Janelle Floe and the generosity of the people of the McGregor area, Riverwood Foundation has raised another $25,000 toward its McGregor area goal of $125,000 for the Better Together Capital Campaign to support Riverwood Healthcare Center’s hospital expansion.  In June, FLOE International challenged the McGregor area community with a matching gift […]

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.

Riverwood Foundation director retires

John Slettom, executive director of Riverwood Foundation, in affiliation with Riverwood Healthcare Center, announced his retirement this week.  “I’ve been blessed to end my 40-year career in the nonprofit world at Riverwood, working with great colleagues and volunteers who are dedicated to a great mission of advancing health care services locally,” Slettom says. “For the […]

Challenge grant for hospital expansion project is big success

   Otto Bremer Foundation contributes $300,000 for Better Together Capital Campaign  In early 2011, the Otto Bremer Foundation pledged generous support for the hospital expansion and renovations at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin with a $300,000 challenge grant. A little more than a year later, Riverwood Foundation reports that the community, whose donations were matched […]

Horseshoe Lake Association gives to Better Together campaign

Members of the Horseshoe Lake Association present a $250 donation to Riverwood Foundation Manager Katie Nelson for the Better Together Capital Campaign supporting the expansion and renovations at Riverwood Healthcare Center. Pictured left to right are Bill Ethen, Carol Pawlak, Katie Nelson, Paul Held.

FLOE International supports hospital expansion campaign

Wayne and Janelle Floe with children Easton and Ramsi Donations to Better Together campaign matched to $12,500 Thanks to Wayne and Janelle Floe, McGregor area residents now have an even greater reason to give to the Better Together Capital Campaign.FLOE International is challenging the McGregor area community with a matching gift of $12,500. Floe says, […]

Aitkin Women of Today contribute to capital campaign

The Aitkin Women of Today have generously pledged $500 to Riverwood Foundation for the Better Together capital campaign. Pictured from left to right are Better Together campaign volunteer Bernie Roscoe, Aitkin Chapter Women of Today President Suzanne LaLond, and Interim Foundation Director Jodie Johnson.

Area civic groups step up to challenge

Riverwood Foundation has much to be thankful for this holiday season. Over the past month, the Aitkin Lions Club, McGregor Lions Clubs and Tamarack Sno-Flyers have all made generous gifts to Riverwood Foundation for the Better Together Capital Campaign totaling $5,000. In addition, these contributions have been matched dollar for dollar by the Otto Bremer […]