Golf for a cause, support hospice care

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Riverwood Foundation are hosting Holes fore Hospice, a charity event golf tournament and lunch, on Sun., July 10, at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge near Deerwood. The Lakes, an 18-hole challenging, championship course designed by the brilliant architect Joel Goldstrand, was expertly carved out of rugged terrain, engulfing two natural lakes and […]

Flu clinics to open in October

Influenza or flu is a contagious disease, which is spread by coughing, sneezing or nasal secretions. The best protection is a seasonal flu shot. You can get the flu at any time but influenza outbreaks most often occur from November through May. Beginning in early October Riverwood Healthcare Center will offer vaccinations for the seasonal […]

Shopko donates to Riverwood for hospice care

Shopko associates presented Riverwood Healthcare Center with a check for $250 for Hospice programming. Katie Nelson from Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation received the donation. Participating in the presentation were Russ Christensen and Kristi Hills of Shopko, Nelson, and Mike Eisenbraun and Deb Woody from Shopko.

Hospice Charity Event is a huge success

Supporters from across the state participated in the Holes fore Hospice event sponsored by Riverwood Foundation at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge on July 14. Area golfers and diners came together for a day of leisurely sport, dining, silent-auction bidding and camaraderie, which brought in over $21,000 for local hospice care. Attendance included 124 golfers and […]

Generous support for local hospice care

In early July, the Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative Trust (MLECT) donated $2,500 to support local hospice care through Riverwood Foundation’s annual Holes for Hospice fundraiser.  Pictured accepting this generous gift is Katie Nelson (left), Foundation manager, with Muriel Kingsley, MLECT Board secretary.

Foundation grant supports caregiver program

In January, Riverwood Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Aitkin County CARE to be used for a caregiver program for hospice or end-of-life patients needing respite care. CARE will use these funds to expand caregiving services to serve more residents in Aitkin and Crow Wing counties. Pictured (from left) are Jodie Johnson, Riverwood Foundation director; […]

Thank you Hospice event supporters!

Riverwood Foundation would like to thank all who contributed to the success of the 29th annual Hospice Charity Event with its premiere golf tournament and dinner held July 8th at Ruttger’s Resort, Deerwood. See donor list and photos. We raised more than $20,000 for local hospice care offered through HomeHealth Partnership in Aitkin and Crow Wing […]