Riverwood welcomes family physician

Riverwood Healthcare Center welcomes Dr. Melissa Herbranson, family physician, to its medical staff, which now totals11 physicians, six nurse practitioners, one physician assistant, and one nurse midwife who deliver primary care in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor. She will practice primarily in Aitkin. “We are excited to welcome Dr. Herbranson with her passion for delivering rural […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

New hospital support services wing opens

As part of the hospital expansion and renovation project at Riverwood Healthcare Center, the new wing for support services will open Mon., June 18.  The new wing, located in an addition on the south side of the hospital, will house about 60 to 70 employees from multiple departments, including administration, billing, Riverwood Foundation, education, finance, […]

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 […]