Annual July golf event has new twist

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation is pleased to announce its annual Golf Charity Event, occurring anytime between July 1-31 (excluding July 4-5) at the Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor, Minnesota. SEE FLYER INVITATION for more details. Proceeds from this year’s event will support funding for GeneXpert equipment that will be implemented in Riverwood’s labs […]

Giving opportunity supports newborn care

With the birth of each newborn, there is one piece of equipment that is absolutely vital. An infant warmer is used to stabilize newborns with suction of fluids and the administration of oxygen as needed while providing heat. A baby can be weighed and examined thoroughly by a health care provider while positioned on the […]

Foundation announces Zilverberg scholarship awards

Riverwood Foundation’s Michael Zilverberg Healthcare Education Endowment awarded $9,000 to support advanced nursing education for five Riverwood Healthcare Center employees. The 2019 recipients include Beth Ambuehl, nurse educator; Nicole Bock, health unit coordinator; Joanna Brenny, registered nurse supervisor; Taylor Ehnstrom, nursing assistant; and Jodi Harwig, registered nurse. The Michael Zilverberg Healthcare Education Endowment was started […]

Riverwood Gala takes a new twist

Riverwood Healthcare is hosting its annual Gala on Sat., Sept. 14, at a new venue and time.This festive event with a “Derby” theme has changed from evening to afternoon with a start time of 3:00 p.m. at the Aitkin county Fairgrounds.  SEE INVITATION AND RSVP. Enjoy a fabulous meal from Block North Brew Pub, plus […]

Riverwood Healing Garden memorial ceremony

Riverwood Foundation will host its annual Healing Garden memorial ceremony on the grounds of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin on Thurs., June 13, at 5:00 p.m. There will be a short program to commemorate those who have been memorialized or honored at Riverwood Healthcare Center during the past two years. Each name will be read […]

Golf event to support kidney and dialysis care

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation are hosting the annual Golf Charity Event on Fri., July 12, at Cuyuna Rolling Hills in Deerwood.  Access the golf event invitation flyer. Proceeds from this year’s event will support Riverwood’s new Kidney Care & Dialysis Center, which is now under construction, at its hospital in Aitkin. CentraCare Health will […]

Wilson family scholarship fund open for applications

In memory of the late Roger Wilson, the Wilson family of Aitkin has created the Roger D. Wilson Scholarship to help individuals better themselves.  The fund is administered by Riverwood Foundation at Riverwood Healthcare Center. These scholarship funds are intended to ease the burden of tuition costs so that aspiring students or healthcare professionals can […]

Riverwood to host Annual Meeting

The Aitkin Community Hospital, Inc., dba Riverwood Healthcare Center, will host its annual meeting on Tues., April 2, at 5:30 p.m. at Riverwood Healthcare Center, conference room E/F, in Aitkin. Riverwood will present an overview of the finances for the organization and its operations along with highlights for the foundation, auxiliary, medical staff and quality […]

Aitkin nurse is Wilson scholarship winner

Riverwood Foundation announced that Rebekah Templin is the recipient of the 2018 Roger Wilson Scholarship. She is attending Northwest Technical College and working toward a Registered Nurse associate degree. Templin currently works as a nursing assistant at Aitkin Health Services, and her long-term career goal is to become a nurse practitioner. The Wilson family of Aitkin established the Roger Wilson Nursing Scholarship […]

Gala focus is health care for children

Join your friends and neighbors for an evening of fine dining and fun while contributing to a health care cause. Riverwood Healthcare is hosting its annual Gala on Sat., Oct. 13, at the 40 Club Banquet Center in Aitkin.  SEE INVITATION This festive event, which begins at 5:30 p.m., will feature an exquisite plated meal […]