Category: GRHS News

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Worry-free Living Packed with Perks

By Jim Palmer, Senior Perspective, November 2018 The weather is turning colder every day and more shoveling is on the way for homeowners. But there is another option. At Ridgewood Villa in Glenwood, all the shoveling is taken care of, along with just about everything else. Plus, the Villa has a long list of perks...

Five women in hospital room holding brown paper gift bags and cream colored winter hats.

No One Fights Alone

It takes only one person with a plan to start the momentum. Kate Jacobsen (left) wanted to do something special for people in our community who are battling cancer. Kate’s idea was to put together some comfort kits for patients undergoing chemotherapy at Glacial Ridge Hospital. She reached out to her Facebook friends to help...

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Hospital Auxiliary’s Harvest Ball Raises $20,000

The Auxiliary of Glacial Ridge Hospital hosted another successful Harvest Ball fundraiser which allowed them to complete their $50,000 pledge from three years ago. Hospital Auxiliary Treasurer Vonnie Anderson presented a check for $10,000 to hospital nurses Ashley Bacon, Tara Giese, and Hayley Hoiland. The $50,000 pledge was to purchase 22 new vital sign machines for...

Logo, Harvest Ball

Enterprise Band to Play at Harvest Ball

By Celeste Rapp, originally printed in the Starbuck Times on September 26. The 14th annual Harvest Ball is quickly approaching. On Oct. 12 at Lakeside Ballroom, community members will have the opportunity to dress up and enjoy an evening with friends. Doors open with a social hour at 5 p.m., where ball-goers will be able...

Male runner wearing two medals stands with female wearing blue scrubs.

An Inspirational 5K Scrub Run/Walk

Glenwood residents Jonny Jacobson finished first in the men’s division at 17:36, and Stephanie Howe, with a time of 24:11, finished first in the women’s division. GRHS’ annual 5K Scrub Run/Walk is a fun, family event to promote being active. Hear about the inspiration for the Scrub Run from Dr. Roderick Brown during his welcome...

Three women and two men stand outside a building holding giant check.

Employees Donate $11,604 to United Way

Glacial Ridge Health System employees generously invested in Pope County by donating $11,604 during the United Way’s fundraising campaign “LIVE UNITED.” Since the annual campaign first began at GRHS in 2011, employees have donated $70,363 to the United Way of Douglas and Pope County (UWDP). The donations go far, but never far away. 99 cents...

Three women display colorful fabric Lily Bags.

Lily Bags Help ER Patients

Many women’s groups sew quilts or make recycled cards for others. Some women in the Belgrade area put together kits for the local hospital – but they’re not what you think. Janice Holtberg (middle) presented 19 Lily Bags on behalf of her women’s group to Glacial Ridge Hospital’s Emergency Department Manager Quinn Jacobs, RN (left)...