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Otter Tail Power helps Exellence in Healthcare

Otter Tail Power Company donated $15,000 to the North Country Health Services Foundation's Excellence in Healthcare project. From left are Leon Kremeier, Otter Tail area manager for Crookston/Bemidji; Penny Echternach, NCHS Foundation executive director; and Darren Matetich, Otter Tail operations manager in Bemidji. Submitted Photo

Otter Tail Power Company has donated $15,000 to the North Country Health Services Foundation's current project, Excellence in Healthcare.

The gift is a general donation to the entire Excellence in Healthcare project to be used where it is needed most.

The donation qualifies Otter Tail for membership in the NCHS Foundation's Business Investors in Health Club, which was created by the foundation's business relations committee. Community businesses and organizations join by donating $1,000 or more to the foundation to support local health care needs.

The Excellence in Healthcare package includes GeneXpert System lab equipment, Bedside Medication Verification, Same Day Surgery TVs, indoor and outdoor healing gardens, waiting area Internet kiosks, 12 patient room renovations and spoken menu technology for hospital patients.

To support the project, call the NCHS Foundation at 333-5515.