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Photo courtesy Donald J. Mills, President and CEO, Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, presents a check to Ann Diamond, Director of Fund Development, MyMichigan Health Foundation. The $ 5,000 donation, toward the credit union’s $ 25,000 pledge, will fund a labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum suite in the medical center’s new patient tower, including the completion is scheduled for April 2022. On hand for the presentation of the check outside the new patient tower is (left to right): LeAnn Schultz, Director of Marketing, Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union; Mills; Diamond; Michelle Woodruff, Director of Advocacy, Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union and Chair of the Planned Giving Committee of the MyMichigan Health Foundation Development Council; and Jessica McEwen, nurse manager of the Women’s Health Unit, MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena.

Women and families in need of maternity care in Northeast Michigan will benefit from a large donation provided by Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union. The credit union recently pledged $ 25,000 to MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena to fund a labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum suite (LDRP) in the medical center’s new patient tower whose l The opening is scheduled for April 2022. Donald J. Mills, President and CEO, Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, recently presented a check that represents the first installment of their five-year commitment, to Ann Diamond, Director of Development fund, MyMichigan Health Foundation.

“Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union has supported the hospital for many years. They have contributed significantly to all of the great projects that we have deployed, ”said Diamond. “This donation will have a significant impact on families in our region and we are very happy to partner with them for the good of our community. “

The Women’s Health Unit, which includes a private Caesarean section and eight new LDRP private suites, is part of the medical centre’s new 99,000-square-foot patient tower. Each room at the Women’s Health Service is nicely decorated and furnished with state-of-the-art equipment. The Cesarean operating room is a short walk from the private rooms of this secure unit. The Women’s Health Unit will be located on the second floor of the Patient Tower and will provide families with private rooms overlooking the Thunder Bay River. In addition to the Women’s Health Unit, the patient tower will include a new surgical unit, as well as a new intensive and critical care unit. All hospital rooms in the patient tower are private.

“Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union is proud to continue its long-standing support to the Northeastern Michigan community by donating to MyMichigan Medical Center for its new patient tour project,” said Mills. “Every business and every person in our region benefits from the services provided by the medical center. We fully support the major investment MyMichigan Health has made in the region and are happy to show our support with this donation. “

Those interested in supporting MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena can contact Diamond at (989) 356-7738 or [email protected]

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