Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation

BVRMC accepting nursing scholarship applications

The Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation is accepting applications from nursing students for 2022-23 academic year scholarships. Rules and applications can be found at www.bvrmc.org on the scholarship link. Applications are due by March 31, 2022. One-hundred-sixty four scholarships have been awarded since the program began in 2003. Each scholarship is $1,000 and funded entirely from donations. “All the money […]

Over $5k raised for BVRMC P.i.n.k.

The Nel Tymeson 4-Gal Best Shot tournament at Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek Country Club on Friday, July 16, drew in 104 golfers. The Lake Creek Ladies Board and Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation are excited to announce that $5,341.04 was raised for BVRMC P.i.n.k. P.i.n.k is designed to help women who are underinsured, or do not […]

Wiley gives to foundation

Ralph Wiley made a donation to the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation to celebrate the seven years he has been alive since being revived by a team of people from BVRMC’s Medical/Surgical, Ambulance and Pharmacy departments. He hopes his donation will help provide the training and equipment for future patients to receive great care like he did. Pictured is Ralph […]

BVRMC Nursing Honor Guard looking for Blue Capes

In the early 1900s, capes were worn by nurses to provide warmth on the job and served as a way to display nursing rank. The nursing cape symbolizes the goal of the nurse, which is to provide “service to those in need” and was handed out to graduating nurses until the 1980s. Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation is sponsoring a […]

Nursing Honor Guard

Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation is sponsoring a Nursing Honor Guard, a program where volunteer nurses attend the funeral of nurses who have dedicated their life to the profession. The local group is being organized by Amanda Thompson, RN, who works in BVRMC’s First Embrace Obstetrics Department. “There is a program in Fort Dodge and I really wanted to bring […]

BVRMC Foundation elects officers for 2021

At its monthly meeting held Dec. 15, the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation elected officers for 2021. Suzette Radke, Aurelia, was elected Chair; Joshua Newhouse, Storm Lake, Vice-Chair; and Rev. Duane Queen, Storm Lake, Secretary-Treasurer. Other foundation board members are Duane Miller, Terry Mason, Jan Worthan, Tim Smith, Chad Halder and Howard Hatlelid, all from Storm Lake, Emily Sievers from […]