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    • 01 DEC 23

    Clarks legacy of community service spurs legacy endowment

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News  •  November 29, 2023   MILLINOCKET – Friends and family of the late Herbie Clark recently celebrated the creation of the Herbert E. Clark Memorial Endowment Fund (LMF) with Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Legacy Foundation Fund. The money to create the endowment was provided by the Katahdin Federal Credit Union (KFCU):

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    • 01 DEC 23

    MRH kicks off 2023 Love Light campaign

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News  •  November 29, 2023   KATAHDIN REGION – Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) and the Legacy Medical Foundation (LMF) have announced their annual Lights of Love fundraising drive to benefit MRH’s new Emergency Department.   LMF President Michael Crowley said the Lights of Love program, a beloved program first started by the

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    • 22 NOV 23

    KFCU establishes endowment to support cancer care in memory of Herbert Clark

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2023 Contact: Katie Mackin (207) 723-7273 KFCU establishes endowment to support cancer care in memory of Herbert Clark Katahdin Federal Credit Union (KFCU) and Legacy Medical Foundation (LMF) have partnered to honor the legacy of Herbie Clark, a longtime KFCU board member and Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) trustee. Katahdin

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    • 09 NOV 23

    MRH participating in National Lung Cancer Screening Day

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News  •  November 9, 2023   MILLINOCKET – Early detection is one of the best ways to improve lung cancer survival.   That fact is important because lung cancer is currently the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. In an effort to increase education and the number of screenings

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    • 26 OCT 23

    MRH response to Lewiston mass shooting

    From the desk of Robert Peterson, D.Sc., FACHE October 26, 2023 We are devasted by the inconceivable tragedy that took place in Lewiston last night. While we know these senseless acts are happening all over the country, it’s a situation we all hoped we’d never experience this close to home. Our hearts and thoughts go

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    • 03 OCT 23

    MRH receives $3.5M, construction on Emergency Department to begin 2024

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2023 Contact: Katie Mackin (207) 723-7273 MRH receives $3.5M, construction on Emergency Department to begin 2024 MILLINOCKET, ME – Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) has received $3.5M in federal funding, which will allow site work to begin for the construction of a new Emergency Department on the hospital’s main campus

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    • 25 SEP 23

    Dr. Kowalski leaving MRH after 20+ years

    From the desk of Mark Kowalski, MD | General Surgery September 12, 2023 Dear Patient and Friend, After much consideration and a lengthy career including more than 20 years at MRH, I am resigning from my position as General Surgeon.  My departure will be effective October 31st, 2023. This is undeniably one of the most

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    • 30 JUN 23

    Supporting local health care – one gift at a time

    Legacy Medical Foundation • June 30, 2023 Vicki McEwen Dubois recently held a yard sale of the contents from a family home and immediately thought of others. The sale resulted in a gift to Millinocket Regional Hospital for the Family Room, located within the inpatient area of the hospital, in memory of her parents, Raymond

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    • 29 JUN 23

    MRH announces new orthopedic coverage

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News  •  May 11, 2023 KATAHDIN REGION – Millinocket Regional Hospital officials announce long-term, orthopedic coverage for the region. MRH Surgical and Physicians Practices Manager Greg Marter, RN, RRT said Dr. James Joseph is now accepting patients. Dr. Joseph is a Board Certified Orthopedic surgeon with a fellowship in Adult

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    • 22 JUN 23

    Quilts for kids donation made to MRH

    By Benjamin Barr, Jr. Lincoln News • June 22, 2023 MILLINOCKET—On Friday, June 9 a donation of several handmade quilts was donated to Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Oncology department. The gift of quilts was brought to Millinocket by a couple of Massachusetts ladies who hope that the quilts will bring comfort in a time of difficulty

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