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LibbyMt.com > News > May 2011 > Plum Creek donates $50,000 to St. Johnís new hospital project


Plum Creek donation. Photo by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital.
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Bill Patten, SJLH CEO; Joel Nelson, Plum Creek Senior Resource Manager for Montana Operations; KC Hoyer, SJLH Foundation Executive Director; and Jerry Wolcott, Plum Creek Resource Manager. Photo courtesy St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital.
Plum Creek donates $50,000 to St. Johnís new hospital project
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
May 9, 2011

Plum Creek, Inc. has pledged a $50,000 lead gift in support of St. Johnís Lutheran Hospitalís new hospital building project.

"Plum Creek has always led by example in our community and this show of support for the new hospital is a testament to their long history of giving back to the communities where they operate," commented KC Hoyer, Executive Director St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital Foundation. "Our communities are so fortunate to be led by businesses and organizations that are willing to share their success to ensure our long term health and well-being."

Plum Creek has donated $94,500 since 2005 to help improve the quality of life in South Lincoln County. The company has supported a wide range of local organizations including Bull Lake and Fisher River Fire & Rescue, ROCKS Climbing Wall Club, Libby Public Schools, Lincoln County Libraries, Libby Revitalization, Food Pantries, U Serve Libby, Libby Main Street, Libby Tree Board, Kootenai Valley Head Start, Kootenai River Network, Libby Dam Cooperative Association, Lincoln County Transportation, and St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital.

"Plum Creek understands the important role the company plays in Lincoln County, and takes that role very seriously, "added Bill Patten, CEO at St. Johnís. "In order for our organization to be successful, we need the strong support of local businesses. Plum Creek has once again shown strong leadership by helping to support South Lincoln Countyís healthcare system. Their generosity is most appreciated!"

Plum Creek is the largest and most geographically diverse private landowner in the nation with approximately 6.8 million acres of timberlands in major timber producing regions of the United States and wood products manufacturing facilities in the Northwest. In Montana, Plum Creek practices sustainable forestry on all of its 901,000 acres throughout the western part of the state. For more information on Plum Creek in Montana, visit www.plumcreek.com/montana, or Plum Creek Media Relations, Kathy Budinick, 888-467-3751.



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