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Stettler Festival of Lights raises $109,558

Money going towards upgrades to Stettler Hospital emergency room

Stettler Festival of Lights committee raised $109,558 with the money going towards the Stettler Hospital.

Donations are still pouring in and the committee hopes to top $110,000.

“The generosity of this community is always overwhelming,” said Amy Roberts Chairperson of the Stettler Festival of Lights Committee. “We were able to surpass our goal of $85,000 for upgrades to the palliative care room, family room and comfort care room across the hall in the Stettler Health Care Centre. Now we can fund new equipment in the soon to be upgraded Emergency Room department. Because of this community’s support we have a viable hospital with an emergency department.”

READ MORE: Stettler Health Foundation holds 6th annual charity golf tournament

The Stettler’s Festival of Lights fundraiser went from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1. This year’s donations brings the 21 year total raised by the Festival of Lights for the Stettler Health Services Foundation to $1,160,646.

READ MORE: Rochon Sands gets Automated External Defibrillator from 2017’s Festival of Lights funds

The Stettler Health Services Foundation was started in 1998 and aims to enhance health care services in Stettler and area by fundraising for equipment and programs.

If you would like to donate please go to http://www.stettlerhealthfoundation.com/ways-to-give/commemorative-giving/

READ MORE: Stettler holds 9th annual Family Fun Run



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