Edesia raises $30,000
Edesia: A Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure raised a record $30,000 for Marillac Clinic at its April 2 event. Ian Kelley, Wine Country Inn General Manager, and Carolee Hawkins, Alpine Bank Regional Marketing Director, presented a check in that amount to Marillac Director Kay Ramachandran at the Clinic’s board meeting on April 26.
“This is the largest amount we’ve ever raised,” points out Kelley. “We are thrilled about the amount of good this can do for patients in our community–and we still have seed money for next year’s Edesia.” Ramachandran offers a rundown on what $30,000 potentially can provide for
* One Patient Navigator in Medical to support one care team equals 2700 patients * Total medical care for 35 patients in one year, where a patient averages 3.5 visits a year
* 1500 New Patient exams
* Full sets of dentures for 30 people, including lab costs
* Completing dental treatments for 10 patients in one year.
“We want to thank not only our sponsors, but also our vendors, volunteers and donors who contributed so much to Edesia,” Kelley emphasized. “The generosity of our Grand Valley community is the foundation of our continuing success. As Kay points out, these monies translate into real time patient care.
” He also says this year’s results have sparked great enthusiasm for Edesia 2018. “We’re already making plans,” he admits. Kelley and Hawkins represented the presenting sponsors Alpine Bank, Jack Daniel’s Family of Fine Whiskeys and St. Mary’s Medical Center as well as media sponsors KKCO 11 News, the Business Times, Magic 93.1. The Vault 100.7, Eagle River Associates and Suzi Productions. Other sponsors include FCI Constructors, Peczuh Printing, Shamrock Foods, Absolute Prestige Limo Service, Shaw Construction, Country Elegance Florist, Event Productions, Whitewater Building Materials, Mark & Cathy Green, Oakley-Wanebo-Love, Rocky Mountain Health Plans, Dalby Wendland & CO, Dasani/Swire/Coca Cola USA, Office Outfitters, Farmer Brothers Coffee, Your Sign Company, Hoskin Farina & Kampf, Your Way Safety & Sign Supply, 72 Degrees, Town of Palisade, Palisade Chamber of Commerce, Palisade Pharmacy, Reddy Ice and Wine Country Inn.