Clarinda Hy-Vee Delivers 80th Birthday Gift to CRHC Auxiliary

Front row left to right, Renee Williams, President of the CRHC Auxiliary, Jason Van Vactor, Store Director Clarinda Hy-Vee
Back Row—Chuck Nordyke, CRHC CEO, Tyler Hill, CRHC CNO, Tammie Driftmier, CRHC Auxiliary Director, Baillee Warren, Hy-Vee and Ryan Hartley, Clarinda Hy-Vee Assistant Director

Clarinda, IA | (May 8, 2019)

On Friday, April 26ththe Clarinda Hy-Vee hosted a Springtime Party celebrating the store’s 80years of service to the community.  Hy-Vee Store Director Jason Van Vactor says in honor of the 80thanniversary of the Clarinda Hospital, his team decided to host a free-will donation barbeque as part of the Springtime Party event.  Van Vactor says, “We thought it would be a nice gesture to donate proceeds from the barbeque to the hospital in honor of their birthday.” He adds, “We are honored to get to celebrate our 80th year in Clarinda and share that experience with Clarinda Regional Health Center.  We want to thank the community for coming out and supporting our event and a special thanks to all the first responders who made it happen.”

On Tuesday, Hy-Vee presented a check in the amount of $1,077.23 to the CRHC Auxiliary.  Auxiliary President Renee Williams expressed appreciation to the Clarinda Hy-Vee and their customers for their thoughtful donation.  Williams says, “The Auxiliary fully supports the mission of the Clarinda Regional Health Center and will match this generous donation before turning this check over to the hospital.”

CRHC CEO Chuck Nordyke adds, “We are extremely happy to receive this generous gift, but even more gratified to know that Hy-Vee shares our vision for supporting this wonderful community.” He adds, “The Springtime Party Hy-Vee hosted was a super event, which gave the community an up-close look at some of our finest citizens.”

The Springtime Party featured officers from the Clarinda Police Department, members of the Clarinda Fire Department, the Page County Sheriff’s office, the Iowa State Patrol along with EMS personnel from CRHC and the crew of the LifeNet medical helicopter based in Clarinda.