Orange City Area People Raise Over $3 Million Toward New Senior Facility
Date posted - February 3, 2012
Citizens of Orange City, Alton, Granville, Hospers and neighboring communities have stepped up to the plate for their seniors, pledging a total of over $3 million to a new facility.
Orange City officials report that the public has raised $3,050,000 toward the new Orange City Area Health System Senior Care Facility that will be built on the north edge of Orange City. The “Fulfilling the Promise” capital campaign completes the necessary funding for the senior care facility and campus, slated to be open in the fall of 2013.
Community members as well as health system employees contributed to exceeding the goal of $3 million, with over $200,000 pledged by the health system’s 500 employees.
The new senior care facility, which will be a replacement for Orange City’s two existing nursing homes and will feature a “village” atmosphere, all private rooms, and many “livable” amenities, has a total price tag of eighteen and a half million dollars. Funding is in place and consists of the $3 million in capital campaign pledges, $6 million borrowed from three local banks, nearly $1 million from the cities of Orange City and Alton, and $8.5 million from Orange City Area Health System operating reserves.
By Scott Van Aartsen News Director
Leave a ReplySheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines:
1. Avoid profanities or foul language.
2. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
3. Threats are treated seriously and will be reported to law enforcement.
4. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments area.
These guidelines are very general and cannot cover every possible situation. Please don't assume that Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. or its advertisers agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment. We reserve the right to filter or delete comments or to deny posting privileges entirely at our discretion. Please note that comments are reviewed by the selected staff and may not be posted immediately. If you feel your comment was filtered inappropriately, please email email@example.com.
Back to:Orange City Area People Raise Over $3 Million Toward New Senior Facility