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April 1, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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ight . ~i: } CAROL NELSON, RN, seated, shows members of the Shelton General Hospital Association trustees how part of the equipment in the intensive care unit works. Trustees, left to right, are Bruce Jorgenson, Frank Travis, John Luhm and Chester Strecken bach. el The Shelton General Hospital Association recently made available to Mason General Hospital $35,000 to cover cost of equipment recently installed in the Intensive Coronary Care Unit. This Unit has already served more than 65 patients, most of them residents of Mason County. It would not have been possible to establish a special unit, at this time, without the support of this sizeable contribution from the Shelton General Hospital Association, according to Laurel Nelson, Administrator of Mason General. The Board of Directors of the Association were able to make the grant in view of the pending sale of the old Shelton General Hospital property. This is in keeping with the objectives of the Board in that such fundsare used to help with hospital and medical services in Shelton and Mason County. This latest direct contribution for the purchase of highly specialized and modern equipment is the largest single allocation made by the Shelton General Hospital Association. Mason General Hospital has been the beneficiary of other major contributions from the Association. These have included landscaping to the grounds around the new hospital, and purchase of illuminated signs along Thirteenth Street marking the visitor and emergency entrances to the hospital. At the time Mason General Hospital started operation as using .u~,c Hospital District No. l of Mason County, other gifts were ~ENLILLIE . but it is coming. Students are suckers, provided. Included as part of the Lo[ostew dinner put onexcavating a buried 800 gallon Sara Plaster has been absent beginning operational transfer were many clinical and medical T"o l narch 20, was a tank with a view to remodel the with the mumps. Some adults in items such as equipment, tools, ~t addition to oyster floor area above it. the community have it too. They tables and office machines. eand their choice of The seniors have decided to all hope Sara can be back in time Perhaps the major item to be iJf or chili, or one of camp down the Oregon Coast onfor her birthday party March 23. transfered to help start the new "g'" theYthe wanted, it. their senior., trin_ this ~vear. The The fifth and sixth grades had hospital were the current ki..~ mare dishes exact itinerary has not yet been a St. Patrick's Day party. =_~tus of salad andlaid out. March 19 Princesses for the ~~ ~~ ~ ~1 ~tts. More than one March 26 MMK went to Forest Festival were elected. .~s.attended'. Rainier for a track meet. They Janice Springer is the selection for [ Purdy C~y~ .~r l~ue of the newhave had only a few days whenSenior Princess. She began her job [L'. fhe Hoot Owl weather permitted outdoor on Tuesday by meeting with the tvn 19 ' i r,, ' practices, so they have had to do other princesses in Shelton for ~ Drl~e-ln u~eshave been gym work to get in shape, interviews and pictures. Janice is rainat :.,,. The first and second grades the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. i Will Be Open 0 the gfew studentsCUrb"'~ are .starting on, their "Keep Ralph Springer of Lake who violate Washington Green' posters. The Nahwatzel. ~ Weekends! i' rds and in other grade school classes will'be Junior High Students selected dulge . ~ 8 miles No of Shelton i, ' starting soon. The first and Lorri Trimble as their princess. 'unge which the second grade also gave Miss She is the daughter of Mr. and ~ on Hiwa'y lOt N. g oa stilllooks Roberts a spanking . on her Mrs. Robert Trimble of the State We Welcome all Patronage in the futurebirthday and the gift of two Salmon Hatchery. L .,~ ~,~ ~.m. ~,. ~ J eneral accounts receivable of Shelton General Hospital. Also, granted to the new hospital at that time was the cash-in-bank amounting to $15,000. Long before Mason General Hospital received its first patients the Shelton General Hospital Association actively assisted with financial support. During the planning period of the soon-to-be Public Hospital all organizational costs were underwritten by the Shelton General Hospital. This direct contribution exceeded $15,000 which was spent between 1964 and 1968. This assistance acted as a spring-board in the total planning and preparation for Mason General Hospital. The community has benefited substantially by these gifts in that the hospital charges have been less than they would have been You can shop here with confidence Complete Line of Health Aids Your pharmacy is a reliable source of health aids and sundries. It pays to be prepared. Stock up here and now! Your Family Healthquarters NELL'S PHARMACY Open 9:30 to 7:30 weekdays and 9:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday 5th & Franklin 426-3327 T qulpmen otherwise. The cost of care at Mason General Hospital is still less than the cost of care of most hospitals in the surrounding area, Nelson said. Although sometimes referred to as the "Old" Shelton General Hospital Association its Board of Directors has kept attuned to the continuing need for improved hospital and medical ~ervicem The Shelton General Hospital Association has conducted for many years, and places great emphasis on, a recruiting program for physicians. The Board recognizes a specific need for several more doctors serving Shelton and Mason County, and efforts along this line will continue into the future. Another important area being fully explored by the Shelton General Hospital Association are scholarships and the continuing education of health care personnel. The Board is interested in embarking upon a program that would permit hospital personnel to attend clinical and professional seminars when they need to "up-date" their skills in providing better care to the community. The Board of Directors of the Shelton General Hospital Association consist of representatives from the Granges, the Parent-Teachers Associations, urc ase the Chamber of Commerce, Labor, Veterans groups, the Hospital Auxiliary, the Mayor of Shelton, the Chairman of the County Commissioners, and a member of the community at-large. The present membership includes: John L. Luhm, president; Bruce E. Jorgensen, treasurer; and Frank A. Travis, Richard F. Angle, C.W. 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