All posts by Coleen Imming

BVRMC Foundation Elects Officers for 2020

Coleen Imming | December 31st, 2019

At its monthly meeting held December 19, 2019, the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation elected Officers for 2020.  Larry Schultz, Storm Lake, Chair Suzette Radke, Aurelia, Vice-Chair Joshua Newhouse, Storm Lake, Secretary-Treasurer. Other Foundation Board members are Duane Miller, The Reverend Duane Queen, Terry Mason, Jan Worthan, Chad Halder, Tim Smith and Howard Hatlielid, all…read more

Dyvad Blanket for the Future Donation Made

Coleen Imming | December 17th, 2019

Dr. Kyle Glienke of UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine Buena Vista and his wife, Ashlee, recently donated to the BVRMC “Dyvad Blanket for the Future” in honor of their new baby, Amelia Kristine. They previously donated in honor of their other children, Alivia and Karsten. Donations support the purchase of equipment and services for future babies…read more

Donations Purchase Vein Location Device

Coleen Imming | November 26th, 2019

Thanks to the generous donors to the Buena Vista Healthcare Foundation, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center now provides AccuVein. The small, lightweight, hands free digital technology displays a map of your veins on the surface of your skin in real time. This improves access to locations to draw blood while decreasing unsuccessful insertion attempts. Easy,…read more

Beach Street Boutique to BVRMC

Coleen Imming | November 19th, 2019

Beach Street Boutique came to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, November 6. Paula Radke and her team brought fall fashions with a portion of the proceeds benefiting BVRMC. Paula presented a check in the amount of $1,087.00 to Katie Schwint, Executive Director of Community Development. This donation was given in honor of her…read more

Dyvad Blanket for the Future

Coleen Imming | October 17th, 2019

Matt and Katie Brostad recently donated to the “Dyvad Blanket for the Future” in honor of their new baby Emma Kate at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. They have previously donated in honor of their other daughters Nora and Clare. Donations support the purchase of equipment and services for future babies born at BVRMC. Donors…read more

Paxtons Jewelry Pink Rocktober Balloon Bash benefits BVRMC P.i.n.k.

Coleen Imming | October 4th, 2019

Paxtons Jewelry held their annual Pink Rocktober Balloon Bash and Cake Dig during the September 28 Sassy Saturday. Proceeds go towards BVRMC P.i.n.k. Presenting a check for $1,010 was Rhonda Ringgenberg and Laurie Phillips. The Buena Vista Regional Medical Center P.i.n.k. is designed to help women with financial barriers have access to mammography services. Left…read more

BVRMC Annual Auxiliary Meeting Held

Coleen Imming | October 3rd, 2019

The Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Annual Meeting was held in September in the Kallmer Education Center. The BVRMC Gift Shop gave the Auxiliary a check for $15,000.00 – proceeds from sales in the Gift Shop over the past year. Patti McKenna, Barb Argotsinger, Gift Shop Buyers along with Jean Bennett, Gift Shop Treasurer…read more

BVRMC Auxiliary Masquerade Jewelry Fair

Coleen Imming | October 3rd, 2019

The Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Auxiliary held their Fall 2019 Masquerade Jewelry Fair in the Kallmer Education Center October 1. The Jewelry Fair was a huge success making $1,880.00. The Auxiliary uses this money for needed equipment for the hospital. Shown are Auxiliary members that assisted with the fair.

Baby Infant Mini Transport for Visiting BVRMC Patients

Coleen Imming | September 17th, 2019

Blanca Villegas, BVRMC Certified Medical Interpreter shows the ease of the transport cart. Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation purchased, five infant    mini-transport carts, a safe and secure option to carry patient infant carriers and other personal items while at BVRMC. “Parents with infants typically have an infant carrier, totes and sometimes siblings with them…read more

Support the Needs of the Children Served at BVRMC

Coleen Imming | September 5th, 2019

2019 Basket Auction is Tuesday, November 12  7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The annual BVRMC Basket Auction is held in the Kallmer Education Center. Please use the main entrance. $3.00 can win you a basket. Tickets are $3.00 each or 5 for $10 or 12 for $20. Tickets are purchased the day of. You will…read more