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Resident wellness, safety increased thanks to health foundation donation


December 1, 2017

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

ANDREA NEWBY from the Gogebic Range Health Foundation is flanked by two members of the Gogebic County Search and Rescue team Thursday in the team's storage area in Bessemer. Jon Brown, GCSAR chairman, is on the left and Tyler Saari, member, is on the right. The new equipment provided by the GRHF is on the table in front of the group.


IRONWOOD - Gogebic Range Health Foundation Program Director Andrea Newby said the organization has donated $8,000 to the Gogebic County Search and Rescue "to ensure the safety and wellness of our residents."

Newby said the GRHF was "excited to fund the grant proposal."

The grant is for equipment to help further outfit the local SAR team.

Jon Brown, GCSAR chairman, set out the new equipment on a table and went article by article, demonstrating how it is a great improvement over the existing team equipment. It is both lighter and more functional...

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