Last week, Keith presented a second $50,000 to the hospital on behalf of his family for the garage project. Accepting the check were hospital employees Dr. Tony Kusek, Tanya Sharp, Sarah Grape and Geoff McGill.
The county ambulance was used in Mary’s final days last spring to transfer her back home from the hospital in Omaha, after treatment would no longer help, so she could enjoy her final days at the family cabin in Running Water, SD.
With the Bittner family contributions, the fund drive has raised nearly $180,000 toward the $300,000 goal, and the drive will continue through the end of 2022. More than 100 donors have given to the project so far.
Complete story in the July 27 Albion News/Boone Co. Tribune, print and e-editions.