The Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund announces awards for both academic scholarships in medically related fields and medically related community grants to be awarded in 2018. The benefit fund was formed in 1995 when Regence BlueShield joined with Clallam County Physicians Service, Inc, a company formed by local physicians to provide health care coverage to Clallam County citizens.
The 2017-2018 academic scholarship awards are :
Stephanie Bechtold $5,000
Hannah Doss $3,000
Lindsey Hintz $3,000
Bailee Jones $3,000
Kiah Jones $5,000
Jason Kowitz $5,000
Michael Lee $5,000
Adam Raemer $2,000
Vernon Rondeau $3,000
Beth Volk $ 1,500
Emily Wallner $3,000
Kailee Wise $2,000
The 2018 grant awards are:
Olympic Medical Center Foundation $1,000
Funds will be added to the $1 million Foundation’s expansion campaign of the Olympic Cancer Center.
Peninsula Behavioral Health $4,700
Funds to be used to purchase a Philips TC20 ECG, paper, and box of electrodes.
Port Angeles School District- Lincoln High School $1,704.05
Funds to be used to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator.
Port Angeles School District- Transportation Center $363.73
Funds to be used to purchase two Prestan Professional CPRAED Training Manikins and CPR Practi-Shields.