Crown Point Supports Franciscan St. Anthony Health Initiative

Crown-Point-St-Anthony-InitiativeCrown Point Mayor David Uran (far right) presents to Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point representatives the third of five, $5,000 annual installments to benefit the hospital’s Capital Campaign, which raised funds for the building of a new St. Clare Health Clinic at 1121 S. Indiana Ave. and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the hospital, 1201 S. Main St.

The campaign received $4.5 million in pledges during a two-year period.

Also shown (from left) are Joseph Allegretti, Capital Campaign chairman and chairman of the Franciscan Alliance Board of Directors; Julie Mallers, St. Clare manager-nurse practitioner; Karen Reno, NICU manager; and David Ruskowski, hospital president.

Uran said the city is proud of its partnership with the hospital, which he called “a big contributor to our community over the years,” adding, “Looking forward, this donation is the right thing to do.”