Power Authority Announces $50,000 Donation to Massena Hospital
315-764-0226, ext. 304
December 23, 2003
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA – Randy D. Crissman, the New York Power
Authority’s Regional Manager of Northern New York, announced Monday that
the Power Authority is donating $50,000 to the Massena Memorial
Hospital’s current building project.
“We are constantly reminded how fortunate we
are to have a healthcare facility like Massena Memorial,” said Crissman.
“The Power Authority, its staff at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D.
Roosevelt Power Project and all our friends and neighbors rely on the
hospital for the top-notch care it provides. That is why I am especially
pleased to announce this donation to the building fund.”
Crissman, who will take on new duties Jan. 5 when he
becomes regional manager for Western New York at the Niagara Power
Project in Lewiston, is a member of the Massena Memorial Hospital
Foundation. He will be leaving the foundation at the end of the year.
The fund drive, “It’s All About getting Better,” is
a $10.5 million project that includes about 29,000 square feet in new
construction and extensive renovation in current space. It will address
critical needs in the Intensive Care/Coronary Care unit, the laboratory
area, physical therapy facilities, respiratory therapy, medical imaging
and the pharmacy. In addition there will be renovations to the front
entrance of the hospital, the registration area and the North Country
In a letter to potential donors, Ross Violi,
chairman of the major gifts committee, said, “This project will improve
the quality of patient care by providing up-to-date facilities in a more
streamlined, efficient use of space.”