Deadline for Reaching Out to Serve Award nominees is Jan. 11.

    RiverView Health will hold its 2013 Annual Meeting on Monday, Jan. 28 in Bede Ballroom at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. The event will begin with social time at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30. The business meeting and program will follow.

     RiverView Healthcare Association is a locally incorporated, non-profit association and all Association members are eligible for the governing board, can elect governing board members, and may attend the annual meeting. Anyone within RiverView’s service area may become an Association member for a fee of $3 for three annual meetings.

     This year’s annual meeting meal will feature an Italian buffet, which includes a gluten free option.  Banquet tickets are $20 per person. Anyone interested in becoming an Association member or attending the annual meeting should contact RiverView Health Administration at 281-9406 or 800-743-6551, extension 9406.

     The business portion of the meeting will include the election of governing board members and reports from the RiverView Health Foundation, Auxiliary, medical Staff, and CEO Ross Matlack.

     RiverView’s annual “Reaching Out to Serve” award will also be presented during the Annual Meeting.  The Reaching Out to Serve award is given to a person, group or program that demonstrates innovativeness, voluntary or self-initiated efforts and works to improve the access, quality or cost effectiveness of healthcare.  Anyone wishing to obtain a nomination form should contact Sharon Lanctot at 281-9406.  Nomination forms must be submitted by Friday, Jan. 11