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Hospital foundation has new board members

New Hudson Hospital Foundation board members are, front from left, Linda Zeits and Patti Dalen; back, Mike Leverty, Ryan Cari and Dave Graebner. Submitted photo

Hudson Hospital Foundation announced the addition of five new board members: Mike Leverty (Northwestern Mutual Financial Network), Ryan Cari (Heywood, Cari & Anderson), Linda Zeits (Xcel Energy), Patti Dalen (Regions Hospital) and Dave Graebner (Regions Hospital).

The foundation is governed by a volunteer board of directors comprised of up to 15 community members representing health care and local business professionals.

Hudson Hospital Foundation's mission is to provide philanthropic opportunities, support and direction to Hudson Hospital & Clinics and its community to further exceptional, personalized healthcare services.

Current board members are Interim Chair Bill Friedlander (3M retiree), Vice Chair Ken Heiser (Associated Bank), Treasurer Richard O'Connor (M&I Bank), Secretary J. Craig Gibson (Variety Office Supplies), Marian Furlong (president and CEO, Hudson Hospital & Clinics), Dr. Stephen Schmitz (Hudson Physicians Clinic), C.A. Richards (semi-retired judge), Kim Heinemann (Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce) and Doug Stohlberg (Hudson Star Observer).