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Scenic Rivers AHEC Announces Gundersen Health System Grant Approval

Scenic Rivers AHEC announces a new award through Gundersen Health System Community Grants. The award provides $2,500 to support the Scenic Rivers Health Careers Camps, which provides students with a realistic and up-close look into a variety of health careers — including the high demand for healthcare professionals in rural and underserved areas.

Through the collaborative efforts of Scenic Rivers AHEC and a group of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse public health students, a proposal was developed through the students’ grant writing course. The proposal was submitted to Gundersen Health System Community Grants on January 23, 2019 and was awarded in early February.

Scenic Rivers AHEC would like to thank Shelbey Hagen, Jenna Thelen and Kaitlyn Ganrude for their work in gathering information, seeking funding options and developing the grant. Scenic Rivers would also like to thank Gundersen Health System for supporting this important program!

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