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Port Huron, MI – January 19, 2024 – Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) is proud to announce that its dedicated employees have come together to raise a remarkable $10,000 for United Way of St. Clair County. These funds were raised through a company-wide fundraising initiative and generous donations.

The LHMC employees demonstrated their commitment to giving back by organizing various fundraising activities including raffles, themed lunches and even a “Pie in the Face” contest where one leader was chosen to be pied for raising the most funds. The enthusiasm and generosity of the employees was truly extraordinary, as they went above and beyond to contribute to all the fundraising efforts and this overall worthy cause.

The donation was presented to Matt Markham and Paul Miller, local radio personalities and the 2023 Chairs for the United Way Campaign by Jose Kottoor, CEO of LHMC and several members of the organization. Both Matt and Paul expressed their gratitude for the generous contribution and highlighted the importance of community support in addressing critical social issues.

“We are incredibly grateful to the LHMC employees for their outstanding efforts in raising funds for the United Way of St. Clair County,” said Lisa Motte, representative of United Way. “This contribution will make a significant difference in the lives of those who rely on the services provided by the United Way of St. Clair County. The dedication and generosity shown by these employees is truly inspiring.”

“We are very proud of our employees for their commitment to making a difference in the community,” said Kottoor. “Their generosity and compassion reflect the values we uphold at LHMC. We are honored to support the United Way of St. Clair County in their mission to improve lives and create lasting change for our community.”

About LHMC: Lake Huron Medical Center is a leading healthcare provider in the St. Clair County area, offering a wide range of medical services to patients of all ages. With a team of dedicated healthcare professionals and state-of-the-art facilities, Lake Huron Medical Center is committed to delivering exceptional care and improving the health and well-being of the community.

For more information about Lake Huron Medical Center visit: www.mylakehuron.com

About United Way of St. Clair County: The United Way of St. Clair County is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives and creating lasting change in the community. Through its programs and initiatives, The United Way addresses critical social issues and supports individuals and families in need.

For more information about United Way of St. Clair County visit: www.uwstclair.org

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Lake Huron Medical Center

Lake Huron Medical Center is a 144-bed community hospital that provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient health care services to residents of St. Clair and Sanilac counties including emergency, cancer and comprehensive breast care, bariatric surgery, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, pulmonary rehabilitation, and specialized diabetes programs. Lake Huron Medical Center is also proud of its affiliation with Lake Huron Medical Group which offers holistic, patient-centered care through primary and specialty care physician practices located throughout the Blue Water Area. Lake Huron Medical Center has been at the heart of the local community for more than 65 years working diligently to improve access to health care for residents of the Blue Water Area. Lake Huron Medical Center has been consistently recognized for clinical excellence in the delivery of patient care, safety, and experience. Raising the bar for quality health care in the Blue Water Area, Lake Huron Medical Center received the Women’s Choice Award in recognition of among “America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care”, Leapfrog Group’s grade “A” in hospital safety, Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, rated five stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. Learn more at www.mylakehuron.com.

About Prime Healthcare and Prime Healthcare Foundation: Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system operating 46 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states, providing over 2.6 million patient visits annually. It is one of the nation’s leading health systems with nearly 50,000 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare. Fifteen of the Prime Healthcare hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity. Based in Ontario, California, Prime Healthcare is nationally recognized for award-winning quality care and has been named a Top 10 and Top 15 Health System by IBM Watson Health. Its hospitals have been named among the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals” 53 times and have received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards from Healthgrades than any other health system in the past five years. To learn more, please visit www.primehealthcare.com