GOLD BEACH Cal-Ore Life Flight has announced its intent to donate 50 percent of all revenues from new air and ground ambulance memberships to Curry General Hospital.
The donations apply to memberships sold in Gold Beach between Aug. 15 and Oct. 15, company officials said.
The funds are to be used to acquire two Datascopes and blanket warmers for use in the hospitals emergency room, officials said.
Dr. Reginald Williams, hospital spokesman, said, We appreciate Cal-Ore Life Flights efforts in assisting us and would ask the community to help support both Cal-Ores membership program, which will have the end result of greatly assisting the hospital.
It is the goal of Cal-Ore Life Flight and Curry General Hospital to sell 500 memberships and generate between $10,000 and $15,000 for the hospital.
According to Dan Brattain, Cal-Ore Life Flight chief executive officer, the company airlifted more than 220 residents in 1999 and has already air transported more than 200 patients this year.
We are proud to serve the Gold Beach community and would like to help Curry General Hospital as they have been a great supporter of our service since we took over the franchise in 1998, Brattain said.
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