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Yacht Club supports Medical Center Catalina Island Yacht Club staff commodore Dr. Bob Herstoff present- ed a check for $11,462 to Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation president Carol Reynolds as part of the club's longstanding and con- tinuous support of the Medical Center. The funds were raised during this year's Superweek festivities, which included a dinner show at the club featuring The Four Preps and a golf cart rally. When making the presentation Dr. Herstoff, formerly a member of the medical center's foundation, emphasized that the club's continuing support is derived from the belief that a hospital is one of a city's most valuable assets. By supporting the hospital everyone can take comfort in knowing that when the need arises it will be there. r,lw, im//lI I olln 8lout mblklh Pml 9avmnl FrlmkCmMo 00Oomw W00neR00. Rki MNd I/mdw. Immd m lundw, Ikmidir N RylnRim00 00admwSommm Jlmon EUto r:dd HoNmln Oad lno Comot Mlhl Wulnmdw, Oalnber $ R00Zlnd Cynlllkl I.o[ Thumdmv, 0to 4 OevUCreoh. r=00e Anniversaries NEED A HOME LOAN? Imunlw. IIlmdI 29 00&Tr00yR00o GII1 & Cll HImirmz Wodnlidav. Oddw $ G00&blm00 lkadw, lmlmn Sl Vark&l:WmHo Rod & llo Vaimin Oennle&lionti#lm 5vonsored by: Dessert Island Sugarloaf Video 417 CrccCn t Ave (Piffatas Now Available/) o.,.-- Cream Cone on Movie Rental o your birthdayl your btrthdayl i i i Must show Vall/d tdentiffoatlon / proof of birth date "at each location. Offer valid btttween July 20, 2012 and July 19, 2013. I IslandMedicalCenter Grant to help fund new x-ray equipment CIMC RECEIVES $25K FROM AHMANSON FOUNDATION CALLTODAY AND LET DEWEY PEST CONTROL TAKE CARE OF YOUR PEST CONTROL NEEDS! 310.328.0553 DRE: 00698852 NMLS:249784 CONTACT: BRYAN TAYLOR SPECIALIZING IN: Conventional, FHA and Government Loans Refinance, Rate Reduction and Cash Out Loans 2rid Home Financing. Investment Properties and Harp I1 Mortgages DIRECT: 562.756.5559 * FAX: 562.920.7465 EMAIL: 13THomeLoans@aol.com "SERVICE IS MY COMMITMENT" 0000-LITE ONE T G A G E Catalina Island Medical Center's state-of-the-art Siemens CT Scanner can provide the diagnostic images needed for nearly all medical conditions. Simply let your physician know you would prefer to have your diagnostic imaging completed on the island. * Familiar places and familiar faces * * No appointment needed * * Scans available immediately on CD * * Images sent electronically to your physician * Please call for more information. Monte MelIon,.MD. Tracey Norton, DO * Laura UIIbarrl, MD * Karla Parsons, NP, (3o) 5o-o7oo 1OO Falls Canyon Road PO Box 1563, Avalon 90704 www.CIMedicalCenter.org Catalina Island Medical Cen- ter's plans to purchase new x-ray equipment got a major boost re- cently, thanks to a grant received by the Medical Center Founda- tion. Last week, the Ahmanson Foundation, a major Los Angeles philanthropic organization, gave $25,000 in support of the Medical Center Foundation's commitment to raise the majority of the cost to replace the nearly 30-year-old equipment. "We are thrilled to accept this donation," said Carol Reynolds, president of the CIMC Foundation. "This significant eontributi.on is a leap forward in our quest to up- grade essential equipment used by both residents and visitors" Each year, more than 1,250 x- ray images are taken with the med- ical center's camera, which was originally installed 28 years ago. Since then, major advances have been made in radiology. "New de- velopments in the technology mean a better experience for the patient," said Medical Center CEO John Friel. In addition to purchasing new x- ray cameras, the Medical Center's radiology department will need to be retrofitted to accommodate the new equipment. The complete project is estimated to cost approx- imately $250,000. Last year, the Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors vot- ed to raise and contribute $175,000 toward that effort. "We're very grateful that the foundation has stepped up to the plate and that their efforts are generating these types of commit- ments," Friel said. "This partnership between the medical center and the foundation will result in benefits for everyone the hospital serves." Foundation President Reynolds said fund-raising efforts are con- tinuing.. "This grant is just part of our on-going work," Reynolds said. "We are also working on our an- nual appeal and will soon begin planning for our annual Oscar Night gala." Tax deductible donations can be made to the Catalina Island Medi- cal Center Foundation by sending a check to P.O. Box 524, Avalon CA 90704. PHOTO Catalina I;land Medical Center's radiology equipment is scheduled for replace- ment. 61 Friday, September 28, 2012 . ." THE CATALINA ISLANDER