Partnership benefits kids' health care
and health insurer UHA
have joined with the Waikiki Health Center
to help raise $36,000 for medical care for disadvantaged children in the 12th Annual Back to School Campaign. Safeway Foundation
also donated $2,500, and the Hawaii Medical Service Association
Customer donation canisters displayed at Longs Drug statewide brought in nearly $15,000; and at Outrigger Shops Ltd., $6,500 to date.
Times Supermarkets, Hilo Hattie and L & L Drive-Inn were among the 30 retailers that participated. Volunteers who helped label, organize or distribute the canisters included sailors from the Naval Submarine Training Center and members of Kiwanis Club of Honolulu and Central Y Service Club. Employees of Bank of Hawaii-Kapahulu counted the proceeds.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has awarded $8,685 to provide for scholarships to underprivileged Hawaiians on the Big Island to take part in a Red Cross Nurse Aide Training Program and become certified nurse's aides. The Hawaii State Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting applications at its Hilo office at 935-8305 or in Kona at 326-9488.
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