HMSA Foundation makes community grants
The Hawaii Medical Service Association Foundation
donated $50,000 to Goodwill Industries of Hawaii
to support its Child Watch Program. The Child Watch Program provides services for children while parents participate in training classes, employment counseling sessions or meetings at the Goodwill Center.
Other recipients of foundation grants were Association of Native Hawaiian Physicians, $5,000 to support a collaborative effort providing health promotion, education and disease prevention services and screenings for 400 native Hawaiians; Hawaii Primary Care Association, $5,000 to support the organization's annual conference for strategic planning and discussions on health care issues; University of Hawaii Telehealth Research Institute, $9,869 to support a one-day Hawaii Telehealth Collaborative symposium on maximizing potential benefits of telehealth in the state's health care system; Lanakila Rehabilitation Center Inc., $15,000 for its Meals on Wheels Program; First Chinese Church of Christ Preschool, $3,000 to purchase equipment for an exercise and activity program.
The Pearl Harbor Memorial Fund
received $57,000 from the Fraternal Order of Eagles
to build a new 24,000-square-foot Pearl Harbor Memorial Museum and Visitor Center. The center will become the world's primary exhibition of information on the attack on Pearl Harbor and life in early World War II in the Pacific.
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