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Hospital foundation plans move forward

The Board of Trustees took their first look at the legal documentation needed to form a fundraising foundation for Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) last week.

The draft was presented by Kara Ellsbury, board attorney, who had been directed at the latter end of 2021 to begin the process of forming a new foundation as an internal arm of the district.

“As you’ll see, there are a number of things you’ll need to make decisions on,” said Ellsbury as she presented the document to board members.

For example, she said, trustees will need to decide the number of people who will form the boa...