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CentraCare Foundation Honors La Gratitude Award Winners

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

CentraCare Foundation held La Gratitude, its annual donor recognition event, in-person on Thursday, May 19.

Hosted by the CentraCare Foundation Board of Directors, this annual event honors donors, physicians and community leaders who have given of their gifts to support CentraCare and the health of its patients and families.

The 2022 La Gratitude Award ceremony included a special tribute to the late George & Shirley Torrey, along with the recognition of this year’s Caduceus Award winner, and the Foundation’s award winners:

“La Gratitude is a very special evening, and we were honored to celebrate the spirit of community and giving," said Brad Konkler, CentraCare Foundation Vice President.

"The past few years have been very challenging as we navigated the pandemic together – our donors and Foundation Board members came together and helped us to meet this challenge with an unbelievable level of generosity and kindness. We are so grateful for their continued support, and we thank them for being our valued partners.”

Learn more about La Gratitude, including descriptions of each award, previous award recipients, and how the generosity of benefactors makes a difference in our community, by visiting:

About Caduceus Society

The Caduceus Society is a philanthropic guild of the CentraCare Foundation. This society is open to Central Minnesota practicing and retired medical staff who make a gift to support the Foundation’s mission of improving health and health care. Learn more about the Caduceus Society.