Redhead Equipment Supports the Moose Jaw Health Foundation’s Capital Equipment Campaign

Redhead Equipment Supports the Moose Jaw Health Foundation’s Capital Equipment Campaign

Redhead Equipment donates $100,000 to the new Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital in Moose Jaw

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015 – REGINA, SK: Redhead Equipment is in the giving mood a little early this year with the recent announcement that they have donated $100,000 to the Capital Equipment Campaign for the new Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital in Moose Jaw. The new $100 million hospital officially opened its doors on November 6th, replacing the old Union Hospital which was built in 1948. Coincidentally, that was the same year Redhead Equipment got its start.

“The new hospital is enabling us to provide the best equipment possible for the people of this community,” noted James Murdock, Chairman of the Moose Jaw Health Foundation. “We have a brand new MRI which is the first of its kind in this province located outside of Regina and Saskatoon. We also have new CT and Mammography systems that in my mind would rival anything Calgary would have. This facility will alleviate a lot of strain from the whole province.”

The donation provided by Redhead Equipment will be going directly towards the funding of this and other equipment throughout the hospital. This new equipment is anticipated to attract more specialists and surgeons to the area to complement the provincial health care system.

“The healthcare sector has been the number one area that we support in Saskatchewan,” said Gary Redhead, President and CEO of Redhead Equipment. “We know so many of the families that live in Moose Jaw and have done business here for many, many years. This donation is about giving back to those that have supported us.”

This is now the fifth significant donation Redhead Equipment has made to local hospitals and healthcare affiliated organizations across Saskatchewan in just the past three years.

Murdock added, “this is a very generous donation. With the help of Redhead Equipment, the Foundation is able to better equip the hospital of tomorrow - today. It’s really going to do a lot for the entire region, and the province.”

Moose Jaw Hospital 100K DonationAccepting the donation from Gary Redhead, CEO and President of Redhead Equipment (pictured middle) is James Murdock, Chairman of the Moose Jaw Health Foundation and Foundation Executive Director, Kelly McElree.

About Redhead Equipment

Redhead Equipment is your heavy duty equipment dealer for trucks, trailers, construction and agricultural equipment in Saskatchewan. With over 475 employees committed to providing exceptional customer service, we offer our customers premium brands such as Case IH, CASE, Volvo and Mack from seven locations across the province. For over 65 years, Redhead Equipment has grown and diversified. We have expanded our lines of equipment and locations to become one of the largest heavy equipment dealers in Saskatchewan. Offering sales, parts, service, rentals and financing on a wide variety of equipment, we provide our customers with a one-stop solution for all your heavy duty equipment needs. We give our customers…The Power of Choice.

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About Moose Jaw Health Foundation

The Moose Jaw Health Foundation is a non-profit organization managed by a volunteer local Board of Directors. Our mission is to work with donors, health care providers and the community to raise funds for medical equipment and initiatives that builds a centre of medical excellence. The Foundation works in close partnership with the Five Hills Health Region to identify the current and future needs that will enhance patient care.  One in four people in Moose Jaw and surrounding communities rely on services provided at our local hospital.  The Moose Jaw Health Foundation is committed to your family, your friends, and your health.  The Volunteer Board of the Foundation and staff ensure your gifts go a long way to make this a healthy community.


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