Kohlís donates $100,000 to Community Memorial Hospital

Freeman Staff

Oct. 13, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS ó Community Memorial Hospital was the recipient of a $100,000 donation from Kohlís to expand its emergency department, according to a Tuesday announcement.

The donation will be used to support one of the four specialized trauma rooms used for the most critically ill or injured patients with life-threatening emergencies.

ďWe are thankful and humbled by the generous donation from Kohlís,Ē said Dennis Pollard, president of Community Memorial Hospital and chief operating officer of Froedtert Health, in a statement. ďThe donation demonstrates Kohlís commitment to the community through this investment in premier emergency care. Community Memorial Hospital is privileged to have the support of such a great community neighbor.Ē

Kohlís donation to Community Memorial Foundation is in response to a $3 million capital campaign, Our Community Promise: Securing Premier Emergency Care Close to Home, to expand and renovate Community Memorial Hospitalís emergency department. The emergency department, designed 30 years ago to serve 14,000 patients, is currently serving more than 22,000 patients annually. The multi-phase construction project is scheduled to be completed by summer of 2016.