Aiming to Inspire Health Raffle to Support ENT Services at Brookings Health System
- July 18, 2019
Brookings Health System Foundation announced it will raffle a Benelli ultra-light 12 gauge shotgun at the conclusion of the annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser, presented by First Bank & Trust, on Thursday, Aug. 15. The raffle is sponsored by Sanford Health Brookings Clinic.
Only 250 raffle tickets will be sold, costing $20 each. In addition to the grand prize, a second prize will be drawn for a YETI Hopper cooler filled with hunting supplies. Tickets may be purchased online at brookingshealth.org/Raffle or at the Brookings Hospital registration desks. Entrants need not be present at the drawing to win.
Proceeds from the raffle and the sporting clays event will help purchase new Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgical equipment and instrumentation for Brookings Hospital. Otolaryngology, the surgical expertise that deals with conditions of the ear, nose and throat, requires specialized equipment and instruments designed for the delicate areas of the head and neck. The equipment and instruments will enable otolaryngologists to perform minimally invasive procedures for patients, including pediatric procedures like PE tube insertion and tonsil and adenoid removal for kids.
The equipment will also include a surgical platform and navigation system for image-guided sinus surgery. To avoid scars, ENT surgeons typically perform sinus procedures through a patient’s fragile nasal cavity. ENT surgeons use CT scans of the patient’s sinus cavities to create pre-operative 3D images. Those 3D images help the surgeon guide and track instruments in real-time through the patient’s sinuses. The image guidance increases sinus procedure accuracy and safety, resulting in shorter recovery, less pain and better outcomes for patients.
The Foundation encourages the community to help support ENT surgical services by purchasing raffle tickets or participating in the sporting clays event. Registration for sporting clays costs $250 per five-person team or $65 per individual. To register, please go online to www.brookingshealth.org/AIH; deadline is Friday, Aug. 2.
For more information on the Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays event, please contact Foundation Director Sara Schneider at (605) 696-8855 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Brookings Health System
Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and extended care services. Brookings Hospital provides local access to doctors in Brookings and offers robotic da Vinci surgery and Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures, making it one of the premier rural community hospitals in South Dakota. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.
About Brookings Health System Foundation
The mission of Brookings Health System Foundation is “Inspiring people to support Brookings Health System through philanthropy, recognizing the vital role of local healthcare in sustaining quality of life in our community.” Gifts to the Foundation support charity health care for those less fortunate, health and wellness education, facility, equipment, and technology upgrades and other needs as they arise at Brookings Health System. For more information about Brookings Health System Foundation or how you may contribute, please contact Foundation Director Sara Schneider at (605) 696-8855 or email@example.com.