Bigfork Valley groundbreaking ceremony

The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Bigfork Valley $1.2 million expansion of the Scenic Rivers Clinic wing took place on June 7. “Work to prepare for this project was started about two weeks ago,” said Bigfork Valley CEO Aaron Saude. Taking part in this event were, from the left, Eddy on the Edge mascot, Diane Bakke, SRHS Board member, Leo Kern, Director of Plant Operations, Judy Bergh, Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Amy Pifher, Mayor of Bigfork, Aaron Saude, CEO Bigfork Valley, Gail Blackmer, SRHS board member, Mike Holmes, CEO SRHS, Rep. Julie Sandstede, Sandy Lyytinen, Diane Gallagher, SRHS board member, Marie Lovdahl, Bigfork Valley board member, Karen Springer, Bigfork Valley board treasurer, Dr. Eric Scrivner, SRHS board member, Dr. George Rounds, Bigfork Valley board chair, Dr. Jeffery Scrivner, SRHS medical director, Matt Huju, Bigfork Valley board member, Richard Bell, Nor-Son Sr. Project Manager, Keith Harvey, CFO SRHS, JoAnn Krickhahn, Bigfork Valley board member. The individual on the far left cut out of the photo was Brian Huju from Nor-Son. Photo by Louise H. McGregor