News Release:

Yorkton, May 29 - The Health Foundation is pleased to announce that Rubicon Pharmacies has made a significant donation of $10,000 in support of the residents in our long-term care homes throughout east central Saskatchewan.  Rubicon has further pledged to make this donation on an annual basis.   We are grateful to Rubicon for this very generous donation and for their desire to work with the Foundation to improve the care available in our region,” said Ross Fisher, Executive Director of The Health Foundation.

“Rubicon has a strong presence in east central Saskatchewan,” said Chris Fedorowich, Director of Long Term Care for Rubicon Pharmacies. “Each of our local pharmacies have longstanding relationships with the region and the long-term care homes in each community. These stores continue to be the focal point and face of the relationship with staff, residents, and their families.  We are an integral part of the fabric in each community, something very important to us, and we look forward to continuing that legacy for years to come.”

“We are very proud to support the needs of local healthcare in the community, through resident programs, infrastructure investments, equipment, and technology. This donation is just another way we can help our residents live better, live longer, and live healthier,” continued Mr. Fedorowich.

“Rubicon operates pharmacies in Canora, Esterhazy, Ituna, Kamsack, Langenburg, Melville and Yorkton under both the Pharmasave and PharmaChoice banners. We’ve re-invested heavily into each of our local markets, and our teams are committed to advancing both resident safety and care, as well as working collaboratively with the region and our care home partners for many years to come,” said Mr. Fedorowich.

News Release provided by The Health Foundation of East Central Saskatchewan Inc.