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SHF Welcomes New Board Director
Angela Victorson to represent Delta County
MARQUETTE – The Superior Health Foundation announces the addition of Angela Victorson of Bark River to its U.P-wide Board of Directors.
Victorson,ahomemortgageconsultantwithWellsFargoin Escanaba, has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry.
Victorson has been an active member in her community, serving invariousroleswiththeGirlScouts,4-HclubandtheHeartofthe Month Lions Club.
“I’m really looking forward to putting my experience in the financialindustrytoworkandhelptheSuperiorHealthFoundation withitsgoals,”Victorsonsaid.“Thefoundationofferssomanywonderfulhealth-centered,
grant-giving opportunities across the peninsula. I’m honored to serve on this board.” In her spare time, Victorson enjoys traveling, motorcycling and camping.
TheSuperiorHealthFoundation,headquarteredinMarquette,provideshealth-centered grantfundingallacrosstheUpperPeninsula.Itsmissionisto“toassistwithunmethealthcare needs, with health education, and with programs and research on preventing illness and pro- moting health.” Its vision is “to improve the health of the residents of the Upper Peninsula.”
With the addition of Victorson, SHF now has 12 directors representing the Upper Peninsula. To learn more, visit
SHF Accepting Health-Centered Large Grant Applications For Spring Funding Cycle
MARQUETTE – The Superior Health Foundation will soon begin accepting large grant applications for its spring 2018 funding cycle.
SHF will award more than $75,000 in large grants during the spring cycle.
Eligibility information and on-line application forms will be available on Dec. 15 on the SHF’s website at and at its office located at 121 N. FrontSt.inMarquette.ApplicationswillbeacceptedfromDec.15throughJanuary15,2018. The Superior Health Foundation’s Grants Committee will review the applications and will
make its recommendations to the SHF Board of Directors at its March board meeting.
In October, the Superior Health Foundation awarded more than $347,500 in large grants, withmorethan$283,000infundingtoaddresssubstanceuseintheUpperPeninsula. Since
its inception in 2012, the SHF has awarded more than $1.6 million in grant funding.
“We’re delighted to provide health-centered funding to a number of incredible causes all acrosstheUpperPeninsula,”saidJimLaJoie,executivedirectoroftheSuperiorHealthFoun- dation.“Weencouragehealth-centeredorganizationstosubmitproposals,whichwillbecare-
fully reviewed and acted upon by the SHF Grants Committee.”
SHF’s mission is to assist with unmet healthcare needs, with health education, and with pro-
gramsandresearchonpreventingillnessandpromotinghealththroughouttheUpperPeninsula. ItsvisionistoimprovethehealthoftheresidentsoftheUpperPeninsula.
For more information, contact the SHF at 906-225-6914 or email mailto:shf@superi-
Angela Victorson

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