Latest News – April 16

Leadville Hospital Receives $1 Million Grant

St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville received notification last week from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) that the medical facility had secured a one million dollar grant for improvements.dola

In a letter to St. Vincent Hospital CEO, Joyce Beck, DOLA Executive Director, Reeves Brown stated that the hospital’s request for one million dollars had been approved.

The grant will assist the hospital in replacing the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The new HVAC project will cost two million dollars. The additional funding will come from loans and hospital cash reserves.Hospital Foundation Logo 

“With a potential HVAC system failure no longer looming, the caring and positive work done at St. Vincent Hospital will only be amplified in the future,” stated Karen Rinehart, Director St. Vincent Hospital Foundation.

Here’s a video of the plans for a new surgical suite:


To stay informed about’s happening at St. Vincent Hospital or to donate to the foundation, please visit the website. Or contact Karen Rinehart, Director St. Vincent Hospital Foundation & Community Relations, 719-486-7135 or

Hospital and Water Board Meet The Candidates Monday

There is a special election coming on May 6, 2014 which will elect new members to the St. Vincent Hospital Board and the Parkville Water Board. Next Monday, April 21, the Leadville Chamber and Colorado Mountain College – Leadville will be hosting a Meet The Candidates Night. The event will take place 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the CMC – Coronado Café Building, Room 701.



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