Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer Center receives $2,000 donation

Lake County Sheriff's department charitable campaign continues to give

Lake County Sheriff Rich Martin presented a $2,000 check to the Susan P. Wheatland Cancer Center in Reed City as part of the ongoing Sheriff's charity campaign. (Submitted photo) 

Lake County Sheriff Rich Martin presented a $2,000 check to the Susan P. Wheatland Cancer Center in Reed City as part of the ongoing Sheriff's charity campaign. (Submitted photo) 

REED CITY — Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer Center in Reed City was recently presented with a donation of $2,000 from the Lake County Sheriff’s Department charity campaign.

“It was a privilege to issue out another check today from one of our charity campaigns,” Lake County Sheriff Rich Martin said.

The campaigns – Sheriff’s Returnable for Charity, Blessing of the Bikes Shirt Drive campaign and Special Cause Sheriff Patch drive – are ongoing campaigns that continue to donate to charitable causes through Lake County and the surround areas.

To date, the campaign has donated to the following charitable organizations:

•AMVETS Post 1988 — $2000

•Luther Lions Club — $2000

•VFW Post 5315 — $2000

•Bread of Life Food Pantry — $2000

•Peacock Senior Center — $1000

•Irons SDA Community Center/Pantry — $1000

•Henrietta Senior Center — $1000

•Baldwin Youth Football Club — $1000

•Chase Public Library — $1000

•Luther Fire Department — $1000* — for the purchase of rescue sleds

•Shrine Of The Pines Museum — $1000

•Williams Island Park Improvement — $1000

•Idlewild Beautification Projects — $1000

•Lake County Historical Society — $1000

•Martin John Heritage Museum in Irons — $1000

•Hollister Senior Center — $2000

•Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer Center in Reed City — $2000

The total amount donated to date is $23,000.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Charitable Campaign would like to thank all those who have contributed to the programs.

“These are ongoing programs that will continue to benefit charities within the county,” Martin said. “If you know of a charity or nonprofit that could use a donation, please let me know.”

Martin can be contacted at rmartin@co.lake.mi.us.