The Daily Review (Towanda, Pennsylvania)
Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Business News
July 14, 2013 Sunday
Armenia Township donates $10,000 to new Troy Hospital
by Eric Hrin, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa.
July 14–Armenia Township supervisors have agreed to make a big
donation to the new Guthrie Troy Community Hospital.
According to the recent township meeting minutes, Troy Hospital
President Staci Covey “gave a presentation on the progress of the new
hospital and Donations Director Denise Ives spoke to the financial
needs of the hospital.”
“They requested that the township consider giving a donation towards
the building of the new hospital,” the minutes note. “After a
discussion and polling of the guests present, supervisor (Chad)
Harwick made the motion to donate $10,000 to the hospital (which will
result with the township’s name on a plaque for one of the observation
The motion was seconded by supervisor Richard Popolow and motion was
passed, according to the minutes.
Treasurer Gary Horning will proceed with the paperwork for the donation.
Township secretary Mallory Babcock said the donation was made because
the supervisors felt a need to support the hospital.
In other business, supervisors awarded a bid to remodel the current
township maintenance building and add additional space.
“The Board of Supervisors discussed the issue of whether they need to
rebid the project or award the bid,” the minutes note. “The township
solicitor, Harold Caldwell, provided his input as did several of the
guests present. After a lengthy discussion supervisor Popolow made the
motion to accept the Penn State Construction bid of $316,563…”