CHRF awarded $17,500 in additional tax credits
CHESTERTOWN — The Chester River people and businesses in our community,” and businesses making a gift Health Foundation has been awarded said Maryann Ruehrmund, executive at the $1,000 level and above and are an additional allocation $17,500 of director, in the release. “The available on a first-come, first-served Maryland state tax credits in support program has helped fund many projects basis. The credits offset any Maryland of its efforts to raise $138,000 to fund here including the 3-D mammography state tax owed on a 50 percent basis, 10 suites of patient room furnishings with tomosynthesis, two resuscitation meaning a $1,000 donation would at University of Maryland Shore Medical rooms and a new, vital signs earn $500 of actual state credits. Center at Chestertown. monitoring system in the emergency “The credits are offered in addition
The credits were awarded by the department, all-new IV pumps for the to any deduction taken for making Maryland Department of Housing inpatient units and next year, will help a charitable gift,” said Ruehrmund. and Community Development and us raise funds for a new chemistry “And I encourage anyone who is interested must be sold by Dec. 31, a news release analyzer for the laboratory. to contact me as soon as possible, states. “Nearly every patient receiving care as the credits will sell fast.”
“The Community Investment Tax at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown For more information or to secure Credit Program has afforded the has benefitted from this program,” an allocation of credits before they Foundation the opportunity to forge Ruehrmund said. are sold out, contact the foundation at new and renewed relationships with The tax credits are offered to individuals 410-810-5660.