Dagenais Foundation donates PPE
Inspired by compassion for the well-being of area communities, the Robert and Jeanine Dagenais Foundation has made a contribution of 20,000 Personal Protective Equipment masks to local health organizations. Jeanine Dagenais stated the Foundation wanted to make a positive impact on the needs of our medical staff and their patients due to the concerns of COVID-19. With protective masks an essential item, it was chose that to be the focus of the contribution. Both First Bank, Upper Michigan and the Riverside Auto Group lend support to the foundation and are pleased to be involved in the effort. With the locations of Riverside dealerships and First Bank offices, 11 hospitals were recipients of the donation on the 800 mile, two-day tour, led by the Riverside Auto Group’s co-owners Matt Dagenais and Paul Dagenais. First Bank, Upper Michigan was represented by Todd Maki, president and CEO, along with E.J. Kostreva, Northern Region president, and Jon Pryor, Western Region president.