Enbridge Energy presented the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross with a leader-ship contribution of $10,000. The gift was made by Lorraine Little, senior manager of U.S. public affairs, to the Red Cross board chair, Col. Penny Dieryck.
The chapter serves 364,800 people in a 19,000 square mile jurisdiction that makes up the largest Red Cross chapter east of the Mississippi. It serves Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis coun-ties in Minnesota, as well as Douglas County, Wis-consin.
Enbridge Energy also presented $5,000 to Just Kids Dental to help meet the increasing demand for children’s dental services. Just Kids Den-tal provides oral health screenings, dental clean-ings, fluoride varnish applications, sealants, oral health and nutri-tional education, tooth-brushes, toothpaste and floss to underserved children in the region. It delivers services to 30 schools in Northeastern Minnesota and North-western Wisconsin.
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