Tzu Chi donation to OakBend

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Members of The Rotary Club of Wharton were on hand as they helped OakBend Medical Center receive personal protective equipment from the Tzu Chi Foundation on Thursday, May 21. From left are Wharton Rotarians James L. Perez, Bill Hamlyn, Traci Knight, and Barbie Fortenberry, and Tzu Chi representative Julienne Chi. Rotarians said Fortenberry was instrumental in connecting the Tzu Chi Foundation to OakBend. Hamlyn and Knight are with OakBend.

Tzu Chi volunteers traveled to Wharton last month to deliver an abundant amount of personal protective equipment (PPE) for use during the coronavirus pandemic.

The PPE was delivered to OakBend Medical Center in Wharton on Thursday, May 21. This is where several members of the Wharton community met with Tzu Chi representatives, including Julienne Chi.

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