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BHN Receives $25,000 Donation from Country Bank for Katherine B. Wilson Staff Excellence Fund

SPRINGFIELD — Behavioral Health Network Inc. (BHN) announced it has received a $25,000 donation from Country Bank to benefit the Katherine B. Wilson Staff Excellence Fund.

BHN established the fund to support the career and professional development of the organization’s workforce and assist in achieving social-justice objectives. Through community partnerships, in-kind services, and donations, BHN seeks to address a variety of staff professional-development opportunities. The fund will provide support for scholarship funds and forgivable loans for staff to further their education at local colleges, along with licensure support.

“Country Bank is proud to present a $25,000 donation in support of the critical services that BHN provides to the community,” said Jodie Gerulaitis, the bank’s vice president of Community Relations.

Steve Winn, BHN’s president and CEO, added that “we are incredibly thankful for the continued support from Country Bank. Their generous donation will support our essential workforce, ensuring BHN’s commitment to provide high-quality behavioral-health services to the Western Massachusetts community.”