Menard Donates $15 Million to Luther Midelfort Hospital

Mayo Clinic and Luther Midelfort today announced Menards owner, John Menard donated $15 million dollars to help support the new Emergency services department at the Eau Claire hospital.

A press release from the hospital said quote, "The gift will establish Mayo clinic's Menard Transformational Fund for Education and the Menard Center for Emergency Care at Luther Midelfort.

Menard said in the statement, "I am so grateful for the exceptional treatment I have received. I believe this gift will make a difference in the future of health care for residents of my hometown and throughout the Mayo system."

We'll have much more on this story coming up tonight on NewsCenter 13 at 5:00pm and 6:00pm.