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TCHC Block Party

Photos by Rachelle Klemme Isaac Heppner slides down one of the inflatables. Tri-County Health Care's Summer Block Party was held Tuesday in its west parking lot. TCHC President Joel Beiswenger said they had a better than expected turnout, and they were likely to make the block party an annual event.1 / 5
Paramedic Matt Smiles, right, shows the LifeLink III helicopter to Cami Dick and her kids, Carrson and Keeley, as other curious spectators gather around. Carrson had been in the helicopter before, but was too young to remember the day he had to be airlifted after his birth at TCHC.2 / 5
Xander Wedde checks out the height between seats and handrails inside an ambulance. Lindsay Tibbetts, background, brought her kids to the emergency vehicle tours as part of Tri-County Health Care's summer block party.3 / 5
Emma Hinton, center, tries on a backpack, while Jeremy Meyer of TCHC's physical therapy department gives information to Breanne Kenny, holding Jaxyn Kenny. Family members also enjoyed backpack and helmet fittings at the Summer Block.4 / 5
Don Niles of Wadena, left, and Al Doty of Royalton, Minn. view Jaws of Life equipment presented by Jason Wright of the Wadena Fire Department. Firefighter Brent Johnson (not pictured) said the fire department is trying to raise $17,000 for new Jaws of Life equipment, and as of Tuesday, they raised $14,011 with the hope to get the rest of the funds in time to order in August.5 / 5