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Morris Bank Donates $150,000 to Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin through Georgia HEART Rural Tax Credit Program

Funds will support Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin in providing high-quality patient care

Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin is pleased to announce its receipt of a $150,000 donation from Morris Bank in partnership with the Georgia HEART Rural Tax Credit Program.

“This contribution through the Georgia HEART Rural Tax Credit Program will help Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin continue to provide high-quality care to patients in Milledgeville, and elevate the services we offer as we meet the needs of patients in the Baldwin County and Lake Oconee region,” said Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin CEO Todd Dixon. Thank you Morris Bank for your generosity and support.”

Morris Bank is a community bank rooted in middle and south Georgia with nine branches in Dublin, Gray, Houston County and Bulloch County, and a mortgage services center in Milledgeville. In an effort to give back and support the communities it serves, Morris Bank partnered with the Georgia HEART Rural Tax Credit Program to assist Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin in serving area families.

“We are fortunate to have quality health care here in Milledgeville-Baldwin County, and we believe this is an essential driver to developing and growing this community,” said Chairman and CEO of Morris Bank, Spence Mullis. “We appreciate all that Atrium Health Navicent provides to this area and are proud to partner with them through the Georgia HEART Hospital Program to continue serving the health care needs of this community.”

Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin is a 140-bed, acute care facility located in Milledgeville that provides 24/7 emergency services, radiology services, women's services and general medical and surgical services to the 150,000 residents living in Baldwin and surrounding counties, and the Lake Oconee region.

Georgia businesses and individuals can contribute to the Georgia HEART Rural Tax Credit Program through June 30, 2022, or until a $60 million cap on contributions is met. By directing state taxes to qualified rural hospitals, taxpayers receive a 100 percent state income tax credit.

Fifty-five Georgia hospitals benefit from contributions, including Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin, Atrium Health Navicent Peach, Monroe County Hospital and Putnam General Hospital. For more information, or to contribute, visit www.georgiaheart.org.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation’s leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home – including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation. For more information, please visit www.NavicentHealth.org.

About Morris Bank

In an ever-changing banking environment, Morris Bank still takes a common-sense approach and leverages practical financial solutions and mortgage services. Decisions have been made locally since 1954, and the Morris Bank team is ready to make banking easy for you. To learn what it means to Bank Blue or to find out more about our Code Blue philosophy, visit www.morris.bank. Member FDIC.