May I first say how sad I was to learn of the destruction caused by the recent tornadoes. But also how impressed I am with the sacrificial efforts of so many to assure continued and new patient care despite the destruction from the September 10 storms. It reflects the resiliency with which Avera staff have gone the extra mile to fulfill your mission to carry on the healing ministry of Christ. Thank you for that sacrifice and that witness. Be assured of my continued prayers in this time of restoration and diocesan availability to assist in any way.