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Roby, Cowell join St. Joseph's Foundation board of directors

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Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center announces the recent addition of Angella Roby and David Cowell to the Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Foundation board of directors.

Roby is a controller at Oakridge Homes, Inc., which was established in 1980 to provide residential and community support services for individuals with special needs. They offer residential settings in six counties.

Cowell is a wealth management adviser with Northwestern Mutual. Cowell was born at St. Joseph’s Medical Center and grew up a few blocks from the hospital. His two children were also born at St. Joseph’s.

St. Joseph’s Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center and Clinics. To learn more about the foundation, serve on the board, make a donation or apply for a grant, contact Anderson at 218-828-7564 or

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