Hospital Transportation

Shrine Hospital Transportation

The Shrine also provides you with free transportation in a handicap accessible van for your family to and from the hospital. If you need assistance with scheduling a ride, or you simply would like to obtain more information on transportation feel free to contact our office or any of the numbers listed below.

2017 Shrine Transportation Officers



George Alex

cell: (219) 762-6422


Vice President

Tom Leisure

cell: (219) 405-0066

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Bill Snyder

cell: (219) 577-2117

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Paul Crowell

cell: (219) 477-2694

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Transportation Unit Meetings

The Transportation Unit has its own meetings at the location and times listed below if you as a Shriner-or someone who needs more information or would like to discuss the services you currently have.

We meet on: The 1st Tuesday of month for 8am breakfast with 9am meeting.

At: Tates Place 3051 Willowcreek Rd Portage, IN 46368

Dues: $15 per year

Type of Uniform: None


We have vans located in Knox, Hobart and South Bend.

To arrange transportation to get to a Shriners’ Hospital in either Chicago or Cincinnati, please contact one of the following:

Knox & Michigan City area


Dave Shepard

cell: (219) 926-8577

Gary, Hobart and Portage area


George Alex

cell: (219) 762-6422

South Bend area


Ed Higgins

cell: (574) 654-7703