September 30, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center sponsors recovery 5k walk/run in Cleveland

As a part of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s celebration of Recovery Month in September, the hospital sponsored the 2013 Celebrating Recovery 5k Walk/Run September 14. Several hundred runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural event. [More]
September 27, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland honored for innovative housing and community development partnerships

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in partnership with the Council on Foundations, as one of 10 recipients of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The award honors philanthropic funders for their innovative public-philanthropic collaborations designed to address housing and community development challenges. [More]
September 26, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for total hip and knee replacement program

Mercy Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its total joint replacement program for hips and knees. The gold seal recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. [More]
September 26, 2013

Join the Early Childhood Resource Center for a day of fun this Sunday at the “A Day in Candy Land” fundraiser

Join the Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) this Sunday (Sept. 29) for a day of family fun at the exciting new fundraising event, A Day in Candy Land, which runs from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cultural Center for the Arts in Canton. [More]
September 25, 2013

Mercy Medical Center hosting community information session Sept. 26 about new CT lung screening option

Mercy Medical Center is hosting a free community information session about new low-dose CT (LDCT) lung screening Thursday, September 26, in the Mercy Hall Auditorium beginning at 5:30 p.m. The LDCT lung screening is the latest weapon in the war against lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women worldwide. [More]
September 25, 2013

Joseph’s Home helps residents keep their cool with new air conditioning

For Joseph’s Home residents, summer sunshine and heat often meant uncomfortable, even dangerous, conditions inside their rooms. Over the course of a month during July and August, a contractor installed necessary electrical upgrades before cooling units were installed in the walls of each room. [More]
September 24, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam honored with Sam Miller Goodness Award at Project Love’s annual Celebration of Goodness luncheon

Sister Judith Ann Karam, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, received the Sam Miller Goodness Award September 12 from Project Love at its annual Celebration of Goodness luncheon. Project Love also honored Governor John Kasich, and Jane and Lee Seidman. [More]
September 24, 2013

Early Childhood Resource Center hosts "A Day In Candy Land" for families in northeast Ohio

On September 29, northeast Ohioans can support the healthy development of children by joining the Early Childhood Resource Center for a benefit event that will transform the Cultural Center for the Arts in Canton into a life-size Candy Land for one fun-filled day. [More]
September 23, 2013

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families develops new guide to help fathers expunge criminal records

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families recently released a new “Guide to Expungement in South Carolina” to help fathers with criminal records erase an arrest or conviction from their record, which can be a barrier to obtaining employment, student loans and even housing. [More]
September 22, 2013

Fill the coverage gap for the most vulnerable workers by extending Medicaid in Ohio

Susanna Krey, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and senior vice president of foundations, outreach and external affairs at the Sisters of Charity Health System, wrote an op/ed published in The Plain Dealer on September 22, 2013, calling for lawmakers to fill the coverage gap for the most vulnerable workers by extending Medicaid in Ohio. [More]

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