January 24, 2014

SPARK celebrates a decade of serving families

SPARK celebrated its 10th anniversary in late 2013 with more than 200 supporters gathering for a birthday event at Walsh University in Canton, Ohio. SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) is a highly effective, parent-focused kindergarten readiness program that works collaboratively with families, schools and communities. [More]
January 23, 2014

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event Sunday

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event Sunday, January 26, from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Mercy Health Center and STATCARE of Jackson. Tickets are $25 per person and include unlimited soup tastings, bread, dessert, cash bar and many silent auction items. [More]
January 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina elects 2014 officers and adds new officers to its board of trustees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina board of trustees has elected its 2014 officers and added two new officers to its board. [More]
January 21, 2014

Canton Repository highlights 10 years of SPARK

SPARK, which stands for Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids, celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013. The Canton Repository recently ran an article about SPARK, featuring one of the families the program helps and providing more information about the program. [More]
January 20, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $109,722 to Stark County nutrition-health-fitness program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has awarded $109,722 over three years to the Friends of Stark Parks for the Live Well Stark County nutrition-health-fitness program. Funds will be used to support the program director for Live Well Stark County as the program continues to expand its mission of promoting policy and environmental changes that impact the health of Stark County residents.
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January 17, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Katrina Spigner receives TWIN Award

The Palmetto Center for Women (PCW) honored Katrina Spigner, senior program director at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, with a 2014 Education TWIN Award at its 34th annual TWIN Awards Tuesday, January 14, in Columbia, South Carolina. [More]
January 16, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative awarded $500,000 over two years

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative received a grant of $250,000 for state fiscal year 2014 and second-year grant funding of $250,000 in 2015 from the Ohio Department of Education’s Straight A Fund. [More]
January 15, 2014

St. John Medical Center opens new wound care center

St. John Medical Center recently opened the Advanced Wound Care Center adjacent to the medical center campus. The center is designed for patients suffering from chronic, non-healing wounds. [More]
January 10, 2014

Healthy Learners shows consistently positive results in evaluation

Twenty-one years after it was founded, Healthy Learners continues to show positive outcomes among all of its constituent groups, which include students, parents, school nurses and medical providers. The findings come from a study conducted by evaluation consultant Cathy Blume, M.Ed. [More]
January 9, 2014

Sign up by January 15 and get health coverage on February 1

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, since October 1 last year, more than 6 million people have enrolled in new coverage under the health care law. They’ve signed up either for private insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or for the Medicaid program. There’s still time to enroll and have coverage as soon as February 1. All you have to do is sign up with the Health Insurance Marketplace by January 15. [More]

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