December 23, 2013

SPARK receives positive publicity in Akron Beacon Journal editorial and feature article

SPARK, a decade-old initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton and now part of the Early Childhood Resource Center, was featured last week in both an article and an editorial in the Akron Beacon Journal. [More]
December 20, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces President and CEO

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced the appointment of Terrence P. Kessler as president and CEO, a role he has served in an interim capacity since July 2013.

As president and CEO, Kessler oversees the health system’s five Catholic hospitals, two skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, three grantmaking foundations, and six health and human services organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. Kessler also continues his role as the health system’s general counsel, a role he assumed in June 2012. [More]
November 27, 2013

Sister Joanne Gross named new president of Catholic Community Connection

Catholic Community Connection has announced the appointment of Sister Joanne Gross, OSU, as its new president, replacing Leonard Calabrese, who is retiring. Sister Joanne brings a broad range of experience to this leadership position of Catholic sponsored education, health care, human services and senior living organizations. [More]
November 4, 2013

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina raises money and awareness for Healthy Learners

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina continues to be a major supporter of Healthy Learners. Over the summer, employees raised $11,146 in support of Healthy Learners. The insurer also highlighted the work Healthy Learners does in its Giving publication.
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October 15, 2013

Gardeners of Greater Cleveland lend green thumbs to Joseph’s Home to install and maintain therapeutic garden

Joseph’s Home residents have received untold health benefits from a therapeutic garden planned and installed by the Gardeners of Greater Cleveland from 2008 to 2009. Since helping install the garden, volunteer Bob Rensel returns to Joseph’s Home throughout the year to tend to plants and consult with Joseph’s Home staff and residents about how to care for all landscaping and gardening around the building. [More]
October 14, 2013

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families provides new resources to help self-represented litigants modify their child support

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and a group of partners have released a new online interactive software and instructional video for custodial and non-custodial parents wanting to modify their child support orders through the South Carolina Family Court. [More]
October 3, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton transitions SPARK Ohio management to the Early Childhood Resource Center

After a decade of managing SPARK Ohio, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has turned over management and operation of the program to the Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) in Canton. [More]
October 2, 2013

Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament tees off October 16

The 14th annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer is October 16. All proceeds benefit Healthy Learners and its mission of helping children across South Carolina by providing them with health care services such as vision care, dental care and hearing evaluations. [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

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]

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