March 8, 2012

Cleveland Mayor Says Economic Forecast Looking Brighter in State of the City Address

The Sisters of Charity Health System was pleased to be a supporting sponsor of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s State of the City Address today. Pictured with Mayor Jackson are (from left) Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, Sisters of Charity Health System president and CEO, Sr. Joan Gallagher, CSA, and Joanne Clark, St. Vincent Charity Development Foundation. For a copy of the mayor's speech in its entirety, visit the City of Cleveland's website. You can also read more about it at WCPN's website.              
February 28, 2012

Get Out and Vote March 6! And Support Cuyahoga County’s Issue 15—Health and Human Services Renewal Levy

With one week until voting on March 6, the Sisters of Charity Health System reminds residents of Cuyahoga County to support Issue 15, the 2012 Cuyahoga County Health and Human Services renewal levy.The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) Board of Directors recently passed a resolution endorsing Issue 15, the 2012 Cuyahoga County Health and Human Services renewal levy. The resolution noted in part “Whereas, SCHS and our sponsored ministries address the critical needs of adults, families, youth and children in our communities; and our mission therefore mirrors the intent of the Health and Human Services levy; and whereas, we share a mutual interest with Cuyahoga County in advancing the common good, particularly for our low-income and vulnerable neighbors; now therefore, be it resolved that the Board of Directors of SCHS recognizes the far-reaching importance of the passage of Issue 15 …and … that the Board of Directors of SCHS supports the renewal of Issue 15… and encourages the individual and organizational members of the Health System and our sponsored ministries to join this Board in actively advocating for its passage on Tuesday, March 6, 2012.” The SCHS Board of Directors welcomed Matt Carroll, Chief of Staff, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, to its board meeting earlier this month. Carroll spoke with members of the board and received a copy of the approved resolution. For pictures from his visit, please visit the SCHS Facebook page.
June 28, 2011

Building Healthy Communities to Host Farmers Market Days in Solon, OH

Fresh, locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables raised by Cleveland urban teen farmers known as the Garden Boyz will be available for purchase bi-weekly at the Solon Medical Campus of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Garden Boyz is an urban teen farmers program of Building Healthy Communities, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The young farmers grow pesticide-free produce in Cleveland using organic methods for farmers markets, including those held at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, the Cuyahoga County administration building and Western Reserve Area on Aging senior programs. More...
June 24, 2011

Presentations Announced for Ohio Health Literacy Conference

Eighteen abstracts have been selected for break-out sessions at the inaugural Ohio Health Literacy Conference being held October 12-13 at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland. More...
June 17, 2011

Destination Ohio Online Auction Now Open; Proceeds to Benefit Early Childhood Resource Center

Bids are now being accepted for the online auction for the 5th annual Destination Ohio, a fund-raising event for the Early Childhood Resource Center. A live auction will take place on June 23 at The Canton Club, located at 101 Central Plaza South in Canton, Ohio. Destination Ohio’s mission is to promote state tourism and local businesses while raising money to support programs and services at the Early Childhood Resource Center. More...
June 17, 2011

Sun Newspapers Features Upcoming St. John Medical Center Renovations and Groundbreaking Ceremony

St. John Medical Center, which is co-owned by University Hospitals and Sisters of Charity Health System, was featured in a recent Sun Newspapers article describing details of the planned renovations and upcoming groundbreaking ceremony to kick-off the project. St. John Medical Center in Westlake is set for a major overhaul More...
June 17, 2011

Father’s Day celebrations planned by South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families programs

In celebration of Father’s Day, programs of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families are holding a series of family-friendly events, June 18.More...
June 17, 2011

Concert by Nashville Musicians to Benefit Healthy Learners

In the spirit of Nashville and its famous Bluebird Café, local musicians will share their songs and the stories behind them on June 30 at “Songwriters in the Round,” an annual benefit for Healthy Learners. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at Litchfield by the Sea Beach Clubhouse, located at 780 Retreat Beach Circle, in Pawleys Island, S.C. The concert will feature acoustic performances by Sarah Majors, Megan Mullins, Shawn Camp and Phillip Lammonds. More...
June 16, 2011

Series of Forums Aims to Show What National Health Reform Will Mean to You

A series of three forums held at Cleveland State University in May and June aims to help attendees learn more about national health care reform. Free and open to the public, the forums are designed to encourage dialogue between citizens, government leaders and stakeholders in health care. More...
May 26, 2011

Joseph’s Home Executive Director to Speak at First Friday Club of Cleveland

Georgette Jackson, executive director of Joseph’s Home, will present “Serving the Least among Us” as keynote speaker at the First Friday Club of Cleveland meeting on June 2 at noon. More...

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