August 23, 2013

Catholic Community Connection hosting annual symposium “Implications of Vatican II for Catholic Social Ministries”

Catholic Community Connection is hosting its annual symposium August 23 at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. Author and John Carroll Professor Edward P. Hahnenberg, PhD, is delivering the keynote address, “Called to Be Leaven in the World: Implications of Vatican II for Catholic Social Ministries.” [More]
July 2, 2013

St. John Medical Center Festival of the Arts celebrates 20 years July 12-14

Now 20 years strong, the St. John Medical Center Festival of the Arts will bring more than 200 fine artists and craftspeople from across the country to Westlake July 12-14. [More]
May 22, 2013

Joseph’s Home 2013 benefit luncheon to help severely ill homeless men

Joseph’s Home will hold its signature annual fundraising event Thursday, June 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel Cleveland Downtown—Lakeside. Dick Russ, former WKYC and WJW television news anchor and current vice president of resource development for North Coast Community Homes, will deliver the keynote address at the event. [More]
May 20, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosting “Living with Mental Illness” event to celebrate Mental Health Month

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and NAMI Greater Cleveland are celebrating Mental Health Month today (Monday, May 20) from 2 to 4 p.m. with a special presentation, “In Our Own Voice: Living with Mental Illness” at Holy Trinity Chapel in St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. The event features two speakers who will provide a comprehensive, interactive presentation about the reality of living with and overcoming mental illness. [More]
May 3, 2013

Regina Health Center’s Holy-In-One fundraiser set to tee off June 17

Regina Health Center’s 14th Annual Holy-In-One Golf Outing is set to tee off Monday, June 17 at Westfield Group Country Club in Westfield Center, Ohio. More than 200 golfers are expected for a day of golf, lunch and evening steak cookout, prizes, and a live auction. [More]
April 30, 2013

Regina Health Center celebrates 20 years of caring

In the founding days of Regina Health Center in 1993, a new resident, Sister Miriam Therese, CSJ, walked through the front door for the first time, paused, looked around and said to those around her, “We are many congregations coming to Regina Health Center, but we will be one community.” To mark 20 years, Regina Health Center is hosting a 20th anniversary celebration and fundraising gala September 28 at the historic Silver Grille at the Higbee Building in Cleveland. [More]
April 12, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosting wellness fair Saturday, April 13 in Cleveland

In celebration of April being Minority Health Month, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting a free community wellness fair Saturday, April 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Tri-C Metro campus gym in Cleveland. The wellness fair is being funded by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
April 10, 2013

Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center sponsors brain function conference April 13

Mercy Medical Center’s Regional Rehabilitation Center is sponsoring a brain function conference, "The Executive Functions of the Brain & Higher-Order Cognition (Recent Findings & Ideas)," April 13 in Canton, Ohio. The conference, open to physicians, therapists and other health care professionals, is designed to provide the latest information regarding the structure of the brain, the anatomy of the skull and causes of brain problems.
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March 8, 2013

Health System Leaders Continue Call to Extend Medicaid

Through the Affordable Care Act, states may expand Medicaid coverage to persons up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Increasing access to Medicaid will give 450,000 to 600,000 uninsured Ohioans and approximately 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians the dignity of health insurance. The debate is in the state legislatures. Voices are needed now to encourage extension of Medicaid coverage. [More]
December 18, 2012

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hospice to benefit from “An Evening with Jim Tressel” January 24

The community is invited to “An Evening with Jim Tressel” January 24 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Lake High School, 1025 Lake Center St., Uniontown, Ohio, to benefit Mercy Hospice. Tressel is the former head football coach at The Ohio State University and currently serves as the vice president of strategic engagement at the University of Akron. He will be holding a meet and greet with dessert from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Lake High School cafeteria. A talk and discussion with Tressel will follow from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in the high school’s performing arts hall. Tickets for the event are $15. To purchase tickets, visit the Seat Yourself website. All proceeds will benefit Mercy Medical Center’s Hospice program. Mercy Hospice is dedicated to helping patients with a life-limiting illness achieve the best quality of life possible while offering respite and comfort to their caregivers and loved ones. Serving adults and children with a terminal illness, Hospice gives patients the opportunity to remain at home, or in a home-like setting, with the people and things they cherish most. Mercy Medical Center is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

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