April 1, 2014

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families adds new location to reach more fathers

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families is adding a new fatherhood program in Aiken, South Carolina, and recently held a kickoff event there to introduce its ministry as it prepares to begin operations in the community. [More]
March 26, 2014

Sister of Charity Health System and MetroHealth remind Clevelanders about deadline for Health Insurance Marketplace

Today, volunteers the Sister of Charity Health System visited lunch-time crowds at the historic Westside Market in Cleveland, Ohio, to help make sure people know about affordable health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The outreach effort was a last-minute push to raise awareness about the March 31 open enrollment deadline for coverage starting in 2014 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. At the Westside Market, the Sisters of Charity Health System volunteers were joined by friends from the MetroHealth System in handing out free bottles of water wrapped with information driving people to HealthCare.gov. [More]
March 21, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps give kids a smile

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helped promote the recent Give Kids a Smile Day at five Canton City elementary schools, with foundation Care Coordinator Danielle Bunner dressing as the tooth fairy to spread the word about good oral health. She asked students to pledge to brush their teeth for two minutes twice a day, and handed out “two-minute pledge” kits containing oral health supplies and books. [More]
March 20, 2014

CMSD, Promise Neighborhood and others partner to increase preschool enrollment

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District announced plans at a March 11 press conference at Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school Marion-Sterling Elementary to increase investments in early learning. The plan, known as PreK4CLE, has a goal to place 2,000 more 4-year-olds into quality preschool in Cleveland within the next two years, up from 1,200 today. [More]
March 19, 2014

Healthy Learners opens voting for School Nurse Superstars

Healthy Learners invites residents from across the Midlands of South Carolina to vote for the state’s best school nurses through the Healthy Learners School Nurse Superstar contest. [More]
March 18, 2014

Mercy Dental Clinic receives high marks from patients and dental residents

The Mercy Dental Clinic at Mercy Medical Center received high marks from patients and dental residents in a recently released report from independent evaluator Dr. Catherine Demko. Dr. Demko compiled and analyzed data on the impact of both the dental clinic and the Mercy General Practice Residency in Dentistry program.
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March 17, 2014

Three additional Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood schools named investment schools

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has added 10 more schools to its list of “investment schools,” including three schools in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The 10 new schools join 13 other Cleveland schools that receive intensive help to turn around their academic results. [More]
March 14, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides free foot care at Homeless Stand Down

Medical residents and their directors from the podiatry department at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center volunteered their time and expertise at the 2014 Homeless Stand Down event in January in Cleveland. The caregivers provided foot and ankle screenings for more than 115 patients at the event. [More]
March 12, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina vice chair selected for Riley Institute Diversity Leaders Initiative

Nexsen Pruet attorney and Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Vice Chair Rick Mendoza has been selected as a participant for the 7th Midlands Class of The Riley Institute at Furman Diversity Leaders Initiative. [More]
March 11, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosts live online Q&A with cardiologist

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently invited the public to participate in a live online conversation about heart health with Dr. Michael Koch, a board-certified cardiologist. The question-and-answer event took place on the hospital’s website and Facebook page, where people connected directly with Dr. Koch.
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