May 1, 2013

Early Childhood Resource Center improves language skills for both Hispanic American parents and their children

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) launched a unique Hispanic Outreach Program in September 2012. The program provides Hispanic American children with kindergarten readiness skills through weekly sessions while their parents learn English as a Second Language (ESL) at the same time through a unique collaboration with the Canton City Schools. [More]
May 1, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam delivers testimony to Ohio Senate Medicaid Finance Subcommittee

Today in Columbus, Ohio, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, delivered the testimony to the Ohio Senate Medicaid Finance Subcommittee. [More]
May 1, 2013

Friend-Ship Center steps up with help from ECRC

For Friend-Ship Center Director Sue Neading and her staff, the Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) has been a valuable resource since both centers opened in 2000. The Friend-Ship Center fills an important gap on Canton’s south side, providing pre-school and child care to 125 young children, before- and after-school care for children to age 12, and a full summer program.The ECRC provides the Friend-Ship Center with a variety of staff training and use of the ECRC Production Lab, and helps the center implement the latest best practices in early childhood education. [More]
April 29, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s addiction medicine fellowship gets accreditation

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is one of eight U.S. hospitals nationwide to gain accreditation recently for its addiction medicine fellowship program by the American Board of Addiction Medicine Foundation. [More]
April 25, 2013

Early Childhood Resource Center provides $1 million in annual local impact

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) annually provides $1 million in value to the early learning community in Stark County, according to an independent research study—and as reported in the inaugural edition of the ECRC Community Chronicle newsletter. [More]
April 24, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Austen BioInnovation form strategic partnership

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) have formed a strategic innovation partnership intended to create an innovation-oriented pathway for surgeons to explore and commercialize new ideas and solutions. Working closely with a select group of surgeons at the hospital, the ABIA partnership will provide St. Vincent with engineering and technology development resources necessary to develop medical devices and solutions that have clinical and commercial potential. [More]
April 12, 2013

Medicaid expansion will help most vulnerable

"There is simply no policy decision that has greater potential to improve health access and therefore improve the health status of our state than extending Medicaid coverage," said Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in a guest column published today in The State newspaper. [More]
April 4, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina dedicates new education center

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina held a dedication and blessing ceremony March 25 for its new education center. More than 50 guests joined in the celebration. The education center is part of an initiative to improve the skills and abilities of nonprofit organizations in South Carolina. [More]
April 2, 2013

Mercy Medical Center now offers MRI-guided breast biopsy

Mercy Medical Center is now performing MRI-guided breast biopsies, which means Mercy can offer eligible patients in the Canton, Ohio, area the minimally invasive procedure closer to where they live. [More]
March 25, 2013

Register to win $5,000 for the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families in the “Drive for Charity” event

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has an opportunity to receive a $5,000 donation through a Columbia car dealer’s Drive for Charity event. By registering for the Galeana Chrysler Jeep charity event, participants have a chance to win $1,000 for themselves and $5,000 for the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]

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