June 6, 2017

DADS 2 GRADS event encourages South Carolina fathers to continue their education

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families hosted the second annual DADS 2 GRADS educational community summit in May. DADS 2 GRADS is a collaborative effort between the center and several community partners to connect fathers to resources to enable them to take their education to the next level and obtain better paying jobs. [More]
June 5, 2017

Mercy raises $250,000 for women’s cancer services during inaugural Wine Women & Shoes Fundraiser

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League recently held its inaugural Wine Women & Shoes event in Canton. The fundraiser offered attendees an upscale afternoon of shopping, wine tasting, silent and live auctions, and a high-energy fashion show, raising more than $250,000 to benefit Mercy Medical Center Women’s Cancer Services. [More]
June 2, 2017

Early Childhood Resource Center reaches out in at-risk neighborhoods

The mission of the Early Childhood Resource Center is to promote the healthy development of young children by strengthening families, improving the quality of early learning experiences, increasing school and community readiness, and informing public policy. To help accomplish its mission, the center holds a number of summer programs in Canton’s neighborhoods. Lywanda, Nickie and their six children are regulars at the center’s summer neighborhood programs and were profiled on the center’s website. [More]
May 31, 2017

Service league raises $185,000 for Mercy transformation project

At its annual membership banquet held recently in Canton, the Mercy Service League presented Mercy Medical Center with proceeds from the 2016 Harvest Ball, which totaled $185,000. Last year’s Harvest Ball benefitted Mercy’s facility transformation project to renovate the fifth floor orthopedic/observation unit. [More]
May 26, 2017

Tell your senators to oppose the House health care repeal and replace bill

As Congress prepares to recess next week for Memorial Day, the Senate is moving closer to formulating legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Sisters of Charity Health System has strongly opposed the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), and the most recent analysis of that bill has done nothing to lessen the harm it will do to millions of Americans who have gained coverage under the ACA and who rely on the Medicaid program. It is critical that all senators hear about our opposition to the House AHCA bill, that it is unfixable, and the need for the Senate to start over to fix the ACA. [More]
May 24, 2017

Early Childhood Resource Center releases Spring-Summer 2017 Training Calendar

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) has released its Spring-Summer 2017 Training Calendar, which details all the upcoming programs the ECRC has planned for the next three months. Activities include family programs and professional development opportunities for educators and care providers. [More]
May 17, 2017

Three generations of nursing family provide care to Mercy Medical Center patients

For the past 44 years, Suzanne Meyer, RN, has been part of the Mercy Medical Center family—just like her mom before her. Now three of her daughters are following in her footsteps. The family, and their dedication to nursing, was recently profiled in The Canton Repository. [More]
May 15, 2017

Early Childhood Resource Center opens new interactive texture garden

The Early Childhood Resource Center has installed a permanent new interactive texture garden and hosted a grand opening Thursday, May 11. The garden, which is the first installation of its kind in Stark County, is designed to provide children with a one-of-a-kind sensory experience. [More]
May 10, 2017

Sisters of Charity statement about the American Health Care Act legislation

The Sisters of Charity Health System firmly believes that families and communities are stronger when everyone has access to quality, affordable health care. We are deeply disappointed with last week’s vote in the House of Representatives to narrowly approve legislation that threatens the health coverage millions of Americans have gained through the Affordable Care Act. In addition, the proposed restructuring and cuts to Medicaid in the American Health Care Act will have devastating consequences for the many poor and vulnerable populations who rely on the program. [More]
May 9, 2017

Central Promise Neighborhood hosts ‘reverse ride along’ for new Cleveland Police recruits

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Jan Thrope, community activist and founder of Inner Visions of Cleveland, hosted a "reverse ride along" for 49 new Cleveland Police recruits in April. The program is a re-imagining of the traditional police ride along as it reverses roles and lets the community design the tour and highlight people, places and resources they would like to introduce to Cleveland's newest police officers. [More]

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