December 23, 2013

SPARK receives positive publicity in Akron Beacon Journal editorial and feature article

SPARK, a decade-old initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton and now part of the Early Childhood Resource Center, was featured last week in both an article and an editorial in the Akron Beacon Journal. [More]
December 20, 2013

Mercy Medical Center celebrates first anniversary of St. Paul Square

In November, Mercy Medical Center celebrated one year of caring for the residents of Northeast Canton at Mercy Medical Center St. Paul Square. The first to provide services in this designated Health Professionals Shortage Area (HPSA), St. Paul Square operates under the medical home concept of team-based health care delivery. [More]
December 20, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces President and CEO

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced the appointment of Terrence P. Kessler as president and CEO, a role he has served in an interim capacity since July 2013.

As president and CEO, Kessler oversees the health system’s five Catholic hospitals, two skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, three grantmaking foundations, and six health and human services organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. Kessler also continues his role as the health system’s general counsel, a role he assumed in June 2012. [More]
December 19, 2013

Sister Regina Kusnir from Light of Hearts Villa receives Excellence Award from Ohio Assisted Living Association

The Ohio Assisted Living Association recently awarded Sister Regina Kusnir, SC, Light of Hearts Villa’s director of pastoral and special ministries, with the 2013 Honoring Excellence Award for her dedication to caring for the elderly, sick and less fortunate. [More]
December 10, 2013

Regina Health Center celebrates 20 years of providing care and compassion with several anniversary events

Regina Health Center (RHC) celebrated 20 years of care in style with several special events for residents, supporters and caregivers during 2013, including a gala fundraising dinner in downtown Cleveland. [More]
December 6, 2013

Light of Hearts Villa deploys new Wi-Fi emergency call system to enable residents to call for help anywhere

Light of Hearts Villa is the first senior living community in the state of Ohio to deploy the AeroScout® Wi-Fi Emergency Call Solution from STANLEY Healthcare. The system enables residents to call for assistance not only from any location within the multi-story building, but also in the extensive grounds that surround Light of Hearts Villa. [More]
December 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundations sponsor annual South Carolina conference for women religious to discuss ministry and share support

More than 70 sisters from South Carolina, Ohio and other states gathered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in late November to participate in the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI). [More]
December 4, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood seeking mentors and 8th graders; holding training session Thursday Dec. 5

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland are launching a new mentoring program for 8th grade students that live in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. A one-hour training session for adult mentors is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office. They are looking for adults who have four hours a month to offer and 8th graders who would like mentors. [More]
December 2, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam helps open Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, participated in the recent grand opening ceremonies for the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. The center is the only facility in the world that displays the future of health and health care. [More]
November 27, 2013

Sister Joanne Gross named new president of Catholic Community Connection

Catholic Community Connection has announced the appointment of Sister Joanne Gross, OSU, as its new president, replacing Leonard Calabrese, who is retiring. Sister Joanne brings a broad range of experience to this leadership position of Catholic sponsored education, health care, human services and senior living organizations. [More]

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