January 28, 2014

Mercy Heart Center partners with American Heart Association for Go Red for Women initiative

For the second year in a row, Mercy Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center has partnered with the American Heart Association to serve as the 2014 local cause partner for the Go Red for Women initiative. Go Red for Women was created 11 years ago (six years locally) to fight heart disease in women through education and research. [More]
January 27, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton offers Feb. 13 fund development workshop for local nonprofits

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is offering a fund development luncheon workshop February 13 for nonprofit organizations in the Canton area. The workshop is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Mercy Medical Center. [More]
January 24, 2014

SPARK celebrates a decade of serving families

SPARK celebrated its 10th anniversary in late 2013 with more than 200 supporters gathering for a birthday event at Walsh University in Canton, Ohio. SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) is a highly effective, parent-focused kindergarten readiness program that works collaboratively with families, schools and communities. [More]
January 23, 2014

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event Sunday

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event Sunday, January 26, from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Mercy Health Center and STATCARE of Jackson. Tickets are $25 per person and include unlimited soup tastings, bread, dessert, cash bar and many silent auction items. [More]
January 21, 2014

Canton Repository highlights 10 years of SPARK

SPARK, which stands for Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids, celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013. The Canton Repository recently ran an article about SPARK, featuring one of the families the program helps and providing more information about the program. [More]
January 20, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $109,722 to Stark County nutrition-health-fitness program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has awarded $109,722 over three years to the Friends of Stark Parks for the Live Well Stark County nutrition-health-fitness program. Funds will be used to support the program director for Live Well Stark County as the program continues to expand its mission of promoting policy and environmental changes that impact the health of Stark County residents.
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January 16, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative awarded $500,000 over two years

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative received a grant of $250,000 for state fiscal year 2014 and second-year grant funding of $250,000 in 2015 from the Ohio Department of Education’s Straight A Fund. [More]
January 15, 2014

St. John Medical Center opens new wound care center

St. John Medical Center recently opened the Advanced Wound Care Center adjacent to the medical center campus. The center is designed for patients suffering from chronic, non-healing wounds. [More]
January 9, 2014

Sign up by January 15 and get health coverage on February 1

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, since October 1 last year, more than 6 million people have enrolled in new coverage under the health care law. They’ve signed up either for private insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or for the Medicaid program. There’s still time to enroll and have coverage as soon as February 1. All you have to do is sign up with the Health Insurance Marketplace by January 15. [More]
January 8, 2014

St. John Medical Center team brings hope to displaced Syrians

Dr. Eiad Sayed, Kristin Hoops, RN, and Nicki Vacco, RN, from St. John Medical Center (SJMC), have been leading a medical relief team to Jordan every two months. They assist the displaced in their fight to survive the civil war that plagues Syria and will be returning again in January. [More]

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