February 18, 2014

Catholic Community Connection to host Abundant Life for Everyone Program

Catholic Community Connection is hosting a two-day wellness, wholeness and holiness program, Abundant Life for Everyone, March 13-14 at the Ursuline Education Center at Ursuline College. [More]
February 14, 2014

Promise Neighborhood receives civic engagement grant

Cleveland State University (CSU) recently announced that it awarded grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to 20 CSU faculty members representing an array of disciplines and to four CSU student organizations. The grants will support collaborations between CSU and external partners. Among the organizations receiving support is the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative. [More]
February 13, 2014

St. Vincent Charity welcomes new bariatric surgeon

Dr. Craig Eyman recently joined the Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center after returning from a tour of duty as a U.S. Army surgeon stationed in Afghanistan. [More]
February 12, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System promotes four executives

The Sisters of Charity Health System has promoted four leaders in various departments within the health system, which oversees five Catholic hospitals, three grantmaking foundations, two elder care facilities and six outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. Joseph Purton has been named vice president, controller; Robin J. Bachman has been named vice president of government affairs and public policy; James Assenmacher has been named vice president of strategy and business development; and Andrew Motz has been named vice president, chief procurement officer. [More]
February 11, 2014

22nd Annual World Day of the Sick

February 11 is World Day of the Sick, an observation introduced by Pope John Paul II as a way for believers to offer prayers for those suffering from illnesses. The day coincides with the commemoration of Our Lady of Lourdes and is an important opportunity for those who serve in Catholic health ministry to reflect on caring for those who are sick as well as those who provide care to them. [More]
February 7, 2014

#ClevelandGoesRED

We're wearing red for the 43 million mothers, daughters, sisters and friends affected by heart disease. Who are you wearing red for? [More]
February 5, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps community members prepare for new GED test

The General Educational Development (GED) test was recently updated nationwide to better reflect the skills a senior in high school is expected to have mastered upon graduation, as well as to make the test accessible only by computer. In response, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has provided a grant to the Canton City Schools Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) program to help test takers better prepare for the new GED exam.
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February 4, 2014

Mercy Service League scores a big win for Mercy Dental Services

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League scored a big win for Mercy Dental Services and General Practice Dental Residency Endowment at its inaugural Souper Bowl fundraising event. Held January 26 at Mercy Health Center Jackson in Massillon, the Souper Bowl attracted more than 150 guests and raised more than $6,700 for Mercy Dental Services. [More]
February 3, 2014

Sign up with the Health Insurance Marketplace by February 15 have coverage March 1

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, since October 1 last year, millions of 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 March 1. All you have to do is sign up with the Health Insurance Marketplace by February 15. [More]
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]