February 25, 2013

SPARK Races to Expand

As part of its Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant competition, the U. S. Department of Education awarded a grant of almost $70 million to the State of Ohio, to improve programs serving high-need young children and to carefully measure the results of these programs. [More]
February 23, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force

The vision of the Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force is that one day there will be no traumatized children in Stark County. That’s a sizable goal that will take time to achieve. But until then, this singularly dedicated group is working to prevent trauma, identify it early and treat children affected by it. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton representatives have been involved with the task force since its inception. [More]
February 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton publishes latest issue of “Mission Matters” newsletter

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton continues to focus on early childhood needs and oral health. In the latest edition of its newsletter, "Mission Matters," the foundation discusses its work with the Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force and more. [More]
February 21, 2013

Mercy Cancer Center nurse awarded “Best Mixed Media” in Lilly Oncology On Canvas National Art Competition

Jane Westfall, an oncology nurse at Mercy Medical Center, recently won a national award from the Lilly Oncology On Canvas competition in the "Best Mixed Media by a Family Member, Friend or Caregiver" category. She received a $1,000 donation in her name to the cancer-charity of her choice. She chose Mercy Cancer Center. [More]
February 19, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces Leadership in Diversity Award call for nominations

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is looking for an organization whose work and commitment toward diversity has left an impact on South Carolina. The foundation is accepting nominations for its third annual Leadership in Diversity Award through April 30. [More]
February 18, 2013

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families featured in “Catholic Health World” newspaper

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and its Nurse Practitioner Dawn Pender are featured in the February 15 edition of Catholic Health World. The article highlights the center’s mission and the work Pender does as she helps medically underserved men receive proper healthcare. [More]
February 18, 2013

Prayer for today - a reflection on the first week of Lent

The crowd of people on the banks of the River Jordan had walked long distances to be there to hear the man known as John the Baptist. Perhaps, they thought, if they found themselves compelled to do so and brave enough, they would walk forward and be immersed in the river by the Prophet. On this day John told the crowd that he baptized using water, but that one was coming who would baptize with the Holy Spirit and fire. [More]
February 13, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives Healthy Ohio Worksite Award for fifth consecutive year

Mercy Medical Center was one of 12 Ohio hospitals and health systems to earn recognition as a 2012 Healthy Ohio Worksite Award recipient. The awards are presented by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Healthy Ohio. [More]
February 13, 2013

Prayer for today – a Lenten reflection for Ash Wednesday

This is one of those years when Easter comes early. It feels like we are moving very quickly from Advent to Christmas to Epiphany to Lent. Maybe everything happens more quickly these days. How can we turn ourselves around this quickly from the joy of the birth of Christ to the somber time of Lent? Yet here we are, taking on the ashes that remind us that our worldly life is short and our life in God is forever. [More]
February 8, 2013

Akron Beacon Journal highlights Regina Health Center’s high patient and family satisfaction scores

The Ohio Department of Aging ranks Regina Health Center the highest in Summit County for nursing home family and patient satisfaction. The Akron Beacon Journal ran an article on February 4 about Regina Health Center and the release of the family satisfaction scores. [More]

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