March 30, 2017

Health care and community leaders welcome new SCHS president & CEO at GCHI event

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio medical and community leaders recently gathered at the Global Center for Health Innovation to welcome Thomas J. Strauss as president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. More than 300 community and industry leaders gathered for the event, which featured a keynote from Tom, as well as remarks from Sister Judith Ann Karam CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine; Robert Spangler M.D., board chair of the Sisters of Charity Health System; and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. [More]
March 29, 2017

Healthy Learners adds new officers to board of trustees

Healthy Learners recently announced a new slate of officers to its board of trustees for the next two years. The new officers are: Chairman Matthew Roberts of Nexsen Pruet, LLC; Vice Chairman Deborah D. Locklair of McLeod Health; Secretary Cleo F. Richardson of the Pee Dee Education Center; and Treasurer Rich Williams of Unum US. [More]
February 24, 2017

Early Childhood Resource Center highlights SPARK success story

SPARK, which stands for Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids, is a parent-focused intervention program that gets kids ready for kindergarten. The Early Childhood Resource Center, which handles SPARK management and operations, featured the story of one family who is taking full advantage of the program in its “ECRC Impact” electronic newsletter. [More]
February 3, 2017

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families program receives Healthy Insights grant money

A Father's Place, which is part of a network of fatherhood programs reaching across South Carolina that is supported and coordinated by the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, received a check for $25,000 as part of a Healthy Insights Grant from the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development. The money will be used to improve economic conditions and health for low-wealth families. [More]
January 9, 2017

Thomas J. Strauss to lead Sisters of Charity Health System

Thomas J. Strauss has been selected as the new president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Headquartered in Cleveland, the health system includes two Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations addressing the root causes of poverty, and five outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. [More]
November 28, 2016

Stark Education Partnership highlights success of SPARK kindergarten readiness program

SPARK, which stands for Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids, continues to be successful at getting kids ready for kindergarten. The Stark Education Program highlighted some of these successes in a recent newsletter article. [More]
November 23, 2016

Healthy Learners awards Dawn Staley the 2016 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award

Healthy Learners has named Dawn Staley, University of South Carolina head women’s basketball coach, as the 2016 Healthy Learners Champion for Children award recipient. [More]
November 10, 2016

Promise Neighborhood director discusses youth violence at Cleveland City Council forum

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Director Lowell Perry Jr. recently participated in the “Community Conversation: Solutions for Addressing Violence” event hosted by Cleveland City Council. Perry was on a panel at the event to discuss current programs addressing ongoing violence in the Central community. [More]
November 4, 2016

Healthy Learners highlights successful 2015-16 school year serving children in latest newsletter

Healthy Learners is devoted to removing children's health barriers to learning with love and compassion, which can be seen in the number of children it serves and the personal stories told by those children and families. Read more in the latest issue of the "Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners" newsletter. [More]
October 5, 2016

Early Childhood Resource Center hosts annual “The Big, Big, Really Big Toy Box” fundraiser

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) hosted an afternoon of family fun September 25 at The Big, Big, REALLY BIG Toy Box fundraiser, which transformed the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts into a giant toy box. [More]

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