Lewisburg

Afternoon Qi with Tea

1 year 25 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Dancing Bear Farm)

Qigong (pronounced “chee gung”) is an ancient Chinese system of gentle movement, breathing techniques, and meditation that cultivates one’s vital energy or qi. more»

Cable TV Franchise Agreements Offer Opportunities for Municipalities

1 year 26 weeks ago

One of the lesser known responsibilities of municipal officials is contract negotiations for cable television franchises. SEDA-COG has scheduled a series of meetings in June to educate elected and non-elected officials about their rights and potential benefits related to the negotiating process. more»

Full Moon Drumming at Dancing Bear Farm

1 year 26 weeks ago

Gather for joyous noise and rhythm-making each month as we watch the sunset in the west and the Full Moon rise over the eastern horizon with Full Moon Drumming at Dancing Bear Farm. The next event is Saturday, May 25, 7:00 – 8:30 PM. more»

SEDA-COG Report: JUne 2013

1 year 26 weeks ago

Firm Finds Success with Region's Business Assistance Providers

1 year 27 weeks ago

Artificial intelligence and “knowledge capture” are among cutting edge technologies advanced by Discovery Machine, a small, growing business in Williamsport, PA. Software developed through Discovery Machine is utilized for training, simulation, and behavior modeling. more»

Evangelical Named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite

1 year 27 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital recently earned the distinction of being a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association. The honor is granted to companies that aim to improve the health and wellness of their employees. more»

Evangelical Auxiliary Raises nearly $45,000 for Hospital Programs

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1 year 27 weeks ago

The Evangelical Auxiliary held its Annual Spring Luncheon at the Country Cupboard, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. The Auxiliary holds various events throughout the year to raise funds for Evangelical Hospice, The Family Place, the Thyra M. more»

2013 Rail Excursion Schedule in Central Pennsylvania

1 year 27 weeks ago

The first of 60 individual rail excursions in Central Pennsylvania will be heldSaturday, May 25more»

Nurses Honored During National Nurses Week

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1 year 28 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital nurses were honored on Monday, May 6, 2013, with a visit from Lewisburg Mayor Judith Wagner, who did an informal presentation of a Mayoral Proclamation praising the work of Evangelical nurses and nurses everywhere for the compassionate care, skill, and dedication they provide to their patients. more»

Evangelical’s New Find A Doctor Line

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1 year 28 weeks ago

A New, Personal Approach to Finding A Doctor

Evangelical Community Hospital has a more personal way to get patients in touch with a doctor - no automated messages or menus - just a live person asking you the right questions to help you find a doctor to meet your needs. more»

Applications Submitted for Federal Transportation Funds

1 year 28 weeks ago

Four Central Pennsylvania communities and one municipal authority have applied for funds through the federal government’s Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). more»

Community Sing! at Dancing Bear Farm

1 year 28 weeks ago

Bring a lawn chair, your favorite campfire songs, perhaps your favorite campfire instrument – guitar, harmonica, ukulele – and definitely your voice and love of song for a Commun more»

National Hospital Week Puts Spotlight Hospitals as a Guiding Light

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1 year 29 weeks ago

 A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community. more»

20 Regional Companies Nominated for Awards

1 year 29 weeks ago

Twenty companies in Central Pennsylvania have been nominated for the Governor’s ImpPAct Awards, a new program for the Commonwealth, designed to recognize companies and individuals who are investing in Pennsylvania and creating jobs. more»

Bridge Projects in Central Pennsylvania

1 year 29 weeks ago

Work on three bridges in the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority's (JRA) system will be occurring this year. Bids have been awarded for two of them and a third bid opening is scheduled for late May. more»

Evangelical Accredited as a Primary Stroke Center

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1 year 30 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital has been accredited by DNV Healthcare Inc. as a Primary Stroke Center. The accreditation is a national endorsement of the excellence of Evangelical’s existing, full-spectrum stroke program. more»

Evangelical Safety and Security Staff Attend Homeland Security Training

1 year 30 weeks ago
Gregg Rokavec, Director of Environmental Safety and Security at Evangelical Community Hospital along with Stanley Hudson, Safety and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator.

Gregg Rokavec, Director of Environmental Safety and Security at Evangelical Community Hospital along with Stanley Hudson, Safety and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, recently returned from a five-day course on Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents put on by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). more»

Susquehanna Greenway eConnections April 2013

1 year 30 weeks ago

Lewis, Ronald P.

1 year 32 weeks ago

Ronald P. Lewis

Ronald P. Lewis, 76 of Lewisburg, PA and Carmel by the Sea, CA passed away on Monday, April 15, 2013 at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Celebrates 2012’s Green Efforts

1 year 31 weeks ago

Being aware of its carbon footprint is a priority at Evangelical Community Hospital and each year a team of interested employees who are enthusiastic about preserving the environment work to add to Evangelical’s green efforts. more»

Evangelical’s Emergency Department Introduces AcceleCare

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1 year 31 weeks ago

The front door to most hospitals is the Emergency Department where patients of all ages and backgrounds arrive with the unexpected health issue. more»

Energy Center Assisting Communities with Audits

1 year 31 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program)

Comprehensive energy audits are being undertaken in four Pennsylvania communities through the SEDA-COG Energy Resource Center (ERC). Funding has been provided by the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF). The energy audits involve municipal properties in  more»

Top 10 Reasons for the West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn

1 year 32 weeks ago

Evangelical Focuses on May as Osteoporosis Prevention Month

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1 year 32 weeks ago

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, by the year 2020, half of all Americans over age 50 are expected to have low bone density or Osteoporosis. As it stands now, one in two women and up to one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone due to the disease.

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Susquehanna Greenway Chooses Rick Mason Photo as Grand-Prize Winner

1 year 32 weeks ago
Susquehanna Greenway announced the winners of its record-breaking 3rd Annual Photo Contest, with Rick Mason of Lycoming County receiving the grand prize and first place honors for his photo in the People and The River Category.

Susquehanna Greenway announced the winners of its record-breaking 3rd Annual Photo Contest, with Rick Mason of Lycoming County receiving the grand prize and first place honors for his photo in the People and The River Category. more»

Congenital Heart Disease Screenings Makes Early Detection Possible

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1 year 32 weeks ago
Sharon Hixson, RNC, The Family Place, waits for the oximeter on baby Julius’ right hand to tell her if he is at risk for congential heart disease.

For new parents, reassurances their newborn is healthy provide comfort and at The Family Place, the obstetrics unit of Evangelical Community Hospital, those reassurances come through a series of health screens.  more»

SEDA-COG Report April 2013

1 year 32 weeks ago

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Is Your Child Safety Seat Installed Correctly? Get it Checked

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1 year 33 weeks ago
Amy Minnier, RN, Nurse Educator and Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician of Evangelical Community Health Education, looks over a child safety seat to make sure it is properly installed. Four out of five child safety seats are installed incorrectly.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for young children, but many of these deaths can be prevented if children ride in a properly fastened and secured car seat. more»

India - Land of International Trade Opportunity

1 year 35 weeks ago

 Executives from three Centre County companies travelled to India recently, in search of trading partners, prospects, and sales opportunities. They were not disappointed. The three ─ AccuWeather, Remcom, and Videon-Central ─ participated in a trade mission led by Pennsylvania’s Center for Trade Development (CTD). more»

Foundation Announces the 'Parade of Buffaloes'

1 year 35 weeks ago
Jennifer Wilson, President & CEO of the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania is joined by Senator Gene Yaw, the Union County Commissioners and buffalo sponsors Culligan of Lewisburg, Evangelical Community Hospital, M&T Bank, Mifflinburg Bank & Trust, and Swineford Bank to announce the Union County “Parade of Buffaloes”.

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is proud to announce the “Parade of Buffaloes” in celebration of Union County’s Bicentennial. The “Parade of Buffalos” will create an opportunity to celebrate the bicentennial, while establishing new partnerships between FCFP, the County and its residents. more»

Grimm, Ruth Arlean

1 year 35 weeks ago

Ruth A. Grimm

(April 26, 1947 - March 21, 2013)

Ruth Arlean Grimm, 65, a resident of Elimsport Road, Montgomery, PA, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at her residence. Born in Mt. Carmel, Northumberland County, PA, on Saturday, April 26, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Helen (Yeager) Rhoades.  more»

Paddle With the West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn

1 year 35 weeks ago
Paddle With Us!  West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn - May 14-19, 2013
 

Fundraiser - TC Maslin '05 and Family

March 22, 2013

Date: 3/22/2013
On August 17, 2012, Thomas "TC" Maslin '05 was assaulted and robbed in the Capitol Hill neighborhood on his way home from an outing with friends.  He was left in critical condition, unable to walk or talk.  TC has made tremendous progress in his recovery with the su more»

Bucknell Athletics Spring Reception Tour

March 22, 2013

Date: 3/22/2013

Bucknell Athletics Spring Reception Tour featuring President Emeritus Gary Sojka.  Receptions in May in Baltimore, New York City, Ocean/Monmouth, New Jersey, Boston, Connecticut, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia.  Click here for more information and/or to register.

Evangelical RN On-Hand to Receive Proclamation From Governor Corbett

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1 year 35 weeks ago

On Monday, March 11, 2013, Governor Tom Corbett presented proclamations to representatives of Pennsylvania Hospitals in honor of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Weeks. more»

Men's Bball headed to the Big Dance in Kentucky

March 18, 2013

Date: 3/18/2013
Bison men's hoops will play No. 6-seed the Butler Bulldogs on Thursday, March 21, at 12:40 p.m. more»

Men's Bball headed to the Big Dance in Kentucky

March 18, 2013

Date: 3/18/2013
Bison men's hoops will play No. 6-seed the Butler Bulldogs on Thursday, March 21, at 12:40 p.m. more»

Evangelical Holds Medication Reviews at Local Adult Resource/Senior Centers

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1 year 36 weeks ago

It is recommended that individuals, especially those with multiple conditions requiring numerous medications, get a “medication check-up” at least once a year. more»

Leading Voice on Healthcare Reform Speaks at Fasano Lecture

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1 year 36 weeks ago
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, renowned voice of healthcare reform, will deliver this year's Fasano Memorial lecture entitled, The Affordable Care Act and the Future of the American Healthcare System. more»

Evangelical Gala Raises $90,000 For Launch of Comprehensive Diabetes Program

1 year 37 weeks ago
Gala guests make bids on silent auction items.

Evangelical Community Hospital’s signature event, the Evangelical Gala, was held on Saturday, March 9 and raised $90,000 which will be used to provide seed money for the Hospital to establish a comprehensive diabetes care program. more»

WGRC 25 Year Anniversary

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1 year 37 weeks ago

This year the WGRC radio station is celebrating its 25 anniversary. The creators of the station, Larry and Janet Weidman, first began their endeavor to run a radio station because they wished to bring modern Christian radio to Pennsylvania. more»

Generous Gift to Benefit Joint Replacement Patients

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1 year 37 weeks ago
Lou Ann Sheets, of Montandon, along with her husband, Dale, recently donated a recliner chair for total joint replacement patients of the newly opened Center for Orthopaedics at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

In 2009, Lou Ann received a double-knee replacement through the Joint Replacement Program and wanted to make a gift to honor Pam Harpster, RN, and Deb Reichard, RN, for the care she received during her rehabilitation and treatment. more»

SEDA-COG March 2013 Report

1 year 37 weeks ago

Projects Sought for Transportation Alternatives Program

1 year 38 weeks ago
Lycoming College students visit Muncy Heritage Park and Nature Trail, where an old canal tow path has been transformed into a Trail with SEDA-COG's assistance.

Over a million dollars is available for alternative transportation projects in eight Central Pennsylvania counties ─ Clinton, Columbia, Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union. The eight are members of the SEDA-COG Rural Planning Organization (RPO). more»

Emergency Heart Procedure at Evangelical Gives Area Man More Time for Family

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1 year 39 weeks ago
Rick Reibsome and his wife, Stacy, of Milton (left) and Janele McKeta, Director of the Evangelical Cardiac Catheterization Lab Team (right), stand next to the catheterization equipment that McKeta and the team used to save his life with an emergency STEMI procedure.

Rick Reibsome of Milton has a history of heart attacks having experienced his first a few years ago. In July as he was getting ready for work, he recognized the symptoms - chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea - and knew he had to get to the hospital as soon as possible. more»

Up and Coming Off - Campus Spring Events

February 15, 2013

Date: 2/15/2013

14.00

Every year alumni participate in Regional Community Service
events ranging from volunteering in organizations such as Feed the Need to
calling Bingo for nursing home residents.  More details about Community Service event
listings will be coming soon. more»

Up and Coming Off - Campus Spring Events

February 15, 2013

Date: 2/15/2013

14.00

Every year alumni participate in Regional Community Service
events ranging from volunteering in organizations such as Feed the Need to
calling Bingo for nursing home residents.  More details about Community Service event
listings will be coming soon.


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Regional Community Service Events

February 15, 2013

Date: 2/15/2013

14.00

Every year alumni participate in Regional Community Service
events ranging from volunteering in organizations such as Feed the Need to
calling Bingo for nursing home residents.  2013 was a record year, with 26 clubs participating in 28 events worldwide.  More details about Community Service event
listings more»

Up and Coming Off - Campus Spring Events

February 15, 2013

Date: 2/15/2013

14.00

Every year alumni participate in Regional Community Service
events ranging from volunteering in organizations such as Feed the Need to
calling Bingo for nursing home residents.  More details about Community Service event
listings will be coming soon. more»

Regional Community Service Events

February 15, 2013

Date: 2/15/2013
Every year alumni participate in Regional Community Service
events ranging from volunteering in organizations such as Feed the Need to
calling Bingo for nursing home residents.  2013 was a record year, with 26 clubs participating in 28 events worldwide.  More details about Community Service event
listings more»

Regional Community Service Events

February 15, 2013

Date: 2/15/2013

14.00

Every year alumni participate in Regional Community Service
events ranging from volunteering in organizations such as Feed the Need to
calling Bingo for nursing home residents. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Screenings

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1 year 41 weeks ago

Community Health Education will hold a series of screenings through the month of March. more»

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