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Top 10 Reasons for the West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn

1 year 4 days ago

Evangelical Focuses on May as Osteoporosis Prevention Month

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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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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Is Your Child Safety Seat Installed Correctly? Get it Checked

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1 year 1 week 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 weeks ago
Paddle With Us!  West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn - May 14-19, 2013
 

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.

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»

Evangelical RN On-Hand to Receive Proclamation From Governor Corbett

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1 year 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 weeks ago

Projects Sought for Transportation Alternatives Program

1 year 6 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 8 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

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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»

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.


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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»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Screenings

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1 year 9 weeks ago

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

Gala Event to Raise Funds for Comprehensive Diabetes Program

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1 year 9 weeks ago
Last year’s Evangelical Gala raised over $90,000 for nursing scholarships. The 2013 Gala is set to raise funds for the launch of a comprehensive diabetes program.

The Evangelical Gala, Evangelical Community Hospital’s premier fundraising event, will take place on Saturday, March 9 at Larison Hall on the campus of Bucknell University. The Gala begins with a 5:30 pm cocktail hour and a silent auction, followed by dinner, dancing and a live auction. more»

Evangelical Schedules March Support Groups

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1 year 9 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups for the month of March. They are as follows: more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds March Classes

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1 year 9 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes through the month of March.  They are as follows:

Prepared Childbirth Classes: more»

Annual Mammathon Results in a Record-Setting Mammograms

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1 year 10 weeks ago
John Turner, MD, FACS, Medical Director of the Center

At the end of January, women throughout the community were contacted during the Evangelical Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health’s 8th Annual Mammathon, an event designed to encourage women to schedule their annual mammogram. more»

Evangelical Holds February 'Talk With the Doc' Program on Heart Health

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1 year 10 weeks ago

February is American Heart Month and Evangelical Community Hospital is bringing awareness to heart disease, its prevention and treatment. Throughout the month of February, the Hospital will be holding events and screenings addressing heart health. more»

Hospital Employees Celebrate Wear Red For Heart Health

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1 year 10 weeks ago
Evangelical Community Hospital employees and volunteers wore red on Friday, February 1, 2013 to show their support of heart health awareness, prevention, and treatment in honor of American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States, causing 2,200 deaths each day. Wearing red was an outward sign of Evan’s employees that heart health is important in fighting cardiovascular disease.

Throughout the month of February, Evangelical will be holding events and screenings addressing heart health as part of its Rock Red for Healthy Hearts initiative. All of the events are open to the public and community members are encouraged to take part in the free and low-cost screenings that are part of Rock Red. more»

Gala Event Set to Raise Funds for Comprehensive Diabetes Program

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1 year 10 weeks ago

The Evangelical Gala, Evangelical Community Hospital’s premier fundraising event, will take place on Saturday, March 9 at Larison Hall on the campus of Bucknell University. The Gala begins with a 5:30 pm cocktail hour and a silent auction, followed by dinner, dancing and a live auction. more»

Baran, Isabel L.

1 year 10 weeks ago

Isabel L. Baran

Isabel L. Baran, 96, of Division Road, died Sunday, February, 3, 2013 at her home with her family at her bedside.

Born July, 18, 1916 in Shamokin, she was a daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (Golden) Pasukinis.

She married Paul Baran, and spent 31 wonderful years together until his passing November 23, 1969. more»

24th Annual Evangelical Children’s Health Fair a HUGE Success

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1 year 11 weeks ago
Ashley Geiser, Instructor at Evangelical Community Health Education, leads a group of kids in the Evangelical Fitness Challenge encouraging kids to be active at least 30 minutes a day.

Evangelical Community Hospital held its 24th Annual Children’s Health Fair at the Susquehanna Valley Mall on Saturday, January 26 from 10 am to 2 pm. This year’s theme was Clifford is Big on Healthy Kids, featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog™. more»

The Seda-COG Report: February 2013

1 year 11 weeks ago

American Legion of New Berlin Supports Evangelical Hospice With Generous Donation

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1 year 11 weeks ago
Pictured from left to right: Michael O’Keefe, President/CEO of Evangelical Community Hospital; Martin Russell, Commander of Legion Post 957; Kay Holdren, Director of Evangelical Hospice; Robert Schuller, Vice Commander; Harry Miller, Service Officer; Jim Ruhl, Treasurer of Home Association all of Legion Post 957.

American Legion Post 957 of New Berlin recently presented Evangelical Community Hospital a check for $11,754 to support the Evangelical Hospice program. Each year, Legion Post 957 gives back by supporting community outreach efforts that make an impact on the lives of others. more»

Railroad Company Joins Effort to Attract Industry

1 year 11 weeks ago
(L. to r.) Jeb Stotter, Director of Administration and Customer Service, NSHR; Brigid Rich, Marketing Manager, NSHR: Charlie Ross, GSVCC and President, Focus Central PA; Todd Hunter, Marketing Director, NSHR; and Gary Shields, President & CEO, NSHR

North Shore Railroad (NSHR), the provider of privately owned rail service in Central Pennsylvania and a proponent of community development is giving back to the community with a sponsorship of $3,000 to Focus Central PA.  As part of the NSHR's commitment to the community, it has chosen to sponsor Focus Central PA's efforts to attract industry that can provide family sustaining wages. more»

Seven days to change your life

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1 year 12 weeks ago
Your chance to win $150 Gift Card

One awesome way to share TF Boot Camp with your circle is to mention our $29 promotion that we currently have available to all first-time campers.

Share Your Susquehanna Photos and Inspire Adventure!

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1 year 12 weeks ago

Hospital Temporarily Limits Inpatient Visitation Due to Influenza

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1 year 12 weeks ago

Placing patient safety first, Evangelical Community Hospital has decided to temporarily limit Hospital visitation as a precaution against the spread of influenza. Children aged 12 and under are restricted from visiting inpatient floors. more»

You're only fooling yourself

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1 year 13 weeks ago
The "Lean in 2013" Team

SIX COUNTIES PARTICIPATING IN PENNDOT TRANSIT STUDY

1 year 13 weeks ago

As Central Pennsylvania considers expansion of its public transportation programs, it wants to ensure existing programs are operating efficiently and that options to improve them are being fully explored.  To that end several counties plan to participate in a Regional Transit Consolidation Study, to be conducted by PennDOT’s Bureau of Public Transportation.  The study will include Cen more»

Evangelical “Freezes Out” Breast Cancer with 8th Annual Mammathon

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1 year 14 weeks ago
Amy Keefer, RT (R)(M)(BD)CBPN-I, Imaging Coordinator, at the Evangelical’s Thyra M. Humphrey’s Center for Breast Health administers a mammogram. Regular self-exams and annual mammograms starting at age 40 are the best method for early detection of breast cancer.

This January Evangelical’s Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health will attempt to “Freeze Out Breast Cancer” in our area by holding their 8th Annual Mammathon.

From January 22-24, 2013, thousands of women throughout the community will be called during the Mammathon, an event designed to encourage women to schedule their annual Mammogram. more»

Clifford, Evangelical Hospital Team Up For Healthy Kids at Annual Fair

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1 year 14 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold the 24th Annual Children’s Health Fair at the Susquehanna Valley Mall on Saturday, January 26 from 10 am to 2 pm. This year’s theme is Clifford is Big on Healthy Kids, featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog. more»

Joint Replacement Program Leads to Specialized Center

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1 year 14 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital is celebrating the new year with the opening of a specialized Center of Orthopaedics. The Center, which opened for patient care on January 7, 2013, was inspired by seven years and 2,900 successful procedures of the Joint Replacement Program. more»

Healthy fast food?

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GROWING ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS PROCESS

1 year 14 weeks ago

Technology is taking on a greater role than ever in the world of procurement and government

contracts. New online programs allow companies to more easily enter the procurement
system, if firms know how to use them, and as government agencies seek to learn more about
companies, they’re looking for comprehensive web sites to get the information they need. more»

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