Lewisburg

The Seda-COG Report: February 2013

1 year 30 weeks ago

American Legion of New Berlin Supports Evangelical Hospice With Generous Donation

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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 30 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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Share Your Susquehanna Photos and Inspire Adventure!

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1 year 30 weeks ago

Hospital Temporarily Limits Inpatient Visitation Due to Influenza

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1 year 31 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 32 weeks ago
The "Lean in 2013" Team

SIX COUNTIES PARTICIPATING IN PENNDOT TRANSIT STUDY

1 year 32 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 33 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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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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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 33 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»

Campaign on the Road: 2013 We Do Tour

January 10, 2013

Date: 1/10/2013
We're bringing the excitement of the campaign to a city near you. Join President Bravman, trustees, faculty, and students as we celebrate with extraordinary events across the country.

Campaign on the Road: 2014 We Do Tour

January 10, 2013

Date: 1/10/2013
We're bringing the excitement of the campaign to a city near you. Join President Bravman, trustees, faculty, and students as we celebrate with extraordinary events across the country.

Campaign on the Road: 2013 We Do Tour

January 10, 2013

Date: 1/10/2013
We're bringing the excitement of the campaign to a city near you. Join President Bravman, trustees, faculty, and students as we celebrate with extraordinary events across the country.

SEDA-COG January Report

1 year 33 weeks ago
 

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Middleburg Reliance Hose Company and Evangelical Celebrate One Year of Collaborating Services

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1 year 33 weeks ago

Middleburg Reliance Hose Company recently celebrated a year of sharing Paramedic and EMT services with Evangelical Community Hospital. more»

Fenstermacher, Esther P.

1 year 33 weeks ago

Esther P. Fenstermacher

Esther P. Fenstermacher, 71, of 2383 Muncy Exchange Road, Muncy, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at the Muncy Valley Hospital.

Born March 15, 1941 in Stanford, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Marvin Vance Foley and Iris Irene (Clayburn) Kocher; and stepdaughter of the late Clifford “Jake” Kocher. more»

Evangelical Welcomes the 2013 New Year’s Baby

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Evangelical Community Hospital welcomed the 2013 New Year’s Baby at The Family Place. Tanner Allen-Marshall Hoover was born at 2:08 am January 1, 2013 weighing a healthy 8 pounds 1 ½ ounces and was 20 inches in length. His parents are Meghan Swope and Jedd Hoover of Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA. more»

Evangelical Employees Donate Toys to Donald Heiter Community Center

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1 year 35 weeks ago
Pictured: Andrea Tufo, Director of the Donald Heiter Community Center receives a second load of toys collected by Evangelical employees for needy children in the community. On hand to load up the gifts were employees (left to right) Ronald Caldwell, Business Manager, Michael Kopelcheck, CT technologist, and Dave Chappell, Assistant Director

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012, employees of Evangelical Community Hospital provided enough toys for over 75 children for Christmas through donations to the Donald Heiter Community Center, Lewisburg. more»

Rooke Chapel Ringers Annual Senior Tour 2013

December 20, 2012

Date: 12/20/2012
The Rooke Chapel Ringers of Bucknell University, under the direction of William A. more»

Rooke Chapel Ringers Annual Senior Tour 2013

December 20, 2012

Date: 12/20/2012
The Rooke Chapel Ringers of Bucknell University, under the direction of William A. more»

Rooke Chapel Ringers Annual Senior Tour 2013

December 20, 2012

Date: 12/20/2012
The Rooke Chapel Ringers of Bucknell University, under the direction of William A. more»

ConAgra Foods Community Partners Raises Funds for Evangelical Hospice

1 year 36 weeks ago
Presenting the check to Kay Holdren, Director of Evangelical Hospice (third from the left) was from left to right, Mary McBryan, Community Partner Coordinator for ConAgra Foods; Harriet Moore, employee of ConAgra Foods; and Steve Smith, Plant Manager of ConAgra Foods, Milton.

ConAgra Foods Community Partners recently completed a very successful fundraiser and presented a check for $5,600 to support the work of Evangelical Hospice in Lewisburg. more»

PPL’s proposed energy reduction incentives to be presented

1 year 36 weeks ago

Proposed incentives for energy reduction will be the centerpiece of the SEDA-COG Energy Reduction Center’s breakfast seminar on January 11, 2013. more»

Expanding Impact of Engergy Conservation Project

1 year 37 weeks ago
This anthracite coal-burning stove in the New Berlin home of Mike and Mary Palermo keeps the living room warm.

The Community-wide Energy Independence Initiative (CEII) in New Berlin, PA is a great example of the power of collective action. Since the project began in 2009, homes, public entities, and businesses have taken steps to conserve energy, and many are now using or exploring alternative energy sources. more»

Local Congregation Donates Blankets to Evangelical for Pediatric Patients

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1 year 37 weeks ago
The ladies of the Comforting Hands group of Selinsgrove Church of the Nazarene made the cuddler-size blankets to bring comfort and a touch of holiday spirit to children. Cathy Meiser (left) of the Comforting Hands Group presented the generous gift to Evangelical’s Susan Payne, RNC (right).

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Pediatric Unit recently received the gift of thirteen handmade blankets in holiday designs to be given to children who have to spend some or all of their holidays in the Hospital.

Car Wash presents check to Evangelical Community Hospital

1 year 37 weeks ago
Pictured from left to right: George J. Heim, Jr.; Andrea Bertram, Director of the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital; Mel Purdy; and George Heim III.

Ultimate Express Car Wash, Selinsgrove, recently presented a check for $982 to Evangelical Community Hospital's Andrea Bertram, Director of the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. The funds came from a customer appreciation day held in October. Ultimate Express donated 50% of the sales for the day to breast cancer awareness. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Board Member Honored for Years of Service

1 year 37 weeks ago
Evangelical Board Chair, John Griffith (left), presented Graybeal (right) with a replica of a brick honoring her years of service. The official brick will be placed in the Walkway of Hope at the Donehower Cancer Center, Lewisburg.

At a recent dinner held by Evangelical Community Hospital for Board and Medical Staff, retiring board member Carol Graybeal of Lewisburg was honored for her 20 years of service to the Hospital. During her tenure she served on the Finance, Membership, and Performance Improvement committees. more»

SEDA-COG's Board of Directors Elected

1 year 37 weeks ago
SEDA-COG's officers for 2013 include (l. to r.) Larry Seibert, Treasurer, Union County; Centre County Commissioner Chris Exarchos, 2nd Vice-president; Union County Commissioner Preston Boop, President; and Perry County Commissioner Brenda Benner, Secretary (not pictured, Snyder County Commissioner Malcolm Derk, III, 1st Vice-president).

SEDA-COG's Board of Directors will be headed by Union County Commissioner Preston Boop in 2013. He

was elected President at today’s (December 5) meeting of the Board. Commissioner Boop joined SEDA-

COG's Board in 2004, serving as its President in 2010 and First Vice-president in 2012. Commissioner Boop more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Class to Educate and Certify Youth in CPR

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1 year 38 weeks ago

A special Heartsaver CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) class is being offered for youth ages of 12-15 by Evangelical Community Hospital during the holiday school break. more»

Annual Lights of Love tree lighting event held

1 year 38 weeks ago
Pictured from left to right are: Kay Holdren, Director of Evangelical Hospice; Shirley Musser, Selinsgrove, Honorary Chairperson; Michael O’Keefe, President/CEO of Evangelical Community Hospital; and Sharon Pearce, President of the Evangelical Auxiliary.

On Sunday, December 2, 2012, the 25th Annual Lights of Love tree lighting event was held at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. Guests enjoyed entertainment by the Buffalo Valley Singers. Following the entertainment, the 2012 tree was lit with Honorary Chairperson, Shirley Musser, on hand to start the lighting. more»

Energy Bill Analyses in Ten Municipalities

1 year 39 weeks ago
As this photo from Lamar Township depicts, infrared technology is used to determine the energy-efficiency of municipally-owned buildings as part of each analysis.

 

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Evangelical Community Plans Hospital Gala Event

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Plans are underway for the 2013 Evangelical Community Hospital Gala event. Being held Saturday, March 9, 2013, the black-tie optional evening of dinner, dancing and live auction raises funds to advance vital Hospital initiatives. All proceeds from the 2013 Gala ticket sales, auctions, and donations will support the launch of a comprehensive diabetes care program at the Hospital. more»

Family Place at Evangelical Gives Birth to New Surroundings

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1 year 40 weeks ago
A rendering of a completed room at Evangelical Community Hospital’s The Family Place. The obstetrics unit will be undergoing renovations starting in December to ensure new moms feel even more comfortable in a more home-like setting.

Renovations will begin mid-December at The Family Place, Evangelical Community Hospital’s obstetrics unit. The Family Place renovations will include upgrades to patient rooms, the nursery, labor and delivery suite, family waiting room, as well as throughout the common areas.  more»

Public Meeting on Bridge Reconstruction Project

1 year 41 weeks ago
The SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority is planning to construct a new $14 million railroad bridge, seen in the background of this photo of the Loyalsock Bridge. It will be the topic of a public meeting on November 20. Details and a schematic drawing of the bridge are attached at the bottom of this article.

Plans to reconstruct the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority’s Loyalsock Creek Bridge will be presented and discussed at a public meeting in Montoursville on Tuesday, November 20. The original bridge, located between the Borough and Williamsport, was heavily damaged during last year’s flood resulting from Tropical Storm Lee. more»

SAVE THE DATE: REUNION 2013

November 13, 2012

Date: 11/13/2012
Reunion will be held on May 30 - June 2, 2013. Classes ending in 3's & 8's come together to celebrate! More than 2,000 Bucknell
University alumni and families from around the world will return to
campus and connect with each other and with retired and current
professors and students. more»

SAVE THE DATE: REUNION 2013

November 13, 2012

Date: 11/13/2012
Reunion will be held on May 30 - June 2, 2013. Classes ending in 3's & 8's come together to celebrate! More than 2,000 Bucknell
University alumni and families from around the world will return to
campus and connect with each other and with retired and current
professors and students. more»

REUNION WEEKEND 2013

November 13, 2012

Date: 11/13/2012
Thank you to the 2,300 alumni, family and friends who celebrated Reunion Weekend 2013 with us! To view photos from the weekends events, click here.

Reunion Weekend 2013

November 13, 2012

Date: 11/13/2012
Thank you to the 2,300 alumni, family and friends who celebrated Reunion Weekend 2013 with us! To view photos from the weekends events, click here.

SAVE THE DATE: REUNION 2013

November 13, 2012

Date: 11/13/2012
Reunion will be held on May 30 - June 2, 2013. Classes ending in 3's & 8's come together to celebrate! More than 2,000 Bucknell University alumni and families from around the world will return to campus and connect with each other and with retired and current professors and students. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Screenings

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1 year 41 weeks ago

Community Health Education at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of blood sugar and blood pressure screenings through the month of December.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings: more»

Men's Basketball Away Games and Pre- Game Receptions

November 9, 2012

Date: 11/9/2012
Bison Basketball has a great schedule on the road this year! Email invites will be sent to regions where we're hosting the Reception but check out our Calendar of Events for updated information!  List of "Away Games" and details.

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds 25th Annual Lights of Love

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1 year 42 weeks ago
Annually a tree in front of the Hospital is decorated in honor and memory of loved ones. This is the 25th Annual Lights of Love event held by Evangelical Community Hospital Auxiliary to benefit Evangelical Hospice. The tree stays lit through the end of December.

Evangelical Community Hospital will be hosting the 25th Annual Lights of Love Ceremony on Sunday, December 2 at 4 pm in the Hospital’s Dining Room, with entertainment by the Buffalo Valley Singers, and concluding with the lighting of the Lights of Love tree outside of the main entrance. Refreshments will be served. The event is being sponsored this year by A+ Office Outlet, Mifflinburg. more»

Donations Supports Evangelical's Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health

1 year 42 weeks ago

COLDWELL BANKER Penn One Real Estate, Inc., employees recently donated $385 to Evangelical Community Hospital’s Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. The money was collected during dress down days in October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The donation will support mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women in the Susquehanna Valley. more»

New program to help small businesses secure government contracts

1 year 42 weeks ago

Pennsylvania has begun a new program to help small businesses secure government contracts.  Under the Small Business Procurement Initiative (SBPI) state agencies will reserve certain contracts for competition among self-certified companies. more»

Evangelical and All Associated Offices Open For Patient Care

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1 year 43 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital has announced that all operations are back to normal following Hurricane Sandy. Patients should report for scheduled appointments starting Wednesday, October 31, 2012. more»

SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority News November 2012

1 year 43 weeks ago
 

Evangelical Joins Blue Cross of Northeastern PA in Providing Healthcare Options

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1 year 43 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital, located in Lewisburg, is now a participating member of First Priority Health, a subsidiary of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, offering even more healthcare options and choice to the plan’s participants. more»

Closures from Evangelical

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1 year 43 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital is open and will continue to provide emergency and in-patient care throughout the severe weather situation. more»

Tironie, Bernard C. “Bernie”

1 year 43 weeks ago

Bernard C. Tironie

(May 5, 1924 - October 29, 2012)

Bernard C. “Bernie” Tironie, 88, of Hughesville, died Monday, October 29, 2012, at Manor Care North.

Born May 5, 1924, in Montgomery, he was a son of the late Nicholas T. and Dorothy Corson Tironie. He and his wife, the former Cecelia M. English, celebrated 35 years of marriage on February 7, 2012. more»

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