Hospice of Dickinson County Hosts Picnic

The 2019 Celebration of Life Picnic, hosted by Hospice of Dickinson County, was held recently in Abilene’s Eisenhower Park. Pictured: Families who have lost a loved one gather with volunteers and staff of Hospice of Dickinson County to celebrate the lives of those passed. A balloon release in their memory capped the evening.

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Volunteer Corps Scrub Sale October 2 & October 3

Attention health care workers, you will find a wide variety of scrubs, shoes, and accessories at the Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps (MHSVC) Scrub Sale. The convenience of shopping, where you can feel items and try them on, comes to Abilene at Memorial Hospital from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2nd and […]

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Younkman Receives $1,000 Scholarship From the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation

Scholarships are a part of the legacy of this 50-year-old foundation. The Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation is celebrating its 50th anniversary. KHERF’s objective is to facilitate collaboration and innovation to improve health delivery for Kansas communities with a focus on effective leadership, shared knowledge and leveraged resources. Since its founding in 1969, KHERF […]

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“Healthy Holiday Eating and Supplement Tips” to be Featured at Lunch Meeting

Sharon Phillips, Memorial Health System (MHS) Registered Dietitian, will be the guest speaker at the next Healthwise 55 luncheon. She will speak on the topic of “Healthy Holiday Eating and Supplement Tips”. The event will be on Tuesday, September 24, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Nichols Education Center (lower level of Learn & […]

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Hospice Families Invited to Celebration of Life Picnic

Hospice of Dickinson County invites Hospice families to “share the journey” with volunteers and staff at the upcoming Celebration of Life Picnic on Tuesday, September 24, from 6-8:00 p.m. at the shelter in Eisenhower Park in Abilene. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. The meal will be provided by Hospice volunteers and staff. […]

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Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps Earns Gold Award for 27th Consecutive Year

Shown from left: Dennis Franks, 2019 KHA Board Chair; Harold Courtois, MHS CEO; Wendy Klosterman, MHS Volunteer Corps President; Linda Staiger, 2019 HAK President; Jeanette Butler, HAK District 3 Coordinator; Tom Bell, KHA President and CEO. The Memorial Health System (MHS) Volunteer Corps was awarded the Gold Award of Excellence for the twenty-seventh consecutive year […]

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Fight Against Breast Cancer to Happen in Abilene for Tenth Year; Impact the Cure on Saturday October 12th

Shown above: The start of the Impact the Cure 5K run, with the 2-Mile Fun Walk participants following. ABILENE—The tenth annual Impact the Cure on Saturday, October 12, will give both runners and non-runners of all ages the opportunity to celebrate life and raise funds to help fight breast cancer in Dickinson County. The Impact […]

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Sims Receives $1,000 Scholarship From the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation

Pictured: Rachelle Sims Scholarships are a part of the legacy of this 50-year-old foundation. The Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation is celebrating its 50th anniversary. KHERF’s objective is to facilitate collaboration and innovation to improve health delivery for Kansas communities with a focus on effective leadership, shared knowledge and leveraged resources. Since its founding […]

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