Hunger Is Not a ChoiceGiving Is
Did you have breakfast this morning? If you did not, was it because you chose not to eat? Sadly, many people do not have a choice in whether they have breakfast or not. Many know upon going to bed that they will not have that choice upon arising. The choices they have may be limited to which meal or meals they will have to go without. For many children, the only meals they can count on are the free and reduced-priced meals provided through school breakfast and lunch programs. But during the summer months, while school is not i... [More]
Tears, Tissues and Gratitude
The Nursing Scholarship Awards Ceremony
Seventy-one scholarships were awarded at the Nursing Scholarship Awards Ceremony. The ceremony was touching. Many of the stories shared moved eyes to tears and hands to tissues. Despite tears and tissues it was by no means a somber event. Many smiles and laughter was shared as well. And then there were the children. Donors' and recipients' children, some in the aisle, some cradled and held, some calling out to mommies on stage, others carrying flowers to give, all reminding ... [More]
Nurses WeekTwenty Plus Reasons To Be Proud!
Happy Nurses Week! This year the Nurses Week theme is Nurses: Advocating, Leading, Caring. If you were lucky enough to attend the Nursing and Allied Health Clinical Awards you would have seen living examples of this year's theme. Twenty employees were honored in the best way possible. They were not honored for any one event or accomplishment. Rather, they were honored for displaying leadership through their example of commitment and everyday actions of advocating, leading and caring.
You are encouraged... [More]