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Franciscan Health Michigan City: Future Nurses Given Leg Up on Their Educations


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-City-Future-Nurses-Given-Leg-Up-on-Their-Educations Audrey Rice, of Westville, and Mackinnon Tracy, of Mill Creek, are co-recipients of the annual Franciscan Health Michigan City Maria Petti Scholarship. The $2,500 awards are given to students who are pursuing education in surgical healthcare and exemplifies excellence through volunteer work, leadership and academic promise.

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Healthcare Foundation of La Porte and Hospital Auxiliary Award $32,750 in Scholarships to La Porte Students

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The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) and La Porte Hospital Auxiliary awarded 28 students with scholarships totaling $32,750 at a scholarship reception on June 27, 2017. HFL and the Auxiliary take great pride in offering scholarship awards to students in the La Porte community, a tradition started in 1983. These scholarships provide financial assistance to students pursuing careers in health science occupations.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point Offers EMT Course to High Schools


rot4The Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Training Academy will sponsor, beginning when classes resume in August, a free course for Hanover Central High School students in Cedar Lake wishing to become emergency medical technicians.

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St. Catherine Hospital Awards $25,000 in Scholarships to 23 Healthcare Students

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Twenty-two healthcare career students became recipients of the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Award Program for the 2017-18 academic school year.

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Experienced Training and Quick Thinking Lead Valparaiso YMCA & St. Mary Medical Center's Christy Cleveland to Save a Life

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In an emergency, you want someone at the ready who is quick on their feet, has a take-charge attitude, and has the know-how to keep everyone safe and healthy. Thanks to Christy Cleveland, a Registered Nurse at St. Mary Medical Center and Health & Wellness Coordinator at the Valparaiso Family YMCA, a crisis with the potential to turn into a catastrophe was averted with ease and quick-thinking.

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Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Health and Wellness Grant Applications Open

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Grant applications are now open for the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte’s (HFL) health and wellness grants. HFL has budgeted $3.5 million for local organizations whose proposed programs and services empower residents to live healthy and well in and around La Porte. HFL hosted two educational meetings with 106 people in attendance to announce and explain the grant application process. Organizations interested in starting a grant application should go to hflaporte.org/grants to learn more.

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La Porte Hospital 2017 Women's Fair Presents Healthy Information through Interactive Education

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La Porte Hospital held its annual multi-vendor Women’s Fair at Purdue University Northwest’s Student Services and Activities Complex in Westville on Tuesday, and interactive education was the emphasis to appeal to a wide audience of all ages.

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St. Mary Medical Center Welcomes Pre-Med Students to 38th Annual Summer Programs

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St. Mary Medical Center staff welcomed 28 medical and pre-med students from local, state and international universities Monday, May 22 to the Hobart hospital. For the 38th year, the students are participating in the hospital’s Summer Extern and Shadowing Volunteer programs.

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Scholarship Applications Available March 31 for Students from La Porte in Health and Wellness Fields


Healthcare-Foundation-of-La-Porte-logoThe Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) takes great pride in offering scholarship awards to students in the La Porte community, a tradition started by the La Porte Hospital Foundation in 1983. In addition to multiple scholarships available through HFL, scholarship opportunities funded by the La Porte Hospital Auxiliary will also be accessible through the same application process. Over $32,000 in scholarship funding will be awarded.

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Now's Your Chance to Become an EMT with Franciscan Health Medical Services Academy 2017 Summer Course


franciscan-health-2016ppEnrollment is open for persons interested in becoming Emergency Medical Technicians.

The Franciscan Health Dyer and Hammond Emergency Medical Services Academy will offer a summer course from 6 to 10 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, May 1 to Aug. 17, at the Hammond campus, 5454 Hohman Ave. A fall course will be offered the first week after Labor Day.

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La Porte Hosptial Encourages Residents to "Put their Best Fork Forward" at Spring Health Fair

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La Porte Hospital's first-ever Put Your Best Fork Forward: Diabetes Alert Day and Nutrition Healthy Fair took place today in La Porte and featured an expert team of nutritionists, dietitians and diabetic educators on hand to give out information to the attendees. The fair also featured a raffle, healthy food sampling and much more.

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