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Golfers To “Tee Off For Better Health” During Benefit Golf Classic

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Golfers To “Tee Off For Better Health” During Benefit Golf Classic

Golfers To “Tee Off For Better Health” During Benefit Golf Classic

Golfers will be teeing off to help provide better healthcare in Pawnee County during Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation’s Sixth Annual “Tee Off For Better Health” Benefit Golf Classic. This 4-Person Scramble tournament will be held on Sunday, September 18, at the Larned Country Club, and is limited to the first 18 teams registered. The entry fee is $65 per person, and includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, and hole prizes. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start. All proceeds from the Benefit Golf Classic will go...

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Healing Garden Continues To Grow

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Healing Garden Continues To Grow

Healing Garden Continues To Grow

As the summer heat builds, the cooling water of the new waterfall is now flowing in Pawnee Valley Community Hospital’s Healing Garden.  While the waterfall’s landscaping still has to be completed, patients and staff now have the luxury of being able to visit the Healing Garden and enjoy the gentle sounds of the water cascading down the two resurfacing waterfalls. “The completion of the waterfall takes us one step closer to having the Healing Garden completed.  The next step is getting our fence put up along with the irrigation system,” shared...

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PVCH Auxiliary Donates Tango System

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in News | Comments Off on PVCH Auxiliary Donates Tango System

PVCH Auxiliary Donates Tango System

The Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary members recently donated the funding to the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation for a new Tango System in PVCH’s Cardiopulmonary Department. “The Auxiliary felt that since so many of our citizens return to PVCH for their cardiac rehab, that the Tango System would greatly benefit these patients in their rehab process,” stated PVCH Auxiliary President Barbara Hammond. The technology of this system is specifically engineered for the cardiac stress testing environment by...

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Isolation Carts Donated To Acute Care & ER

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Isolation Carts Donated To Acute Care & ER

The Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation recently received funding for two new Isolation Carts at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. One Isolation Cart will be used in the Acute Care Unit while the other one will be placed in the Emergency Department. The purpose of the isolation carts is to provide the employees and visitors with personal protective equipment (PPE) outside of a patient’s room. PPE is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when caring for or visiting patients with a communicable illness. Until...

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Matching Gift Challenge – Triple Your Impact!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in News | Comments Off on Matching Gift Challenge – Triple Your Impact!

Matching Gift Challenge – Triple Your Impact!

LARNED, Kan. (October 29, 2014) Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation is launching a special opportunity to help in fully funding the new MRI at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital.  During the Matching Gift Challenge taking place between November 17 and December 31, all donations to the PVCH Foundation will be tripled! Thanks to a group of very generous supporters who have pledged $100,000 in matching funds, the impact of gifts of any size will be matched 2:1 up to ($50,000). The matching amount will go to the MRI Fund, which helps fund...

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PVCH Foundation Hosts MRI Ribbon Cutting Reception

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PVCH Foundation Hosts MRI Ribbon Cutting Reception

LARNED, Kan. (December 3, 2014) Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation is hosting a Ribbon Cutting & Reception to commemorate the new in-house MRI at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital on Tuesday, December 9, at 10 a.m. in the St. Joseph Conference Room at PVCH. During this celebration, PVCH will be showing a power point of the MRI room’s construction and installation while also talking about how the new MRI works and will impact healthcare in Pawnee County. Although the MRI is now installed at PVCH, the PVCH Foundation Trustees want...

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PVCH Foundation Trustees Announce New Endowment

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in News | Comments Off on PVCH Foundation Trustees Announce New Endowment

PVCH Foundation Trustees Announce New Endowment

LARNED, KS – “I am giving this gift to honor my beloved wife, Pat Young, and to create an endowment that will benefit the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation and the hospital as long as the two exist,” shared Lewis Young upon announcing his donation to the PVCH Foundation Trustees. The PVCH Trustees accepted Young’s motion for the creation of a new Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Endowment during their meeting on August 18,2014. With the motion came a significant contribution by Lewis Young to fund an endowment that will have long...

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Golfers To “Tee Off For Better Health” During Benefit Golf Classic

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Golfers To “Tee Off For Better Health” During Benefit Golf Classic

Golfers will be teeing off to help provide better health during Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation’s 5th Annual “Tee Off For Better Health”Benefit Golf Classic. This 4-Person Scramble tournament will be held on Sunday, September 21, at the Larned Country Club, and is limited to the first 18 teams registered. The entry fee is $75 per person, and includes 18 holes of golf, a catered lunch and prizes. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. All proceeds from the Benefit Golf Classic will go towards the purchase...

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Healing Garden Cements Future Growth

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Healing Garden Cements Future Growth

(May 6, 2014)  With the arrival of spring, the future Healing Garden at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital started to take shape in the last couple of weeks as Eakin Concrete cemented the first phase of the project by pouring the walkway that leads out and around the Healing Garden. The walkway is a two-toned slate stamped concrete that travels through the garden and leads to the cascading waterfall at the far end of the garden – creating a destination point for PVCH patients. Even though patients and staff will able to start using the garden’s...

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Josefiak Appointed As New PVCH Foundation Trustee

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Josefiak Appointed As New PVCH Foundation Trustee

  (April 22, 2014)  During the April 21st, Pawnee County Commissioners Meeting, Richard Josefiak was officially appointed as the new Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation’s Board Trustee, filling the seat of former trustee Glenn Mull. Josefiak’s will serve out Mull’s term which originally was a three year appointment.  “I am a big believer in the hospital,” shared Josefiak. “This is something that we needed to have and I appreciate the opportunity to serve as a Foundation Trustee. When asked, I knew this was something I wanted to...

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