National Hospital Week is designated to celebrate the hope and healing provided by the people in hospitals for the health and well-being of the people and communities they serve. Celebrations take place all across the nation thanking the dedicated individuals for their contribution toward health care. At MBSH, employees and providers were shown how much they are appreciated with treats and fun activities throughout the week of May 12-18, 2019.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded the East Central College Foundation, working on behalf of the ECC Adult Education and Literacy Program, a $10,000 grant to support its mission in 2019. This local grant award is part of more than $8.3 million in grants awarded to nearly 1,000 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the country.
Columbia College and the McDonald's Missouri Advertising Co-Op recently announced a unique partnership that will give more than 6,000 of the restaurant's employees throughout 123 stores in the Midwest a discounted tuition rate.
• Annual reading program sends area children home for the summer with a new book
When second-graders in public school districts served by BJC HealthCare pack up their desks at the end of the school year, they will have a brand new book to take home to encourage their summer reading.
The Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital Employee Campaign generously funded a GE Bilisoft Phototherapy System. The funds were raised in 2018 through friendly competition with Fidelity Communications, BJC Home Care and MBSH.
In celebration of National Nurses Week, which runs from May 6 – 12, WGU Missouri has announced it will award up to $50,000 in scholarships to nurses across Missouri who are interested in furthering their education.