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Handbag sale 3/1/2013
Handbag sale

A handbag sale will be held 7 am to 4 pm, Wednesday, March 6, in Rooms 123/124 of the Lawrence Education Center. Proceeds help purchase medical equipment and support Borgess
Health programs. For more information on The Seasons Gift Shop activity, call 226.7379.
Free tax preparation 3/1/2013
Borgess Health associates needing help with their taxes have one more chance to take advantage of a free preparation.  The second tax preparation available for a limited number of associates will be held from 3 to 7 pm Monday, March 11, at the Lawrence Education Center Auditorium.  The tax preparation assistance is being offered in a partnership between Borgess and the Kalamazoo County Tax Counseling Initiative.  Taxes will be completed at no charge by an IRS-trained preparer.  For more information, visit Featured News on the Borgess Health Intranet or call Borgess Community Relations at (269) 226.5247.
Free tax preparation assistance is again available 2/1/2013
Borgess Health is again partnering with the Kalamazoo County Tax Counseling Initiative to offer tax preparation assistance to associates.  Tax preparation assistance is available to a limited number of Borgess
Health associates on Saturday, February 16, (10 am to 3:30 pm) and Monday, March 11, (3 pm to 7 pm) in the Lawrence Education Center Auditorium.  Taxes will be completed at no charge by an IRS-trained
preparer.  For more information, visit Featured News on the Borgess Health Intranet or call Borgess Community Relations at (269) 226.5247.
World Day of Prayer for the Sick 1/18/2013
Mass with Anointing of the Sick takes place at noon, February 11, 2013 at the Lawrence Education Center Auditorium.  Everyone is cordially invited to this Mass offered by The Most Reverend Paul J. Bradley, Bishop of the Diocese of Kalamazoo.

Broadcast on Borgess Cable System Channels 12 and 16.
Diversity across the Spectrum 1/18/2013
"Diversity across the Spectrum," the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, inside the auditorium of the Lawrence Education Center at Borgess Medical Center.  Refreshments will be offered beginning at 5:15 p.m.  The event is presented by Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare.  It will be broadcast on Borgess Cable System Channels 12 and 16.
Better understand your retirement plan 10/6/2011
Kris Hapke, our onsite Retirement Plan Specialist, will present How to Read Your Statement, a short seminar brought to you by Diversified on October 17, 2011 at 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. & Noon in LEC 122.

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403(b) Ten Minute Enrollment Presentation 10/6/2011
Stop by for a 10 minute enrollment presentation where you will have the opportunity to learn about the 403(b), ask questions and enroll in the plan in 10 minutes or less.

When: December 15, 2011
Where: LEC 124
Time: 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., Noon & 12:30 p.m.

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Physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist joins Borgess Spin 8/18/2011
Yahya Bakdalieh, MD, a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, has joined Borgess Spine, part of the Borgess Brain & Spine Institute. Dr. Bakdalieh provides intensive, non-surgical treatments for conditions of the back and neck. For more information, call (269) 552.2225.
2011 Borgess Golf Open winners 8/5/2011
2011 Borgess Golf Open winners include:  
First Place Mens Division: Pete Krueger, Jeremy Krueger, Kyle Krueger and Brian Gallagher. First Place Mixed Division: Renee Mielke, Paul Mielke, Sue Johnson and Scott Johnson. Long Drive Winners: Karen Anderson, Kathy Zito, Kyle Krueger and Kly Holst. Closest to Pin: Lori Yager, Sue Johnson, Paul Spaude and Jon Sikora.
Ascension Health University is replacing NetLearning 8/1/2011
AHU is replacing NetLearning for on-line learning activities. Starting on August 1st, associates will use AHU to register for classes and complete all computer based learning modules.
The Seasons Gift Shop opens extra early once per month 6/10/2011
The Seasons Gift Shop opens at 6:30 am, the fourth Wednesday of each month. This early time is designed to be more convenient for night-shift associates.  Normal hours are 9 am-7:30 pm, Monday through Friday, 11 am-3 pm, Saturday, and Noon-4 pm, Sunday.
Ascension Health associates are eligible for Capella University discounts 6/10/2011
Ascension Health associates are eligible for a 10 percent tuition reduction for courses at Capella University, as well as a $1,500 2011 Spring Alliance Grant from Capella when enrolling as new students and beginning a bachelor, master or doctoral degree, or specialist, or post-master’s certificate program during June, July, or August 2011. Capella University is an accredited online university. For additional information, please visit capella.edu/ascensionhealthuniversity.
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Borgess, Oaklawn Hospital Form Collaborative Partnership

Kalamazoo, Michigan – Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall, Michigan, and Borgess Health in Kalamazoo, part of Ascension, the nation’s largest non-profit healthcare system, have formed a collaborative partnership that will expand access to high-quality, safe healthcare for the community.
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Associates honor fellow associates
Burton H. Upjohn Award Merit winners

Someone who demonstrates a commitment to the Borgess Mission, Vision and Values.
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Reflections on 92 years of caring

Friends. That's what both Vicki and Dave Carr enjoyed most about working at Borgess Medical Center for the past 46 years.
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Thank You!

Thank You for the work you do!
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