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FSLH Employees Raise $17,800 for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Dec 30, 2013
Employees of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) raised $17,800 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk held on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at the Masonic Care Community in Utica, New York. Seven teams made up of FSLH employees held fundraisers and raffles throughout the year to raise funds. Sales were also held at The Regional Cancer Center with proceeds...

Fitness for the New Year!

Dec 30, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Wellness Center is offering two new eight week sessions of exercise classes – Zumba and T’ai Chi Chih. Zumba combines international rhythms and Latin style movement to promote cardio fitness, muscle toning and weight loss. Classes are held Mondays at 4:30pm, beginning on Monday, January 13, 2014, in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and...

GPO Federal Credit Union Donation Provides for Medical Imaging Waiting Room Improvements at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Dec 26, 2013
In November 2013, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation held a ribbon cutting with representatives from GPO Federal Credit Union to celebrate the newly renovated Medical Imaging waiting room made possible through a donation from GPO. “GPO has been a longtime supporter of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare,” said Beth Park, marketing director for GPO. “This year, we wanted to do...

FSLH Wellness Center January Membership Specials

Dec 23, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering membership specials to help you improve your lifestyle in the New Year. Anyone who purchases a three-month membership before Friday, January 31, 2014, will receive two free weeks. Those who purchase a 10-class exercise card will receive two free classes. Gold level memberships include unlimited aquatic exercise, open pool and...

Aquatic Classes for Adults and Children at FSLH Wellness Center

Dec 20, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering two new six week sessions of aquatic classes beginning on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Aqua Attack is a calorie-burning, high-energy class that uses a combination of cardiovascular and strengthening exercises to target the core and major muscle groups. Classes are held Saturdays at 9am and are open to participants of any age or...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, January 7

Dec 17, 2013
Now is the time to make a New Year’s resolution to stop smoking. The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, January 7, 14 and 21, 2014, at The Regional...

“Ho-Ho Hotline” Now Taking Calls

Dec 9, 2013
Children are invited to make a free call to the “Ho-Ho Hotline” at (315) 624-4525 to tell Santa and Mrs. Claus about their Christmas wish lists. Parents can also call to learn what the most popular gifts are this holiday season. The hotline is taking calls starting Monday, December 9, 2013, through Friday, December 20, 2013, and is open between 10am and 2pm, Monday through Friday. This is...

St. George Orthodox Church Raises $800 for FSLH’s Regional Cancer Center

Dec 5, 2013
Cindy Nimey and Rita Albert presented an $800 donation from the St. George Orthodox Church in New Hartford, New York, to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Breast Care Center at The Regional Cancer Center.  The St. George Orthodox Church held a Mediterranean Festival in September 2013, and donated 10 percent of the proceeds to the Breast Care Center. “Breast cancer touches most...

ABC Support Group Meeting - December 14

Dec 4, 2013
On Saturday, December 14, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am at The Regional Cancer Center at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The December meeting topic is “Making Sense of Insurance” presented by Terese Malek, financial coordinator for The Regional Cancer Center....

FSLH to Hold Remembrance Service

Dec 3, 2013
On Thursday, December 19, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will hold a remembrance service in memory of all FSLH patients who passed away in 2013. Families, friends and caregivers are invited to attend the service which begins at 7pm in the Chapel at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The service will feature...

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