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FSLH Partners with Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees to Create Employment Opportunities for Refugees

Jul 10, 2015
Nearly a year ago Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare partnered with the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (MVRCR) to create employment opportunities for refugees in support services, including Environmental and Nutrition Services. Joy Lomazzo, a recruitment specialist in Human Resources at Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), was looking for ways to fill open positions with quality...

MVHS Names Chief Radiation Therapist

Jul 9, 2015
UTICA – Carly Sperati, RTT, BS has been named chief radiation therapist of Radiation Oncology for the Cancer Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Sperati maintains clinical operations for the Radiation Oncology Department. Sperati has been an employee at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare since 2002, serving as a staff radiation therapist and, most recently, as lead...

St. Luke's Home Honors Kiwanis Club of Utica

Jul 8, 2015
For nearly 30 years, the Kiwanis Club of Utica has hosted a monthly bingo program for residents at St. Luke’s Home. To honor the organization for their long-time support, St. Luke’s Home presented Kiwanis members with a plaque of appreciation on Thursday, June 25, 2015. A decrease in new membership for the Kiwanis Club of Utica led the group to withdraw from hosting the evening bingo program...

17 Bonus Prize Packages Announced for 19th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Drawing

Jul 7, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM-WLZW, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of the Mohawk Valley announced the start of the 19th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at FSLH in April 2015. One lucky person will win...

VNA of Utica and Oneida County Honors Employees at 100th Anniversary Celebration

Jul 7, 2015
On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Utica and Oneida County celebrated its 100th anniversary with a celebration attended by more than 150 employees, business partners and community members. The event featured presentations on the organization’s rich history, as well recognized employees for their outstanding contributions to the agency and its patients. Seven of...

MVHS to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, July 14

Jun 30, 2015
On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to...

MVHS Begins Chapel Prayer Sessions

Jun 30, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System invites patients, residents, families and staff members of all faith traditions to join together in prayerful meditation in regular sessions called Prayerful Pauses. Prayerful Pauses will be held each Wednesday at 2:30pm in the following rotation: First Wednesday: St. Marianne Cope Chapel at SEMC Second Wednesday: St. Luke’s Campus Chapel Third...

FSLH Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon Raises $522,618 to Help Local Children

Jun 26, 2015
The 24th annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Telethon aired Wednesday, May 27, 2015, on WKTV NewsChannel 2. The Telethon raised $522,618, which will be used to support programs, services and equipment that benefit Maternal Child Services at FSLH. “This year’s Telethon was a great success and we greatly appreciate the support of all...

MVHS Wellness Center Classes Beginning in July 2015

Jun 26, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is beginning a new session of aquatic and specialty classes which includes Pilates, PiYo and Yoga. All classes run in eight-week sessions and begin the week of Monday, July 6, 2015. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the entire eight-week session of a class or purchase a...

Cancer Support Forum - July 13

Jun 25, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, July 13, 2015, at 6pm. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6pm in the Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The forum, led by the Cancer Center’s social worker, offers support...

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