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Dec 31, 2013
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....

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