Yakima Children's Miracle Network

Do you wonder what those yellow balloons they sell for $1 at Costco and various other retail outlets around town are all about? The cashier asks if you would like to donate a dollar towards Children’s Miracle Network, and you dutifully say yes, because really, it’s just a dollar right? The Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Read more about Yakima Children's Miracle Network[…]

Hospice Groundbreaking

More than 225 friends, donors, and neighbors  joined together at the recent Cottage in the Meadow site to celebrate the commencement of construction.  Everyone enjoyed themselves as they were welcomed by dignitaries and given an update on Cottage by Dr. Tim Melhorn, chair of the Hospice Steering Committee.  The ceremony concluded as chaplain Laurie Oswalt Read more about Hospice Groundbreaking[…]

Mammography Center Donation

Yakima Valley Quilters donate $10,000 for mammograms Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — The Yakima Valley Quilters Guild is presenting ‘Ohana Mammography Center with a $10,000 check today in support of its scholarship fund. The scholarship fund is used to help offset the cost of mammography imaging exams for patients unable to afford the full cost. Read more about Mammography Center Donation[…]

A Commitment for Children: Key Bank

Greg Loudon is the kind of volunteer every non-profit wishes for. He knows Children’s Village inside and out. And it’s not just because his wife used to work for the Village as a family resource coordinator or because his daughter has received services. It’s not even because his employer, Key Bank, is a dedicated donor Read more about A Commitment for Children: Key Bank[…]

Health Insurance Rates

State-federal review of health insurance rate increases begins, double-digit price hikes must be justified 09/01/2011 01:01 AM EDT   Today, health insurers seeking to increase their rates by 10 percent or more must submit their request to state or federal reviewers to determine whether they are reasonable or not. This rate review program, created by Read more about Health Insurance Rates[…]

Complementary and alternative medicine

Kim McCorquodale RD,CSO,CD We all know what a wonderful resource the internet is, but most of us also realize it is difficult at times to figure out if all (or even a small portion) of that available information is reliable. The area of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is an especially tricky one. There are Read more about Complementary and alternative medicine[…]