The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Best Part

Today marks the last tour of Memorial Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for the 2013 “Mr.” pageant fundraising season, my first.  Over the course of the last four months, young men and women from Toppenish, Davis, West Valley, Eisenhower, Sunnyside, Wapato and East Valley High Schools got a brief first-hand glimpse into the seemingly Read more about The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Best Part[…]

Memorial employees generously give to support women’s health

If you’ve received care at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital or one of our facilities, you’ve seen our employees’ compassion and caring in action.  What you may not know is that they also give back to the community in generous ways that go beyond their job descriptions. We celebrated our employees on March 28th as The Read more about Memorial employees generously give to support women’s health[…]

HEALING TOUCH CAN HELP WITH PAIN AND STRESS REDUCTION

Join us at North Star Lodge this Wednesday at 12 noon for a light lunch and a special presentation and demonstration about Healing Touch with Anna Marie Newman, BSN, RN, CNOR, LMP, HTCP/I.  Anna Marie, a registered nurse for 40 years, has worked in both city and rural hospitals.  She has a private Healing Touch Read more about HEALING TOUCH CAN HELP WITH PAIN AND STRESS REDUCTION[…]

UPCOMING COTTAGE IN THE MEADOW VOLUNTEER MEETING MAY 2, 2013

UPCOMING COTTAGE IN THE MEADOW VOLUNTEER MEETING MAY 2, 2013 Cottage in the Meadow Volunteers, CITM Staff and I (Branden Johnson) were hoping to hold our 2nd CITM meeting on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 9:00-9:45am.  All CITM volunteers and staff would be invited to attend the meetings (staff may not be in attendance if Read more about UPCOMING COTTAGE IN THE MEADOW VOLUNTEER MEETING MAY 2, 2013[…]

A Dream Come True: It would be my dream to be at Children’s Village

Taking a break from my career in the medical field to be a stay at home mom at the birth of our son was an incredible blessing.  However, I knew eventually I would return to the work force. In 1997, in the middle of my “sabbatical”, I learned about the opening of a facility in Read more about A Dream Come True: It would be my dream to be at Children’s Village[…]

Autism Awareness Month 2013: Events

April is Autism Awareness Month! Autism Awareness Activities ~brought to you by parents raising children with ASD~     April 2 (World Autism Awareness Day)– Blue Hair Extensions!                     3-5:00 pm in the Children’s Village Community Room.  Call or email Gloria to schedule your time (this procedure takes just 5 minutes!).  Gloria: (509)949-6733 / urness4@msn.com .  Read more about Autism Awareness Month 2013: Events[…]