Ending Emotional, Stress and Boredom Eating For Good

by Lindsey Woodkey We have all done it. Our last meal was only an hour ago. Our stomach is content, but our brain is not. With no physical hunger present, we reach into the cupboard for our favorite comfort item and begin to munch away. Ten minutes later we feel guilty and are left to Read more about Ending Emotional, Stress and Boredom Eating For Good[…]

Memorial Names Next CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Leif Ergeson, Memorial Communications: 509.575.8116 Memorial Names Next CEO July 29, 2013–(Yakima, Wash.) Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital’s Board Chairman, Bill Dolsen, today announced that Russ Myers, Memorial’s current Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been selected to become the President/CEO upon Rick Linneweh’s retirement. Linneweh, the current CEO of Read more about Memorial Names Next CEO[…]

Warm Hearts And A History Lesson In Virginia

Dateline Norfolk, Virginia: First, Your Intrepid Cancer Cure Rider needs to make an announcement. (Drum roll please) It would seem that Yours Truly has inherited a big sister! Her name is Constance (Connie) Kinsley and she is married to Bill – “Skip” Kinsley. Connie is sister to Ken Donner. You may recall that Ken is Read more about Warm Hearts And A History Lesson In Virginia[…]

Beauty, And The……Beauty! TinkerBell Joins Cancer Ride America!!

Dateline Never Land: Your Intrepid Cancer Cure Rider, accompanied by Mission control, made a stop in NeverLand. There, Yours Truly was lulled into a sense of security at having “THE BOSS” with me. While touring California on a “Soarin” tour he found himself suddenly standing among the enchanted and charmed. A young lady named Cady, Read more about Beauty, And The……Beauty! TinkerBell Joins Cancer Ride America!![…]

Talking to a friend or relative who has cancer

Dateline North Star Lodge Cancer Care Center. Mission Control and Yours Truly are offering this excellent article written by the cancer treatment center we are supporting. Talking to a person with cancer can be uncomfortable. But you can stay connected during this difficult time. Scary, confusing, unfair—whatever words come to mind when you think about Read more about Talking to a friend or relative who has cancer[…]

Meet Taylor Woods – Our New Intern!

My name is Taylor Woods and I am the newest addition to the Children’s Village family as an intern this summer. With my newly discovered Interdisciplinary Studies major and Nonprofit Administration minor, my goal is to help children with special needs. Although I don’t believe I have those special characteristics that are needed to be Read more about Meet Taylor Woods – Our New Intern![…]

World-class cancer care

  Memorial Family of Services has been providing world-class cancer care locally for 13 years. Each year, North Star Lodge Cancer Center provides care to approximately 900 patients, performs 14,000 radiation and 13,000 chemotherapy treatments, and administers 140,000 lab tests. Recently, Memorial and The Memorial Foundation contributed $6.4 million toward the purchase of technology, including Read more about World-class cancer care[…]

Play your part in ending cancer by DONATING TODAY!

As the month of July nears its end, our intrepid cancer cure rider (a.k.a. Dean Shirey) has set off for the final leg of his 2013 edition of Cancer Ride America. In retrospect, it seems like Dean had only just left yesterday to begin his cross country mission to raise money for the advancement of Read more about Play your part in ending cancer by DONATING TODAY![…]