Huge thanks to Walmart for donating $66,826 to The Memorial Foundation!

Huge thanks to Walmart for donating $66,826 to The Memorial Foundation in support of health programs! Walmart awarded $683,034 to 13 Washington non-profit organizations on Thursday, June 25 —including a $66,826 grant to the Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation. The $66,826 grant will support the hospital foundation’s preventative health programs, which aim to reduce the Read more about Huge thanks to Walmart for donating $66,826 to The Memorial Foundation![…]

Walmart to donate $66,826 to Memorial for health programs

YAKIMA – Walmart will donate a check for $66,826 to The Memorial Foundation in support of health programs in the Yakima Valley. The money will be used to help pay for healthy eating grocery tours, cooking classes, nutrition education for people with diabetes and childhood obesity programs. WHAT: Check presentation WHEN: 11 a.m. Thursday, June Read more about Walmart to donate $66,826 to Memorial for health programs[…]

Run Your ACE Off – 5k Walk/Run on June 27th

Get ready to run your ace off for kids! Your local ACE Hardware and Les Schwab Tires are sponsoring the Run Your Ace Off 5K Walk/Run to support local miracles for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. ACE and Les Schwab are longtime supporters of Children’s Miracle Network. This is the first year for this event, and Read more about Run Your ACE Off – 5k Walk/Run on June 27th[…]

Why standing for at least 2 hours at work is a good idea

June 15, 2015—Sitting all day at work is something professionals shouldn’t stand for—but it’s a problem that many face in the modern workplace. Sitting for long periods may increase your risks of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, some cancers and dying early. The average New York City resident spends about 7 hours parked in a chair during an Read more about Why standing for at least 2 hours at work is a good idea[…]

Memorial’s Buffum receives Community Service Award from Yakima Valley Sports Commission

YAKIMA – Joel Buffum of Memorial Sports Medicine Advantage has received the Yakima Valley Sports Commission’s Community Service Award. Buffum received the award June 10 at the Commission’s 13th annual Yakima Valley Sports Awards luncheon in recognition of his efforts to ensure the safety of athletes at high school and community events. For the past Read more about Memorial’s Buffum receives Community Service Award from Yakima Valley Sports Commission[…]

Join Memorial at Yakima Pippins Baseball Tough Enough to Wear Pink night

Strike out cancer! Join Memorial at Yakima Pippins Baseball Tough Enough to Wear Pink night YAKIMA – Memorial Family of Services wants you to help strike out cancer! Memorial is sponsoring the first Tough Enough to Wear Pink night at the Yakima Pippins game on Monday, June 15, 2015, in support of cancer programs in Read more about Join Memorial at Yakima Pippins Baseball Tough Enough to Wear Pink night[…]

Healthy for Life cooking classes offered in Yakima

Topic:              Healthy for Life Cooking Classes Guest:             Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster Date:               June 2, 2015, 8 a.m. Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital and Kohl’s Cares have teamed up to bring you Healthy For Life, a program dedicated to helping you be healthier. The program includes free exercise classes – yoga, boot camp, zumba, which we’ve Read more about Healthy for Life cooking classes offered in Yakima[…]

Memorial offers summer babysitting classes

Memorial is again this year offering a series of Safe Sitter classes for boys and girls, ages 11-13, to learn safe and nurturing childcare techniques. What are the benefits of Safe Sitter classes? Students are empowered. They learn rescue skills and basic first aid. They learn infant and child CPR and choking child rescue, though Read more about Memorial offers summer babysitting classes[…]

Run Your Ace Off 5K Walk/Run to support local miracles

          Get ready to run your ace off for kids! Your local ACE Hardware and Les Schwab Tires are sponsoring the Run Your Ace Off 5K Walk/Run to support local miracles for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Proceeds from this event benefit the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Department at Yakima Read more about Run Your Ace Off 5K Walk/Run to support local miracles[…]