The importance of Children’s Village: Eva’s Story, told by her mom…

Eva is 12, she loves to color, to be outside, animals, and to go to school with her friends. She also was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was 3 ½, and later got the diagnosis as intractable epilepsy after several failed attempts with medications and other treatments. Her seizures have evolved and we have tried several Read more about The importance of Children’s Village: Eva’s Story, told by her mom…[…]

Ballet classes for children with special needs.

Children’s Village’s One 2 One social/recreation program partners with Yakima School of Ballet each Spring to offer ballet classes to children with special needs. This year, ten girls and their peer helpers experienced the joy of performing in the school’s recitals earlier this month. We would like to say Thank You to Lisa Price, Yakima Read more about Ballet classes for children with special needs.[…]

The annual Fiesta de Salud Health Fair is just around the corner!

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, July 27 Modern Living Building, Yakima State Fair Park, 1301 S. Fair Ave. What is it? This is the 12th year for Fiesta de Salud, an annual health and wellness fair presented by Virginia Mason Memorial, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and Fiesta Foods. This event is offered at Read more about The annual Fiesta de Salud Health Fair is just around the corner![…]

MAKE A MIRACLE AT DAIRY QUEEN THIS SUMMER

June 06, 2019 | By Josh Munson Now through July 25 you can purchase a CMN Miracle Balloon at participating Dairy Queenlocations to help kids treated at our hospital. Don’t forget to mark your calendar for Miracle Treat Day happening this summer on July 25 where $1 from every Blizzard Treat sold is donated to CMN. The following Dairy Read more about MAKE A MIRACLE AT DAIRY QUEEN THIS SUMMER[…]

Local program Supervisor asked to lead the Washington State Parent to Parent Network….

Rooted in Parent to Parent My introduction to Parent to Parent started over 25 years ago, when I had the privilege of bringing a unique sibling support program to Yakima.  Sibshops was created to support siblings of brothers and sisters with special needs- in a fun, engaging way.  I was a parent raising a young Read more about Local program Supervisor asked to lead the Washington State Parent to Parent Network….[…]

Children’s Village parents visit Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

  On April 30, four parents from Children’s Village joined Tracie Hoppis, Child and Family Services Supervisor, at Pacific Northwest University to share about the journey of raising a child with special needs. Amy, Heather, Melia and Erin talked about positive experiences with the medical profession, as well as some circumstances they wished could have Read more about Children’s Village parents visit Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences[…]

Virginia Mason Memorial named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists

May 2, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Rebecca Teagarden, Memorial Communications, 509-577-5051 Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Virginia Mason Memorial with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business award, earning it a place alongside 1,266 bike-forward businesses across the country in a commitment to building a more Bicycle Friendly America. With the announcement of 83 Read more about Virginia Mason Memorial named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists[…]

Students with disabilities in Yakima

On April 12th, community stakeholders interested in transition to adulthood supports and services for students with disabilities gathered at Children’s Village. We had great participation from: -Local school districts -ESD 105 -Children’s Village -Developmental Disabilities Administration -Division of Vocational Rehabilitation -PAVE -Office of the Education Ombuds -Yakima County -Parents   The group discussed what’s going Read more about Students with disabilities in Yakima[…]