Mercy Sponsors October Career Advising Expo

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center, Coming Together Stark County and the Greater Stark County Urban League will sponsor the Career Advising Expo on Sat., Oct. 11, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Southeast Community Center ("Peel" Coleman Center), 1400 Sherrick Rd. S.E. in Canton. The event is free and open to the public, and…

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SilverSneakers® Fitness Program Hosts Open House

Canton, Ohio: Members of select AARP and Aetna Advantage Plans can now join Anthem and Humana enrollees in taking advantage of the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program at Mercy Health & Fitness Center. At no cost, eligible seniors can take advantage of the center’s equipment and classes to increase their strength, range of motion, balance and agility….

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Interfaith Prayer Service Will Mark Mercy’s Centennial

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center invites the community to celebrate the hospital’s 100th anniversary during an interfaith prayer service on Wed., Sept. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in McKinley High School’s Umstattd Hall in Canton. The service will be followed by a reception for the whole family in the school’s cafeteria. Participants will join in prayer…

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Centennial Harvest Ball To Celebrate 100 Years Of Community Support For Mercy

Canton, Ohio: In celebration of 100 years of community support for Mercy Medical Center, the Mercy Service League has themed its fundraising gala the Centennial Harvest Ball, to be held Sat., Oct. 18, at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Proceeds from this exceptional, "no wallets required" event – known for its fine food and dancing…

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Mercy Offers Free Diabetes Support Group

Mercy Medical Center’s Diabetes Education Program is offering a free adult and pediatric diabetes support group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 at Mercy Medical Center in the Ambulatory Care Center Auditorium. Guest speaker Arvind Y. Krishna, M.D., endocrinologist, will discuss ways patients can better manage diabetes in their daily lives. Diabetes,…

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Mercy Health & Fitness Center Offers Cardio-Kickboxing

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center offers Cardio-Kickboxing classes from 7 – 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22 – Monday, Oct. 13 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Avenue. Instructed by Dan Schoenberg, a second-degree black belt and Silver Medal winner at the 2002 USAKF International Competition, the class…

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Mercy To Unveil Centennial Exhibit At Jülz

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will unveil "One Mission, One Century" – an exhibit featuring historical photos, archival articles and memorabilia of its first 100 years – during a special reception in conjunction with the Mercy Service League on Fri., Sept. 5, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Jülz by Alan Rodriguez, 220 Market…

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Free Prostate Cancer Screening

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is offering free prostate cancer screenings on Monday, Sept. 15 beginning at 6 p.m. at Mercy Cancer Center, located at 1320 Mercy Drive, NW, in Canton. Screenings are available for men 50 years of age and older who are not currently under the care of a urologist. African American men…

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Fair In September

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will sponsor a Medicare Fair that is free and open to the public on Tues., Sept. 2, in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium, Lower Level. Terri Gursky, Mercy’s Medicare advisor, will begin the event at 9 a.m. with a Medicare overview. The fair, which concludes at 11 a.m., will…

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Mercy Offers Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop

  Canton, Ohio: In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 7 – 13), Mercy Medical Center Behavioral Health will sponsor a two-hour suicide risk assessment workshop for professionals and community members on Wed., Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Mercy Hall Auditorium. The program will feature Phillip J. Resnick, M.D., professor of psychiatry…

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Is Your Local Organization Seeking A Service Project?

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Volunteer Services Department is looking for local organizations and clubs that can provide services to our patients and visitors. Offsite groups – such as church youth groups, sewing circles, Girls Scouts and Boy Scouts – can serve Mercy patients from the comfort of their homes or offices. Examples of service…

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Fair In July

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will sponsor a Medicare Fair that is free and open to the public on Tues., July 22 in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium, Lower Level. Terri Gursky, Mercy’s Medicare advisor, will begin the event at 9 a.m. with a Medicare overview. The fair, which concludes at 11 a.m., will…

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Mercy Ambassador Volunteer Awarded Ymca Camp Scholarship

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center ambassador Volunteer Aneka Nelson was recently awarded one of several YMCA of Central Stark County Certificate of Character Scholarships for a full week at the YMCA’s Camp Tippecanoe this summer. Angela Hayes, manager of Mercy Volunteer Services and YMCA board member, has observed Nelson’s work at Mercy. She said, “Aneka…

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