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MRH Employees Donate Thanksgiving Dinners to 10 Thumb Area Families

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is thankful for our Thumb Region residents that support our local hospital, so we wanted to give back to our communities as we approach the holiday season. In...

Sit Comfortably Thanks to Marlette Hospital Auxiliary Donation

Through various fundraising efforts throughout the year, the Marlette Hospital Auxiliary is able to purchase needed equipment and furnishings for Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) that enhance the...

Mayville Family HealthCare Supports Local Athletes

Marlette Regional Hospital and its family health care offices offer $10 sport physicals each year in an effort to help local athletes prepare for their sports season at an affordable price and half...

One Patient’s Story: With Hospice, You Don’t Feel Alone

Leo Sullivan is 86 years old, and up until most recently, is very independent. Born and raised in Marlette, Leo was married for 58 years, raised five children—one of which has carried on their...

McLaren Bay Region elects officers

At the Annual Meeting of the McLaren Bay Region Board of Directors conducted on November 7, 2018, the following individuals were elected to serve as officers of the Board: Chair, Gary E. Bosco;...

United Hospice Service Celebrates Record-Setting Luncheon

The volunteers and staff of United Hospice Service would like to thank supporters of the annual Hospice Luncheon that was held on Saturday, October 20th at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Parish...

McKenzie Health System Auxiliary Fall Event Raises More Than $5,000

With more than $5,200 raised, the McKenzie Health System Auxiliary’s “Fall into the Holiday Spirit” annual event was a resounding success. Nearly 50 local sponsors donated a variety...

Polk Salad Annie’s Donates $1,600 to United Hospice Service

A relatively new music hub in the Thumb Area, Polk Salad Annie’s of Brown City, recently made a $1,600 donation to United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital following very successful...

Local Art Students participate in National Rural Health Day

National Rural Health Day was celebrated by McKenzie Health System and other organizations around the country on November 15. Each year on the third Thursday of November, the National Organization of...

The Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Bay Region Receives Recognition for High-Quality Cancer Care from Largest Oncology Society in United States

The Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Bay Region has been recognized by the QOPI ® Certification Program LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc....

Family HealthCare of Brown City Supports Local Athletes

Marlette Regional Hospital and its family health care offices offer $10 sport physicals each year in an effort to help local athletes prepare for their sports season at an affordable price and half...

Marlette Regional Hospital Foundation Celebrates Record-Setting Tree of Shining Love

The Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) Foundation would like to thank supporters of the 30 th Anniversary Tree of Shining Love. Thanks to the support and generosity of 179 donors, 36 sponsors, and 1...

Nephrology Specialists Open Clinic in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital is pleased to share that a new group of nephrology specialists will be seeing patients through the Specialty HealthCare Services office at Marlette Regional Hospital. Board...

McLaren Bay Region implements new emergency department partnership with American Physician Partners

A visit to the emergency room can be one of the most stressful, unpredictable, and potentially frustrating experiences of a person’s life. But a new partnership at McLaren Bay Region, along...

McKenzie Health System Participates in Meeting with New State Administration

The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP), which includes McKenzie Health System’s Medical Director Mark Hamed, MD, MBA, MPH, recently had the opportunity to participate in an Advisory...

MHS Healthcare Provider BLS Classes

December 18, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Additional classes and times available by calling 810-648-3092 Registration is required by calling 810-648-6117.

McLaren Bay Region Parkinson’s Exercise and Movement Class

Thursday, December 6 | 3:30PM - 4:30PM, every Thursday McLaren Bay Region’s Center for Rehabilitation is pleased to offer a comprehensive low-cost exercise class designed for individuals living...

McLaren Bay Region Parkinson’s Exercise and Movement Class

Thursday, December 6 | 3:30PM - 4:30PM, every Thursday McLaren Bay Region’s Center for Rehabilitation is pleased to offer a comprehensive low-cost exercise class designed for individuals living...

McLaren Bay Region Four Week Childbirth Series

Wednesday, January 2 - January 23 | 6:30PM - 9PM This class provides information on the process of labor and birth, including breathing, relaxation and other coping measures, hospital birthing...

Aleda E. Lutz Expresses Appreciation to Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

April 15 through 21 is National Volunteer Week and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will use the opportunity to thank more than 67,000 citizen volunteers who give back to Veterans every day at local VA medical facilities.

Locally, the Aleda E. Lutz VA in Saginaw will recognize the 256 volunteers for the 35,968 hours they contributed toward caring for Veterans, driving, directing, sitting, serving, comforting and counseling on a regular basis.

“Volunteers at our VA and throughout the 35 counties we serve do remarkable things for Veterans and our VA. From sitting with a Veteran nearing end of life, to traveling hundreds of miles to help transport a Veteran to his or her nearest VA appointment, they remain an important part of our VA health care team and we couldn’t provide the care and services we provide without them,” stated Karandeep Sraon, Acting Medical Center Director.

National Volunteer Week also presents an opportunity for other citizens to join the ranks of volunteers serving Veterans. There are as many ways to volunteer as there are willing people to do so. For instance, we have several volunteers who provide wheelchair escort services through the medical center and those who merely come in to greet Veterans or visit those who are in our Community Living Center. Also, Volunteers assist with recreational therapy activities, sponsor events, and donate money and items to help support a variety of needs.

“I have truly enjoyed my role at the VA serving as Chief, Voluntary Service. Working with such a dedicated group of individuals who assist Veterans and our VA every day has been so rewarding, they became extended family and I will treasure those relationships for a lifetime,” stated Jason Christianson. “Our VA is always welcoming new volunteers, so please get in touch with us to learn more.”

While National Volunteer Week kicks off April 15, VA is inviting everyone in the community to explore how they can use their skills and unique assets to thank Veterans with service of their own. No medical experience is necessary and volunteers are encouraged to share ideas how they would like to give back using their unique skills. To find opportunities, visit your nearest VA medical facility, call Voluntary Service at 989-497-2500, Ext. 13360, or visit www.volunteer.va.gov.

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