National Nurses Week is May 6th through 12th, which occurs during the week of Florence Nightingale’s birthday. In 1963 the leadership in United States officially established this special week for a Special Profession. Nursing is a fellowship of hope and healing for those who are ill and hurting.
In America there are 2.7 million RN’s, 752,300 LPN’s and 1.5 million Nurses’ Aides. The Neighborhood Health Clinic has over 100 volunteer nurses, many whom have served for over 14 years and with a deep commitment to caring for those in need.
We thank our brothers and sisters who have come to share their skills, talent and compassion in the delivery of care for low-income workers in Collier County.
We encourage all who read this to express your appreciation and respect for the nurses in your life. … Read more...Read More
John Mattson joined the NHC team as a program consultant to help assess the Clinic’s health education classes and their continued relevance. In close collaboration with staff and education volunteers, Mr. Mattson is working to assist the Clinic with defining future direction of the health literacy programs as well as new curriculum design.… Read more...Read More
Across the United States, during the month of April, Americans will be honored for giving their time to help others by volunteering. April also encompasses National Volunteer Week, April 19-25, which began in 1974, when President Richard Nixon signed an executive order establishing the week as an annual celebration of volunteering. Every President since then has signed a proclamation promoting National Volunteer Week. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 64 million people volunteer annually.
At the Neighborhood Health Clinic we have more than 700 volunteers. Let’s take this time to celebrate National Volunteer Month and to recognize our outstanding volunteers whose dedication over the past 14 years has provided over $14,237,135 in value of donated services.
Thanks to the generosity of our volunteers, we will honor their request to do something different … Read more...Read More
The luncheon started with time to mingle and network with members and potential members on the patio, while enjoying wine and sparkling water.
Guild member, Lauree Personette, welcomed everyone and spoke about the Neighborhood Health Clinic and what role the Clinic has to improve the quality of life and health in our community. Lauree introduced the Neighborhood Health Clinic CEO, Leslie Lascheid, who then gave an overview of the mission of the organization and a heartfelt thank you to the Guild for their continued support.
Elizabeth Lyon, Joy Dillon and Chris Brick presented Leslie with a check for the past year’s … Read more...Read More