Spring Valley Hospital Honored For Hepatitis B Vaccine Birth Dose Rate

By | Acute Care Facilities/Hospitals, Awards, Charity Organizations, Recognition

Hospital honored for second consecutive year; only one in Nevada in 2014.

Spring Valley Hospital has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) and the Southern Nevada Health District for achieving the highest reported rate in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B virus infection during 2014.

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The 7TH Annual KLIP IT FOR KIDZ Benefits Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

By | Charity Organizations, Events, Fundraiser

LAS VEGAS  – Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF), in partnership with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN),  present the 7th annual Klip It for Kidz fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in the center park area at Town Square Las Vegas. NCCF invites local businesses, children and individuals to raise money for critically ill children in Southern Nevada as well as for local schools and sports groups. Last year, more than $40,000 in pledges was raised and more than 85 heads were shaved, collecting 92 hair donations and pony tails.

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Las Vegas Orthopaedic Surgeons Donate and Build a Playground for the Palabra Viva Community

By | Charity Organizations, Charity Organizations/Events/Fundraiser, Events, Fundraiser

LAS VEGAS—Last winter, children from Palabra Viva church put crayons to paper and drew pictures of their dream playground. On Tuesday, March 24, those dreams become reality as hundreds of orthopaedic surgeons and other volunteers attending the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) 2015 Annual Meeting join forces with KaBOOM! and members of the community to bring those designs to life.

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Anthem Commits Nearly $1 Million To Nevada Health-Improvement in 2014

By | Charity Organizations, Charity Organizations/Events/Fundraiser, Events, Fundraiser

LAS VEGAS—Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada’s work to improve health and strengthen local communities continued in 2014, as the company directed nearly $1 million and hundreds of volunteer hours to health-improving causes, organizations and programs in Nevada.

“We know that as our local communities change and grow so do the diverse needs of our residents”

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