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Over 1,000 Cards Collected through Legislator Lorigo’s 2nd Annual Valentines for Veterans Program

Over 1,000 Cards Collected through Legislator Lorigo’s 2nd Annual Valentines for Veterans Program

Handmade Valentine’s Day cards were delivered to local veterans thanks to students at schools located throughout Erie County – District 10. Legislator Joseph Lorigo, who represents the 10thDistrict, visited several of the schools recently to recognize the students for participating in his second annual Valentines for Veterans program, which honors members of the military for their service.

Taste of Buffalo Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Taste of Buffalo Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

In an effort to support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships. Up to five scholarship winners will each receive $1,000 to be applied toward their college education.

Catholic Charities Tri-County Appeal Volunteers Gather to Learn About, Start 2013 Campaign

About 50 parish and community volunteers, local clergy and lay leaders, and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, gathered today for a volunteer training workshop and reception to help kick off the 2013 Appeal for Catholic Charities in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

The event was held at Bohn’s Restaurant, 5256 Clinton St., in preparation for the 89th annual campaign, which carries a goal of $10.7 million and officially began Jan. 8.

Members of the Appeal leadership team presented information about the 2013 Appeal, including what has changed, how to run a successful parish effort, and ideas for gaining new, and retaining previous, donors.

Deb Bachman Named OCH Employee of the Year at Gala

Deb Bachman Named OCH Employee of the Year at Gala

Deborah Bachman, a Patient Care Technician (PCT) at Orleans Community Health/Medina Memorial, was named Associate of the Year at the WInter Gala held Saturday night at the Pillars in Albion. Also honored were the Associates of the Month for all of 2012.  The Winter Gala is a new event for the staff and was very well attended - with tickets selling out in just two days.

Associate of the Month: Orleans Community Health/Medina Memorial Hospital

Associate of the Month: Orleans Community Health/Medina Memorial Hospital

Associate of the Month November 2012

Delores Kelley – Cafeteria Aide/Nutritional Services

From the nominating associate –“Delores has excellent customer service skills.  She understands her customer and she extends hospitality graciously.  She shows a personal interest in and concern for her customers.  She always has a positive attitude and her actions/attitudes make others feel valued.

Delores greets you with a warm welcome every time you enter the cafeteria.  She goes out of her way to give you the best service. She knows her customer’s likes and makes sure that it is ready when they arrive.  Delores demonstrates a personal interest and desire to help others; she is always very positive in interactions with others.  Delores is an asset to our organization.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day at Medina Memorial Hospital

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day at Medina Memorial Hospital

Beautiful Holiday Music at Medina Hospital

Beautiful Holiday Music at Medina Hospital

Harp player Patricia Worrad  of Medina, NY donates a free harp concert every year to the residents and patients of Orleans Community Health/Medina Memorial. Her songs of the season are beautiful!