First Lady Betsy Dalrymple visits Sanford Children's Hospital 10.31.12
First Lady Betsy Dalrymple brought trick-or-treating fun to children staying at the Sanford Children’s Hospital on Halloween.
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Sisters pay it forward 10.19.12
Sisters Tammy Gimbel and RueAnn Gallagher are both breast cancer survivors. These inspirational women have come up with a way to pay it forward, or “Pink it Forward” as they call it, and help other women who have had mastectomies.
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Major gift from Sanford Health launches $20 million endowment campaign
Local health care is a top priority for Sanford Health, and the organization is proving it. Central and western North Dakota will benefit from a $10 million gift from Sanford Health where $1.5 million will be used immediately to enhance existing Sanford programs, services and initiatives in the Bismarck region. The remaining $8.5 million will be used as matching funds to help launch The Builders of Excellence Endowment Campaign. The gift is part of the $200 million commitment announced in July.
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First Sanford Castle of Care in North Dakota to open in Bismarck 10.16.12
Sanford Health is proud to announce plans to open a Children’s Clinic in north Bismarck to provide more convenient access for families and to meet the community’s growing need for health care services. Expected to open in late spring 2013, the 9,000 square-foot clinic will look like a castle and feature a child-friendly environment. The clinic will also be another home for Meddy Bear, and will supplement the children’s services currently provided at Sanford Health’s downtown campus.
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Early breast cancer detection advocate experiences early diagnosis 10.10.12
Theresa Schmidt, Bismarck Burleigh Public Health Women’s Way coordinator, has been promoting early breast cancer detection among women for the past 12 years not only through her job, but also by helping with the Sanford Run and Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness each October. Last year, she went in for her second mammogram. It showed formations of cancer at a very early stage.
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