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You will not want to miss the Friends of MERP’s 1st Annual fundraiser: Lovers, Lures and the Great Outdoors.

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This event will be held at the Park Inn by Radisson on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6pm – 8pm.  Tickets are just $40 each.

There will be food, outdoor themed games, auctions and prizes – Fun for the entire family!

Get your tickets now by calling MERP 724-347-6377 (Farrell) or 724-589-6377 (Greenville)

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Click here to purchase your tickets online!

Consider a sponsorship!

$1000 – Monster Buck: Includes a table at the event, logo in the event program, live shout out during the event, social media advertising prior to the event, 8 event tickets and 8 prize auction tickets.

$500 – Big Bass: Includes logo in the event program, live shout out during the event, social media advertising prior to the event and 2 event tickets.

$250 – Long Drive: Includes logo in event program, live shout out during the event and social media advertising.

$100 – Minnow: Live shout out during the event.

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UPMC Horizon’s 31st Annual Memories in Lights will take place in the lobby of the Greenville Campus on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019.  The ceremony will begin at 6:00pm in the Greenville Hospital Lobby with refreshments following.  Celebrate life with us and honor or remember your loved ones by placing your angels on the tree where they will remain throughout the holiday season.  Proceeds from this fundraiser directly benefit the Friends of MERP.  

To participate, please print out the form: MIL Announcement 2019

Mail with your payment to: Friends of MERP, 110 North Main Street, Greenville, PA 16125

You can also purchase angels by calling the Farrell MERP at 724-347-6377 or the Greenville MERP at 724-589-6377.  We accept credit cards!

Thank you for supporting this fundraiser.

UPMC Horizon and UPMC Jameson held the annual PINK Event
(Prevention, Inspiration, Nurture, Knowledge – a cancer fundraiser)
On Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 1-4pm at The Scottish Rite Cathedral, New Castle, PA.

The event was FREE and featured:
Exhibitor Marketplace
50/50
The Sherry Chessin Fashion Show
Basket Raffles
Refreshments

Attendees learned about the regional resources now available for women in Lawrence and Mercer Counties.

Thank you to our event sponsors: 

Cray Youth & Family Services
Robert Stein, DO
Joy Cone Company
Vocational & Psychological Services
Mohr Well Drilling
Berner International
Neshannock Township Police Association
Book & Proch Well Drilling
PHN Charitable Foundation
Central Heating & POlumbing
Robert Pierz
Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home
Internal Medicine Associates
UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation
UPMC Jameson

 

 

The 2019 Cackles, Clutches and Cocktails purse raffle will be held held at The Avalon at Buhl Country Club on Thursday, December 5 from 5:30pm – 9:00pm. 

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!  Thank you for supporting us.  See you in December.

The evening’s events will include the Signature Purse Raffle, the famous 50+ Purse Raffle and a Louis Vuitton purse raffle.

Over $25,000 in brand new, name brand purses will again be raffled throughout the evening with one signature purse winner announced every 15 minutes!

Thank you for supporting the UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation through this event.

buhlhole18revThe rain held off and despite the soggy course, the UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation’s 25th Annual Golf Masters Scramble was a huge success.

Congratulations to our winning teams:

First Place:  -13 (score card playoff) UPMC Northwest‘s Keith Pemrick, Rob Woods, Rick Motter & Todd Garrett.

Second Place:  -13 (score card playoff) UPMC St. Margaret‘s David Shebstich, Bob Ledoux, Brandon Ledoux & Scott Long.

Third Place: -10  Joseph Eye & Laser Center‘s Chris Joseph, Allison Joseph, Dave Sobolsky & Terry Danko.

Thank you to all the teams who supported our outing this year.

A huge Thank You to our Sponsors:

Event Sponsor – UPMC Horizon Medical Staff

Platinum Sponsors – Avanti Architecture, Jackie & Jerry Bonier, DQE Communications, Joseph Eye & Laser Center, PHN Charitable Foundation, UPMC Horizon Jameson, UPMC Passavant.

Bronze Sponsors – Bruce & Merrilees Electric Company, George White Properties, Image Associates Architects, McGonigle Ambulance Service, Rien Construction, Shenango Valley Cinemas, UPMC Horizon Shenango Employee Contribution Fund.

Hole Sponsors – American Infrastructure Solutions, CJL Engineering, Credit Management Company, Davevic Benefit Consultants, Easley & Rivers, Eckley’s TV & Appliances, Greenville Savings Bank, Hodge Foundry, Landau Building Company, Laurel Technical Institute, O’Neill Coffee Company, Pyramid Consulting Group, Renick Brothers Mechanical Contractors, Ridgewood at Shenango Valley, St. Paul Homes, Sterling Drain D’Rooter, The Garland Company, UPMC Centers for Rehab Services, UPMC Horizon Greenville Employee Contribution Fund, UPMC Northwest, Warren Glass & Paint Company, Winslow Engineering.

Friends – Community Counseling Center, Cottage Gardens, ARC of Mercer County.

Do you golf?  Consider golfing with us next year for our 26th Annual Outing.

Still need to complete your sponsorship payment? Use our convenient online sponsor link.

 

Thank you to all the UPMC Horizon Farrell Hospital employees who joined us at our “block party” on
Friday, March 24.  Aside from the delicious cookies and pizza bites, there were great giveaways and a contest!

Employees could try to guess how many pieces of equipment were loaned through our MERP in fiscal year 2016.  Guesses ranged from 89 – 15,000!  MERP loaned 3,720 pieces of equipment, so the lucky winner, who guessed 4,000 got to choose either a jumbo UPMC chocolate bar, a camp chair or a jacket.

The great thing about the block party was that we were able to talk about the great things our foundation is doing to over 100 UPMC employees.  We hope to participate in the UPMC Horizon Greenville block party within the next few months, so look for us there!

Our Healthy Habits program was in full swing this January when about 45 eighth graders enjoyed a field trip to Thyme in Your Kitchen in Sharon, PA to learn how to cook healthy meals at home.  Thyme in Your Kitchen helped to sponsor this program that taught eighth grade students from Farrell Schools some easy meals with readily available ingredients.  Students learned how to create healthy quesadillas, make hand-made egg noodles and chicken noddle soup, and create some desserts that were nutritious.  Each student received an apron and a personal cookbook.  Students loved the class where they learned how to measure ingredients, properly chop vegetables, saute, boil and bake.  “I went home and made quesadillas for my brother and sisters right away.  We had fun making our own creations,” said one student.  Just one week later, three other students had already made quesadillas at home and several had made the egg noodles for their families.  The cooking class was added as a trial this year and the students overwhelmingly agreed that it is a keeper!

FullSizeRender (00F)The UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation’s 22nd Annual Golf Master’s Scramble was held at the Avalon at Buhl on Monday, June 27.  Golfers were greeted by a beautiful blue sky!

The day began with a great breakfast, a putting contest and a basket raffle and after 18 holes of golf, golfers
and guests enjoyed delicious appetizers and a buffet dinner.

The golf outing is our largest fundraiser of the year and proceeds are used to address unmet health and human service needs in our community.  Thank you to everyone who sponsored the event, golfed and to our many volunteers who made the day very special!FullSizeRender (015)image13

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IMG_5349Thank you to our ten 9th graders who served as trainers for the fifth graders at Farrell Schools this past year.

These ninth grade students went above and beyond by being our first students to participate in the Healthy Habits for Life program as fitness trainers.  This year, these ten students taught healthy eating and exercises to their 5th grade peers at Farrell Schools.

UPMC Horizon Wellness Center’s Heather Parks presented each of the ninth grade trainers with a gift card to Dunham’s and a participation certificate.  The program is funded by the UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation.

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The program, initiated in 2014/2015 school year has been in the development phase.  Now, the program is ready to fully implement for the 2016/2017 school year.

Do you know of of a school that would like to see this program?  Read the Program Information and complete the Application.

 

 

 

 

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IMG_5255 croppedThank you to the hundreds of people who purchased plants from us at one of our Mather’s Day Plant Sale locations last week.

 

You made this fundraiser a huge success!  Your purchase helped to support one of the many great programs of the UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation.

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