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23Aug

Thank you for a fantastic 1889 Classic!

By |August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events|Comments Off on Thank you for a fantastic 1889 Classic!

On Monday, July 23, the 1889 Classic took place at Sunnehanna Country Club! It was a wonderful day of golf, despite slightly grey skies, and we had a wonderful time. We are grateful to

20Aug

1889 Foundation supports Laurel Highlands Nurse Practitioners Conference; scholarship now available

By |August 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on 1889 Foundation supports Laurel Highlands Nurse Practitioners Conference; scholarship now available

1889 Foundation recognizes that the need for nurse practitioners is growing in primary and specialty care, and supports education and training for these vital healthcare workers. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses who have earned at

2Aug

Creative Health Impact Grants announced for 2018

By |August 2nd, 2018|Categories: PRAA|Comments Off on Creative Health Impact Grants announced for 2018

The 1889 Foundation and Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance (PRAA) are pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Creative Health Impact Grant (CHIG) Awards. The awards were designed to provide up to $25,000 in 1889

24Jul

Thank you for a great Pet Therapy Day!

By |July 24th, 2018|Categories: Events|Comments Off on Thank you for a great Pet Therapy Day!

The 13th Annual Pet Therapy Day held at Windber Recreation Park was a huge success! The July 22 event was put on by Golden Girls Pet Therapy to help educate the public about pet therapy

9Jul

Center for Population Health announces major diabetes initiative

By |July 9th, 2018|Categories: Center for Population Health|Comments Off on Center for Population Health announces major diabetes initiative

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is asking national organizations for proposals to bring proven community interventions against diabetes to Cambria and Somerset Counties. As a Tribune-Democrat article about the initiative states, "In its

21Jun

Save the date for the 11th Annual Chef Auction!

By |June 21st, 2018|Categories: Events|Comments Off on Save the date for the 11th Annual Chef Auction!

The 11th Annual Chef Auction is set for Wednesday, October 10 at the Frank Pasquerilla Conference Center in Johnstown! Save the date for this fun and delicious event for a great cause -- proceeds will

4Jun

13th Annual Pet Therapy Day set for July 22

By |June 4th, 2018|Categories: Events|Comments Off on 13th Annual Pet Therapy Day set for July 22

Come join us on Sunday, July 22 from noon-5:00 pm for a family fun day full of food, a bake sale, vendors, basket raffle, horses, a pet parade, music and much more! Plus, you'll learn

16May

E.MAP and 1889 Foundation award scholarships

By |May 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on E.MAP and 1889 Foundation award scholarships

E.MAP (the Employers Medical Access Partnership), which is a membership-based organization serving employers in five counties, and 1889 Foundation have awarded scholarships for 2018! E.MAP has funded these scholarships since 2009, supporting worthy recipients who are

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