April 17, 2014

New Home Care Aide course offered at VGCC Warren Campus

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a Home Care Aide training course at the college’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton, May 27 through June 24.  Classes are set to be held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. This marks the first time that the course has been offered by VGCC. Home Care Aide […]

Triangle North Healthcare Foundation Extends Grant Due Date to May 1

Letters of Interest are currently being accepted by Triangle North Healthcare Foundation for a second round of grantmaking, according to Executive Director Val Short. The due date for Letters of Interest has been extended to May 1 at 5 p.m., according to Short. Submitting the Letter of Interest is the first step in the process […]

Operation Medicine Drop March 17 – 21 2014

Operation Medicine Drop – Dispose of Your Unused, Expired Prescriptions Take-back event offers public safe, secure way to dispose of their medications.   Sponsored by Safe Kids Henderson-Vance, Henderson Police Department, Prescription drug take-back event where the public can dispose of expired, unused prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications and keep them out of the wrong […]

Autism Carnival Fundraiser for Triangle Run/Walk for Autism April 5th, 2014

April 5, 2014 (rain date April 12) Noon – 4:00 pm Crossroads Shopping Center   We will be having a bouncy house, speed pitch, basketball, face painting, balloon twisting, train ride and much more. $10.00 attraction card is available for purchase that will be good for 7 attractions of the child’s choice.   Hot dogs, […]

American Red Cross Blood Drive February 27th, 2014

The Early High School STEM Program on the campus of Northern Vance High School is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, February 27, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. in the media center at Northern Vance. All interested persons are urged to participate in this important community event. For additional information or to […]

VGCC Child Care Center kids learn about Dental Hygiene

VGCC Child Care Center kids learn about Dental Hygiene.  (VGCC Photo)

Children enrolled in the Child Care Center on Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus recently enjoyed a visit from Suzanne Cheever, a dental hygienist from the office of Dr. Wilson Hoyle in Henderson. Cheever’s visit on Feb. 5 was planned in conjunction with a unit of study on Dental Health. February is National Children’s Dental Health […]

Triangle North Healthcare Foundation Announces Second Round of Grantmaking

Letters of Interest are currently being accepted by Triangle North Healthcare Foundation for a second round of grantmaking, according to Executive Director Val Short. “Nonprofit and governmental organizations and schools that have programs and projects that will impact and improve health in our communities are encouraged to submit Letters of Interest by March 3,” announced […]

Triangle North Healthcare Foundation Elects Johnson Chairman of the Board

Joretha Johnson - TNHF Board Chairman

Joretha G. Johnson has been elected chairman of Triangle North Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors at its meeting in December. Johnson is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and a former plant manager at Proctor & Gamble/IAMS in Henderson. She is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in polymer engineering […]

White House: I’m asking you

Good evening – The Affordable Care Act has been in the news a lot recently — and increasingly for the right reasons. The law is working: Already, nearly 365,000 people across the country have picked private plans through the Marketplace — and 800,000 more are on track to get Medicaid through their states. These are […]

TNHF Foundation Golf Tournament Benefits Local Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs received $8,000 from Triangle North Healthcare Foundation’s Chairman Eddie Ferguson and Executive Director Val Short during a presentation on Tuesday from the proceeds of the Foundation’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament held last month.  Attending the presentation were, from left,  April Scott, Boys & Girls Clubs Acting Director, Tanya Evans and Paul Harris, from the Boys & Girls Clubs Board of Directors, Ferguson, Short, and Jeannie Adcock, from Maria Parham Medical Center.

The North Central N.C. Boys & Girls Clubs was designated as the beneficiary of Triangle North Healthcare Foundation’s second annual Golf Tournament, held last month at Henderson Country Club. Based in Henderson and currently led by Acting Director April Scott, the Boys & Girls Clubs received $8,000 from the Foundation’s Chairman Eddie Ferguson and Executive […]