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MCongrats Feb./March 2024

St. Charles celebrates 70th anniversary

St. Charles Hospital celebrated its 70th year of service in 2023. At the corner of Wheeling Street and Navarre Avenue, St. Charles opened the doors for its first patients on Oct. 19, 1953, with 201 beds, six operating rooms and 40 bassinets. Mercy Health welcomed the family of St. Charles’ first admitted patient, Lester Christian, to celebrate this milestone anniversary. Mercy.com

Directions Credit Union celebrates 70th anniversary

Directions Credit Union also celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2023. Founded in 1953, Directions is one of Ohio’s largest credit unions,  serving more than 100,000 members with 21 branch locations across Ohio and southeast Michigan. Managing a assets worth more than $1 billion, Directions Credit Union, a nonprofit, owned and operated by its members, offers traditional checking and savings services, investments, mortgage loans and more. directionscu.org

The Arts Commission 2023 Merit Award winners

The Arts Commission announced the recipients of the 2023 Merit Awards, recognizing outstanding individual local artists – literary, performing and visual. A panel of regionally renowned artists and cultural leaders reviewed applications to select the winners, which included Ann Trondson, Gail Christofferson, Matthew Johns and Alli Hoag. TheArtsCommission.org 

Mercy Health celebrates investment in Neuroscience Institute

Mercy Health’s continuing investment in a neuroscience program, includes a relocation to the Mercy Health – Neuroscience Institute. A recent $19.1 million renovation and expansion project at Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center focused on creating a more seamless patient experience, including the addition of collaborative spaces for multidisciplinary teams of experts. The space better positions St. Vincent as a centralized location for Mercy Health’s eight outpatient neuroscience locations and seven region hospitals, with access to a comprehensive range of neurological specialties, including neurosurgery, neuroendovascular care, inpatient neurology and a dedicated Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU).  mercy.com/neurotour

Destination Toledo President & CEO to serve on TourismOhio Advisory Board

Governor Mike DeWine appointed Destination Toledo President and CEO, Lance Woodworth to serve on the TourismOhio Advisory Board. Woodworth brings his two decades of experience to the Board. Before serving as President and CEO of Destination Toledo, Woodworth was the General Manager of the Jet Express boat line as well as past Board President of Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Currently, Woodworth also serves on boards for several other Ohio organizations including the Ohio Travel Association, Ohio Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus and the Ohio Society of Association Professionals. Woodworth’s appointment is until September 27, 2024. Ohio.org 

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