SPARC brings suicide prevention care home

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on May 18, 2018. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has been at work in Rush County for the last several years, planting seeds for suicide awareness and prevention with their annual Out of the Darkness Walk. Each year, for the past three years, over 500…

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Generous donor makes RMH Med Surg renovation possible

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on April 17, 2018. Since last October, a major renovation has been taking place on the Med Surg, or in-patient, unit of Rush Memorial Hospital. When asked about the renovation, Carrie Tressler, 23-year RMH veteran and VP of Nursing said, “This is the biggest improvement by far…

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Vogel family gift helps cancer patients celebrate

A new bell is hanging in the hallway of the Sheehan Cancer Center. The bell was given in memory of Jim and Barb Vogel by their sons, Jeff and Jon. It is a loud bell, suitable for making a bold and joyful noise each time it is rung by a cancer patient to celebrate the…

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RMH Foundation welcomes new board members

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on February 6, 2018.   As the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation Board prepares for the upcoming year, four new board members have been announced. Dr. Jaime Ayon, Kevin Mandrell, Diana Marlatt, and Ashley Snapp will be joining the board. Dr. Jaime Ayon, RMH Oncologist, is the first physician…

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RMHF Seed Circle hosting “Show Us Your Red” event

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on January 30, 2018. Heart disease is the number one health issue in Rush County. We all can relate to the devastating effects heart disease can pose on our personal health and family health. The Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Seed Circle is excited to announce its annual…

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This post first appeared in the Rushville Republican on January 16, 2018. The Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation recently awarded two Rush Memorial Hospital employees with reimbursement scholarships. Sanket Naik, RMH Rehab Department, and Carrie Scholl, RMH Health Information Department, were the 2017 recipients. Sanket Naik is studying towards a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. He…

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Lights, Love, and Live Reindeer

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on November 28, 2017. The Rush Memorial Hospital Cultivation Club is hosting their annual Lights of Love Community Christmas Tree Lighting on Wednesday, November 29. The community is invited for an amazing Christmas season kick-off.  The event will begin at 5:30pm at the 13th Street entrance of…

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McGee Honored as 2017 Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year

 This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on November 21, 2017. The Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Seed Circle recently held its 5th anniversary celebration. The highlight of the evening was to announce the 2017 Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year. This year’s recipient is Hannah McGee. Hannah is the daughter of Dana Fussner…

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Brian’s Cause exceeds goal

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on November 7, 2017. You set a goal then work and hope that you can reach it. The Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation set the goal for this year’s Brian’s Cause – Together We Can fundraiser at $12,000 and with the help of the business community and many…

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RMHF Seed Circle Celebrating Five Years of Fun and Foundation

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on October 24, 2017. Five years ago a group of local ladies met at Rush Memorial Hospital with RMH Foundation Director Faith Mock to form the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation Seed Circle. The purpose of this organization is to learn more about Rush Memorial Hospital and the…

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