Summer 2017 Heritage eNewsletter

Vincent Announces Retirement

Rick Vincent will retire from his long time position as President and CEO of the Osteopathic Heritage Foundations and affiliate organizations at the end of the year. Read more >

Collaborations & Partnerships

 

Mental Health and Addiction Services: New RFP Released
8/23/2017

Mental Health and Addiction Services: New RFP Released

Building on a successful funding partnership, the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville (OHFN) and 317 Board announced a new funding opportunity designed to strengthen the continuum of care for mental health and addiction services in Athens, Hocking and Vinton counties. Read more >

 

5th Annual Bounty on the Bricks Celebrates and Supports Local Food in Southeast Ohio
8/23/2017

5th Annual Bounty on the Bricks Celebrates and Supports Local Food in Southeast Ohio

“Bounty on the Bricks is a remarkable expression of a community’s commitment to address the food insecurity experienced by vulnerable families in the region,” said Susan Beaudry, director of programs, Osteopathic Heritage Foundations. “Our Nelsonville-based Foundation (OHFN) is proud to join OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital and other funders in the region to match funds raised through this special event to support the Southeast Ohio Foodbank and its network of food pantries.” Read more >

News & Events

 

OHFN Approves Support for the Adam-Amanda Mental Health Rehabilitation Center
8/25/2017

OHFN Approves Support for the Adam-Amanda Mental Health Rehabilitation Center

In June, the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville (OHFN) approved a $100,000 funding award for support to individuals with severe and persistent mental health diagnoses, transitioning from inpatient psychiatric hospitalization back into the community. Foundation funding will support capital renovations for the Adam-Amanda Mental Health Rehabilitation Center in Athens, Ohio.  Read more >

Dr. Nagele’s Alzheimer’s Research Receives NIA Funding Award
8/23/2017

Dr. Nagele’s Alzheimer’s Research Receives NIA Funding Award

Dr. Robert Nagele, professor of Medicine at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging is advancing research efforts to develop a blood test to detect early Alzheimer’s disease and track its progression with support from a three-year, $2,029,394 dollar National Institute of Aging (NIA) grant. Read more >

Susan Beaudry Named to Local Food Advisory Board
8/23/2017

Susan Beaudry Named to Local Food Advisory Board

The Foundations’ Director of Programs, Susan Beaudry, was recently appointed to the joint City of Columbus and Franklin County Board of Commissioners Local Food Advisory Board. In an effort to guide the implementation and progress of the recently adopted Local Food Action Plan, Ms. Beaudry is among several community leaders and food systems experts selected to serve on the board. Read more >

 

LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence Groundbreaking Ceremony
8/23/2017

LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence Groundbreaking Ceremony

In August, Lutheran Social Services (LSS) Choices for Victims of Domestic Violence, the only domestic violence shelter serving Franklin County, recognized a major milestone when community leaders gathered to break ground at the new shelter location. The new facility will replace the current shelter, which is inadequate and often overcrowded. Read more >

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