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  1. Aug
    21
    2017

    27th Annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic brings in record-breaking $176,000 for cardiac catheterization lab expansion

    The 27th Annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic, held Saturday, August 12, at the Penn State Golf Courses, netted a record breaking $176,000, with all proceeds supporting an expansion to the Mount Nittany Medical Center cardiac catheterization lab. In total, more than $2.2 million has been raised to help advance healthcare in the region since the Golf Classic’s inception in 1991.

    The fully accredited cardiac catheterization lab is used during an emergency to intervene when a pa...
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  2. Aug
    14
    2017

    Hours left: Golf Classic online auction ends today

    We are counting down the final hours of our online silent auction!

    Funds raised will benefit the cardiac catheterization lab at Mount Nittany Medical Center. The cardiac catheterization lab, which was recently awarded full accreditation, is used during an emergency to intervene when a patient is having a heart attack, or, it can also be used to identify and correct other health conditions of the heart.

    Don’t miss out on your chance to bid on an assortment of packages...
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  3. Aug
    3
    2017

    Get into the swing of giving: Golf Classic online auction now live

    Fundraising efforts for the 27th Annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic kick-off today, Monday, July 31, with an online silent auction. With proceeds benefitting the cardiac catheterization lab at Mount Nittany Medical Center, Mount Nittany Health Foundation will once again partner with Bidding for Good to bring you some great experienced-based packages.

    Whether or not you’re golfing at the event on August 12, community members have a chance to win a variety of packages, includ...
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  4. Jul
    7
    2017

    Annual Paint the Park Pink game scheduled for July 30

    The State College Spikes will be holding the annual Paint the Park Pink night on Sunday, July 30, at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park to help raise money for breast cancer awareness and honor survivors and those battling the disease.

    Held annually and sponsored by Mount Nittany Health, all proceeds will benefit Mount Nittany Health Foundation, which supports the advancement of healthcare available to the community. The Foundation will designate all the money it receives from this gam...
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  5. Jun
    28
    2017

    27th Annual Golf Classic to benefit cardiac catheterization lab

    The 27th Annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic will be held Saturday, August 12, at the Penn State Blue & White Golf Courses, with registration beginning at 9:30 am and a shotgun start beginning promptly at 11:00 am.

    For the third consecutive year, funds raised from this four-person scramble tournament will benefit the cardiac catheterization lab at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

    Team prizes for each flight will be awarded to the 16 winning teams placing first thro...
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  6. Jun
    28
    2017

    Paying it forward for Mount Nittany Health Fit for Play

    When you believe strongly in an organization and its mission, it can be an easy decision to give back. And that’s exactly why Jim and Lorri Bennett created a department-specific fund for Mount Nittany Health Fit for Play.

    “Fit for Play has been a big part of our lives over the past 18 years. We truly believe in the treatment philosophy and the people who provide the care,” says Jim Bennett, MPT, clinical director for outpatient services, Mount Nittany Health Fit for Play.
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  7. Jun
    27
    2017

    Next round of Family Medicine Seminar Series announced

    Mount Nittany Medical Center, in collaboration with the Penn State College of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine, is proud to announce the next round of the Family Medicine Seminar Series.

    - July 20, 2017: Fighting Obesity through the Years, presented by Michelle Shippert, DO, Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine, private practice at Oasis Lifecare, State College, Pa.
    - August 17, 2017: POLSTs, Living Wills, POAs, and Pennsylvania Law: Interpreting Advance...
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  8. May
    8
    2017

    Help us create a healthier community through Centre Gives

    Mount Nittany Health Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people of our region by supporting the advancement of healthcare at Mount Nittany Health. And we couldn’t do that without the generosity of our community.

    We are proud to once again partner with Centre Foundation for Centre Gives, which begins Tuesday, May 9, at 8:00 am, and ends at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, May 10. Centre Gives is a 36-hour online giving event that supports nonprofit organizations in C...
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  9. Apr
    27
    2017

    Behind-the-scenes with Dr. Daniel Bigart

    Get know Daniel Bigart, AuD, CCC-A, audiologist, and learn what inspires him to be your partner in care, and what makes him unique, both professionally and personally!

    Check out the behind-the-scenes interview on our YouTube channel at youtube.com/MountNittanyHealth.

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  10. Mar
    29
    2017

    Grateful Patient gift brings comfort to others

    Late in 2015, area resident and annual Mount Nittany Health Foundation supporter, Linda Gardner, was hospitalized twice. During that time, both she and her husband, Jim, learned firsthand the value of comfortable reclining chairs for patients and their family members.

    Admitted to Mount Nittany Medical Center for chronic neck and back pain in September, Linda visited Mount Nittany Medical Center’s emergency department in December and was sent to the cardiac catheterization lab for...
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  11. Mar
    29
    2017

    Introducing the newest Mount Nittany Health locations and providers

    At Mount Nittany Health, we understand what matters to our community means offering the highest quality of care and wellness to you. Get to know our newest providers, locations and services that help carry out our mission of making people healthier.

    - On January 3, 2017, Mount Nittany Health announced the official opening of Mount Nittany Health Fit for Play as an expansion of its health system. The formerly named Fit for Play Physical Therapy & Fitness Center has provided fitnes...
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  12. Mar
    29
    2017

    Save the date: 27th Annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic

    The 27th Annual Mount Nittany Health Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the Penn Sate Golf Courses. Registration opens at 9:30 am with a shotgun start at 11:00 am. The Golf Classic will be scramble format. All golfers are welcome and funds raised will benefit renovations to the Mount Nittany Medical Center’s cardiac catherization lab. For more information or to register for the event, visit foundation.mountnittany.org/events/golf-classic.
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  13. Feb
    27
    2017

    Charity Ball raises $200,000 for Children’s Advocacy Center

    The 69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball, themed A Starlit Evening on the Serengeti, raised a record breaking $200,000 for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health.

    One of Mount Nittany Health Foundation’s premier fundraisers, more than 600 attendees gathered at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center for the event, chaired by Melissa Hawbaker and co-chaired by Gina Woskob, Saturday, February 11, 2017. Guests enjoyed a cocktail re...
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  14. Jan
    30
    2017

    Let the bidding begin: Charity Ball online auction now live

    Fundraising efforts for the 69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball kick-off today, Monday, January, with an online silent auction. With proceeds benefitting the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health, you can help protect and support the most vulnerable people in our communities – our children.

    Mount Nittany Health Foundation will once again partner with Bidding for Good to bring you approximately 100 items:

    - Four-day stay o...
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  15. Jan
    24
    2017

    Enjoy A Starlit Evening on the Serengeti at the 69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball

    Mount Nittany Health Foundation will hold the 69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball Saturday, February 11, 2017, at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The event, entitled A Starlit Evening on the Serengeti, benefits the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health.

    All are welcome to participate in an online silent auction, held January 30 – February 13, at biddingforgood.com/mnmc. Bidders will have the opportunity to bid on approxim...
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  16. Dec
    12
    2016

    A Starlit Evening on the Serengeti: 69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball

    The 69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball, A Starlit Evening on the Serengeti will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s proceeds will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health.

    The mission of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health, is to meet the needs of the children and families in our region by providing a community-based, child-focus...
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  17. Dec
    12
    2016

    Femto laser-assisted cataract surgery offers clear vision, quality of life

    When he turned 80 this year, Chuck Strauss celebrated his birthday in a unique way. “I got new eyes for my birthday,” Chuck laughs. “I turned 80 on April 19. On April 11, I had the femto cataract procedure done on my right eye, and my left eye was done on April 25.”

    Chuck has worn glasses since the age of 10. Throughout his life, he has enjoyed such eye-dependent pursuits as photography, fishing, hunting, gardening, and travel. About 20 years ago, his ophthalmologist diagnosed hi...
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  18. Dec
    12
    2016

    Meet the newest providers at Mount Nittany Health

    Get to know the newest providers at Mount Nittany Health who are ready to care for you and your family.

    - Allison Ermol, PA-C, OB/GYN, Mount Nittany Physician Group, is inspired and motivated to learn from her patients unique situations and experiences. Allison sees patients at Mount Nittany Health – Park Avenue.
    - Christine Tichansky, DO, FACEP, strives to provide both efficient and compassionate care to each of her patients and treats them as the individuals that they are...
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  19. Dec
    12
    2016

    Philanthropy in action: Trish Riley’s story

    “In 1996, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, and my own journey began then,” explains Trish Riley. That year, Trish began having annual mammograms, at age 35, and has since, never missed an exam. Then, in 2006, Trish’s mother received the devastating news that her cancer had returned.

    After Trish went for her annual mammogram in February 2014, she received a call that the technician wanted her to come back for more pictures of her right breast. “I wasn’t alarmed by that,...
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  20. Dec
    12
    2016

    Save the date: annual Pink Zone game February 26

    Mark your calendars! The annual Play4Kay Game Benefitting Pink Zone is scheduled for Sunday, February 26, 2017. Tip off time will be announced early 2017. Join the Penn State Lady Lions as they welcome Michigan at the Bryce Jordan Center.

    Proceeds from the game benefit education, research and treatment for breast cancer at the local, state and national level.

    The Pennsylvania Pink Zone recently presented a check for $87,500 to the Mount Nittany Health Foundation for ...
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