Affinity Health System is pleased to honor health care volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 6 – 12, 2014. Volunteers contributed more than 125,000 hours of service to Affinity Health System last year. Affinity’s volunteer programs offer many opportunities to meet the interests, skills and schedules of a variety of volunteers. Thank you volunteers! You make a difference in our workplace and the lives of those you serve.
Learn a little bit about volunteering at Affinity Health System and how much we appreciate our volunteers by watching these videos.
If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering at Affinity Health System, visit: www.affinityhealth.org/volunteer
Information on volunteering can also be obtained by calling the volunteer services departments at:
Calumet Medical Center, Chilton
Mercy Medical Center, Oshkosh
St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton
On Monday, Sept. 30 from 6 – 9:30 p.m., Calumet Medical Center will host its 11th annual Night for Women event with guest speaker Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.
Rebecca will speak about her battle with colon cancer and share her story about prevention, detection, career, motherhood and everyday life. Affinity Medical Group general surgeon Dr. Peter Janu will also speak about colon cancer and the technological advancements available at Calumet Medical Center.
Here are seven reasons why you should attend the event:
- To hear Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch’s story about her battle with colon cancer and have the opportunity to meet her
- To meet general surgeon Dr. Peter Janu and ask him questions regarding treatment options at Calumet Medical Center
- To have a chance to win a door prize and to receive the surprise in the goodie bags all attendees receive
- To enjoy a fun-filled and educational night out with other women
- To learn what some of the newer businesses and organizations in the area have to offer
- To snack from the free dessert and coffee bar
- To meet and greet with Calumet Medical Center’s two new providers, Jill Schaback, APNP and Jessica Jannette, ANP-BC
This is a great opportunity to get to know Wisconsin’s Lt. Governor on a more personal level, and gain some knowledge about prevention and detection tips for colon cancer. Being educated on this topic and knowing the resources available in your community is something you don’t want to miss out on. Bring your mothers, daughters, sisters or friends and enjoy an educational night out with other women!
The registration cost is $10. You can register online at: www.affinityhealth.org/nightforwomen or call Affinity NurseDirect at 1-800-362-9900. The event will be held at Chilton High School in the Engler Center for the Performing Arts building. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m.
Do you have a child who is between the ages of eight and 12 years old? If so, sign him or her up for a fun-filled day of learning during Calumet Medical Center’s Progressive Agriculture Safety Day. The event will take place on July 16 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Calumet County Fairgrounds in Chilton.
This year’s topics for demonstrations and discussions include:
- CSI investigation
- Tobacco awareness
- Geocach treasure hunt
- Water rescue/dive team
- Home electrical safety
- Making good decisions
- Farm safety
- “Addie” the cow
- Hunting safety
There will be a special opening performance by Move to the Groove. Cost is $10 per child and includes lunch, snacks, a t-shirt and take-home bag. For registration materials, please contact Affinity NurseDirect at 1-800-362-9900 or online here.
We hope to see your child there!