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Prentke Romich to sponsor ALS Advocacy Conference in May

Ohio-based Prentke Romich Company announced its sponsorship of the ALS Association including its 2017 National ALS Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. in May.

Good Friday candlelight vigil set to raise awareness about addiction

The community is invited to gather at the gazebo in downtown Wooster for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness and offer support for the addiction crisis.

Public invited to substance-abuse workshop

To better understanding the disease of addiction and learn about environmental prevention, the University of Akron Wayne College invites the public and area professionals to a free workshop. CEU credits are available for social workers and counselors.

Aultman Orrville’s Weight Management program means success for local couple

Aultman Weight Management provides tools and support for weight-loss efforts with medical tracking, follow-up, staff-directed exercise and supervision from a medical staff.

Aultman Orrville will offer childbirth class

Aultman Orrville will offer a childbirth education class, which will provide information to assist mothers with making informed decisions about their birth experiences.

Aultman Orrville to host Health Talks

Aultman Orrville Hospital will host two Health Talks in April as part of a monthly educational speaker series.

Cystic fibrosis banquet focuses on helping CF families live better one day at a time

The upcoming CF Great Strides Walk will take place at the Hipp Station in Millersburg, where the public can help raise funds and find out where CF research is gaining ground.

Relay For Life of Eastern Wayne County to host Survivor and Caregiver Meet and Greet Breakfast

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Eastern Wayne County will host its Survivor and Caregiver Meet and Greet Breakfast in the Aultman Orrville community room.

Growing Healthy Habits Champion

The Growing Healthy Habits Coalition is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Dr. Andrew Naumoff Healthy Habits Champion.

Viola Startzman Clinic dental assistance goes full-time and implements strategic plan

The Viola Startzman Clinic hired Dr. Mark Gustafson on Nov. 1, allowing for full-time dental services to be available.

Aultman Orrville to offer health talks in January

Aultman Orrville Hospital will host two health talks in January as part of a monthly educational speaker series.

A healing journey from addiction to yoga

Allyson Kopina is now focusing on sharing her story in the hopes of helping others and finding ways to give back through yoga.

East meets West when engineer shifts gears to holistic practice

It was when Stahl went to a health and wellness expo that she first learned about Bioenergetic Medicine and the Biopulsar Reflexograph. Now she speaks about Eastern healing techniques and philosophies.

Rich Dalessandro Memorial Fall Turkey Run/Walk expects 800 participants

The Rich Dalessandro Memorial Fall Turkey 5K is approaching to once again raise money for those struggling with leukemia and lymphoma.

Aultman to host education speaker series

Aultman Orrville Hospital will host three health talks in November as part of a monthly education speaker series.

Aultman Orrville Hospital nurse honored as Cameos of Caring Award recipient

Regina Martin, BSN, RN, CLC, has been named one of the 2016 Cameos of Caring Award recipients.

Aultman Orrville Hospital will host 3 health talks

Aultman Orrville Hospital will host three health talks in October as part of a monthly education speaker series.

Wooster Healthy Living Fall Fitness Challenge: Year 2

A range of activities and classes can be sampled for two months during Wooster Healthy Living's Fall Fitness Challenge.

Chair yoga: You don’t have to stand for it

Chair yoga is, as the name implies, a style of yoga that is done while remaining in a chair. Kathy Russiska leads classes twice weekly at Local Roots in downtown Wooster.

LifeCare Hospice to offer volunteer training

LifeCare Hospice will offer volunteer training in Wooster beginning on Monday, Sept. 19 at 1900 Akron Road.

WooMan Bike Tour is in its 7th year

The seventh annual WooMan Bike Tour is Sept. 18 and starts and finishes at Ride On in Wooster. Riders can choose from three different routes for three different adventures, and registration begins at 7 a.m.

Rising need for information prompts health talk series

Aultman Orrville Hospital will host three health talks in September as part of a monthly education speaker series. All health talks will begin at 6 p.m. in Aultman Orrville community room and are free.

NAMI course helps families and caregivers of adults living with mental illness

NAMI Wayne and Holmes Counties, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its signature Family-to-Family education program for the fall, starting Sept. 6.

Give It Up! helps smokers kick the habit

Aultman Orrville Hospital will offer another session of tobacco cessation classes and continues to lead the fight in tobacco-use treatment in the community. The next round of the Give It Up! tobacco cessation program will begin Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 5 p.m. in the Aultman Orrville Conference Room.

Walk with a Doc in downtown Orrville on Aug. 4

Join Aultman Orrville Hospital President and CEO Marchelle Suppan, DPM, MBA, at Heartland Point on Aug. 4 to Walk with a Doc. Walk with a Doc is a year-round walking program that operates in communities across America and abroad to encourage healthy physical activity for people of all ages.

Aultman Orrville Hospital will hold Safe Sitter program

Aultman Orrville Hospital is offering the Safe Sitter training course for adolescents age 11 and older on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Aultman Orrville Community Room.

Modern-day Job to speak at Rainbow of Hope Auction

Robert Rogers didn't ask for tragedy to inundate his life, but when a flash flood claimed his wife and four children, he turned to the only place he felt he could find a safe haven: God. Rogers has since become a national speaker, promoting hope and faith amidst tragedy and will be the keynote...

Report found fewer Ohio children accessed summer meals

The Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation report released recently by the Food Research & Action Center found that modest growth from 2013 to 2014 in the percentage of eligible children participating in the Summer Food Service Program in Ohio was erased in 2015.

Training course prepares teen sitters for emergencies

Teens can learn what to do in the event of an emergency while they are babysitting.

Walk for Mental Health Wellness event benefits local programs

Wayne and Holmes Counties National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold its annual Walk for Mental Wellness on Saturday, May 14 at Secrest Arboretum on the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center campus. The timing should be just right for the peak blooming season at the arboretum. The...

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