On Thursday, September 9th and Thursday, September 30th Edgewater Health hosted a “Healthy Harvest” Farmers Market. Patients, staff, and community members had the opportunity to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables at wholesale prices. We are so happy for everyone who joined us and we look forward to next year’s Farmers Market.
The Edgewater Health Board of Directors Retreat was held at the Bottleworks Hotel in Indianapolis on August 19-20, 2021. Ken Carr, Senior Associate with Open Minds led the board and senior leadership through the process of developing a new strategic plan. Attorney T. James Junger with Hall Render, P.C. presented a workshop on Effective Board Governance and the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash, Indiana’s highest honor to Dr. Danita Johnson-Hughes, Edgewater Health President & CEO. It is a personal tribute usually given to those who have rendered a distinguished service to the state or to the governor and is recognized as the highest honor the governor bestows.
Pictured is Dr. Danita Hughes the CEO of Edgewater Health. Dr. Hughes thanked the staff for their years of service and gave expressions for continuing to meet the high-quality care to our patients and the community.
Saturday, August 14th, Edgewater hosted a “Back to School Backpack Giveaway”. A huge “Thank You” to everyone that help to make this event successful; Tolbert & Tolbert, AHEC, Northwest Indiana Area Health Education Center, First Financial Bank, Veterans Life Changing Services, Vendors, Volunteers, and the staff at Edgewater Health. There were 250 backpacks given away.
Edgewater participated at the City of Gary Block Party, Saturday, July 31st.
Edgewater participated at the Community Back 2 School Health Fair on Saturday, July 31st. Representatives were available to give out information regarding our services and administer high blood pressure checks.
Former NFL Player and Motivational Speaker – Dominic Miller
Student Assembly Schedule:
Monday, October 11th 2021 (Calumet New Tech High School; Michigan City High School)
Tuesday, October 12th 2021 (Thea Bowman Leadership Academy; EC Central)
Wednesday, October 13th 2021 (Morton High School; Gavit; Hammond High School)