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Community foundation makes $1 million challenge grant to UH Portage Medical Center

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Portage Medical Center Foundation has made a $1 million challenge grant to the community to support the Emergency Department renovation at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center. The Foundation is a separate nonprofit entity, established in 1985 to support the hospital, formerly called Robinson Memorial Hospital.


Golf Event Raises Over $30,000 for UH Portage Medical Center

Friday, July 22, 2016

Supporters from throughout Northeast Ohio participated in the Portage Medical Center Foundation’s 22nd Annual “A Different Kind of Golf Outing” event scramble on July 13 at Windmill Lakes Golf Course in Ravenna. The event raised over $30,000 for the Foundation, which supports programs and services that benefit patient care at University Hospital Portage Medical Center.


Portage Medical Center Foundation Awards Student Scholarships

Friday, June 10, 2016

The Portage Medical Center Foundation recently awarded seven scholarships from donor-directed funds to children of UH Portage Medical Center and affiliated healthcare site employees. Five $1,000 scholarships from the Dr. Peter Chen Medical Staff Scholarship Fund and two $1,000 scholarships from the Dr. Steve and Patti Dean Scholarship Fund were awarded.


Melinda McElfresh Receives 2016 Employee Distinguished Service Award From Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation

Friday, December 11, 2015

Melinda (Mindy) McElfresh, Medical Staff Coordinator at UH Portage Medical Center, recently was selected to receive the Employee Distinguished Service Award from the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation for 2016.


UH Portage Medical Center Gala Raises Over $110,000

Monday, November 2, 2015

The beautiful grounds and rustic ambiance of ThornCreek Winery and Gardens in Aurora was the setting for The Jewel of Portage County Gala, supporting University Hospitals Portage Medical Center, on October 24. The event raised over $110,000 to benefit the hospital’s oncology programs and services.


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